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News & Events : Upcoming Events

Marathons, Fun Runs, & Walks:

Want to sponsor a local fun run or walk to raise awareness about vascular disease and raise money for VDF? Contact us today to learn how you can sponsor a local event in your community.

September 2007

September 26 , 2007 - VIVA07

VIVA07 is coming to Las Vegas on September 26.  Save the date for this exciting fun run/walk in sunny Las Vegas to help raisie awareness about vascular disease. Contact us for more information or download a registration form today!

October 2007

Sunday, October 7, 2007 - LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon

For the second year in a row VDF is sending a team of runners to the 30th Anniversary LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon. You can support Team VDF by sponsoring a runner, visit the Team Site and make a donation today!

Going to be in Chicago on Oct. 7 and want to help out? Contact us and find out how you can volunteer at the marathon!

Public Events:

If you are planning a vascular disease public education/awareness event, please contact us and we will post the details here.

September 2007

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is hosting Free Vascular Screenings

Free vascular screenings will be available to the public during the month of September. For more information, please visit For more information, please contact 800-258-7188 or email

Vascular Disease Professionals:

Contact us to list your professional event!

September 2007

Thrombosis Summit 2007 NATF
Saturday, September 29, 2007, Boston, MA

The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF) is offering a 1-day symposium emphasizing Clinical Science and professional education regarding prophylaxis measures and critical developments in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of thrombotic disorders.  Focused sessions in 5 key areas include:

1) Translational research

2) Clinical research

3) Prevention and education

4) Public policy

5) Advocacy (featuring special guest lecturers Melanie Bloom, Ajay Kakkar, MD, Rear Admiral Kenneth P. Moritsugu, MD, MPH, George G. Shashaty, MD, and Susan B. Shurin, MD).

The event is free but requires pre-registration. For more information, please visit the Thrombosis Summit 2007 Web site.