Since 2000, the American Academy of Dermatology has awarded more than 285 Shade Structure Grants to organizations across the country. Together, these structures provide shade each day for more than 573,000 individuals. The following listing includes names of organizations that were awarded Shade Structure Grants in 2013, and the dermatologists who sponsored these efforts. Each organization listed will receive a grant of up to $8,000 to use toward the construction of a permanent shade structure.
2013 AAD Shade Structure Grant Program recipients and AAD member sponsors:
- ArtSpace Charter School, Swannanoa, N.C.
Sponsored by: Elise Rackoff, MD, FAAD
- Blue Ridge Elementary School, Blue Ridge, Ga.
Sponsored by: Carlton Faulk, MD, FAAD
- Boca Raton Christian School, Boca Raton, Fla.
Sponsored by: Michele Moraes, MD, PA, FAAD
- Butterfield Elementary, Tucson, Ariz.
Sponsored by: Elka Eisen, MD, FAAD
- Chaparral Middle School, Alamogordo, N.M.
Sponsored by: Andrew Ondo, MD, FAAD
- Coleman Elementary School, San Rafael, Calif.
Sponsored by: Kim Frederickson, MD, FAAD
- Creekside Elementary School PTA, Durham, N.C.
Sponsored by: Judith Szulecki, MD, FAAD
- CUMNS Kids, Indianapolis, Ind.
Sponsored by: John Stephens, MD, FAAD
- Glen Ellyn Park District, Glen Ellyn, Ill.
Sponsored by: Erica Rogers, MD, FAAD
- Interfaith Child Development Center, The Woodlands, Texas
Sponsored by: Holly Hazlett, MD, FAAD
- Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region, Washington, D.C.
Sponsored by: Marvin Chadab, MD, FAAD
- Marvin Elementary School PTO, Marvin, N.C.
Sponsored by: Marc Darst, MD, FAAD
- McBrayer Elementary School, Morehead, Ky.
Sponsored by: Mary Guiglia, MD, FAAD
- Millsap Elementary School, Millsap, Texas
Sponsored by: Elaine Miller, DO
- Mississippi Children’s Museum, Jackson, Miss.
Sponsored by: Chemene Quinn, MD, FAAD
- Newton Elementary, Newton, Texas
Sponsored by: Matthew Rowley, MD, FAAD
- Oakland Junior High School, Columbia, Mo.
Sponsored by: John DeSpain, MD, FAAD
- Rossiter Elementary School, Helena, Mont.
Sponsored by: Jeffry Goldes, MD, FAAD
- Roundup River Ranch, Gypsum, Colo.
Sponsored by: Jean Urquhart, MD, FAAD
- Sadler and Southmayd Consolidated ISD, Sadler, Texas
Sponsored by: Creed Stewart, MD, FAAD
- YMCA of Greater Rochester – Camp Cory, Penn Yan, N.Y
Sponsored by: Pamela Leve, MD, FAAD
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