Shade Structure Grant Program recipients

Since 2000, the American Academy of Dermatology has awarded more than 325 Shade Structure Grants to organizations across the country. Together, these structures provide shade each day for more than 600,000 individuals. The following listing includes names of organizations that were awarded Shade Structure Grants in 2015, 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.

2015 AAD Shade Structure Grant Program recipients and AAD member sponsors:

Belle Hall Elementary, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina

Sponsored by Diana Antonovich, MD, FAAD

 

Blossomwood Elementary School, Huntsville, Alabama

Sponsored by Melinda Birchmore-Musick, MD, FAAD

 

Champaign Church of the Brethren, Champaign, Illinois

Sponsored by Ellen Jacobsen, MD, FAAD

 

Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired, Kansas City, Missouri

Sponsored by Amy Nopper, MD, FAAD

 

Colvin Run Elementary School, Vienna, Virginia

Sponsored by Suraj Venna, MD, FAAD

 

Fluvanna County High School Athletics Booster Club, Palmyra, Virginia

Sponsored by Joshua Black, MD, FAAD

 

French Creek Valley Christian Campus, Saegertown, Pennsylvania

Sponsored by Peter Pless, MD, FAAD

 

Grandview Elementary, Manhattan Beach, California

Sponsored by Ashley Magovern, MD, FAAD

 

Great Plains Zoo, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sponsored by Kelly Jerstad, MD, FAAD

 

Holy Redeemer School, College Park, Maryland

Sponsored by Jane Chew, MD, FAAD

 

James Workman Middle School, Cathedral City, California

Sponsored by Donald R. Scott, MD, FAAD

 

Londonberry School, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Sponsored by Kathryn Bonnett, MD, FAAD

 

Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School, Davis, California

Sponsored by Meghan Zavod, MD, FAAD

 

Miss Tina’s Preschool, Inc.  Greenwood, Arkansas

Sponsored by Sandra Johnson, MD, FAAD

 

Parents for Canalino, Carpentaria California

Sponsored by Patricia Walker, MD, FAAD

 

Ridgetop Elementary, Austin, Texas

Sponsored by Moise Levy, MD, FAAD

 

Springfield Public Schools Early Childhood Special Education, Springfield, Missouri

Sponsored by Dean Mittman, MD, FAAD

 

Stiles Point Elementary, Charleston, South Carolina

Sponsored by Betsy Furukawa, MD, FAAD

 

Union County Elementary School, Blairsville, Georgia

Sponsored by Perry Scallan, MD, FAAD 

 

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