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Who Are We?

DOCAR Foundation is a group of volunteers dedicated to promoting the mission and social objectives of the Foundation.

THE MISSION:

  • -Promote the creation of medical institutes and to foster research in the areas of childhood-onset rheumatologic and collagen vascular diseases.
  • Promptly identify childhood onset rheumatologic diseases in the community in order to provide effective early treatment.
  • Provide judicious medical management and to provide optimal rehabilitation through various modalities of physical therapy.
  • Ensure the psychological well being of affected children and to support the families involved.

SOCIAL OBJECTIVES:

The social objectives of the Foundation are to create bonds between afflicted families and heighten awareness of Rheumatologic illnesses and their social and economic impact. We also seek to promote better understanding of the illnesses and to remove unnecessary barriers, to improve care, and to ensure the highest attainable quality of life despite the limitations these children face.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MILAGROS (MILLIE) ARIZA, MD FFAP
President
milariza@hotmail.com

Rosa Almonte Paulino, MD
Pediatric Rheumatologist Medical Advisor in Dom. Rep.
rosaster@hotmail.com

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Julia D. Pineda, MD
First Vice President
jdpineda@aol.com

Lic. Rosa Báez Nadal
Treasurer
rositanadal@gmail.com

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Marisa Castro
Second Vice President
Marivice579@yahoo.com

Pilar Sebelen
Director of Public Relations

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Lic. Flor L. Mateo
Secretary
florlopezdemateo@gmail.com

Lic. Isabel A. Troncoso
First Vocal
isatroncoso@gmail.com

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Celeste Castillo
Second Vocal