In the News

Connecting with others

Written on September 01, 2021

On the day after Christmas in 2020, Candi Yenchenko gathered with a small group of friends for a gift exchange. What started as an innocent night of fun and holiday cheer, quickly turned for the worse.

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Dr. BJ Miller Announced as Keynote Speaker

Written on June 07, 2021

We’re excited to hear Dr. Miller share his journey as a survivor and the impact it's had on his outlook on life. His message will explore how to own our limitations and find meaning in every day through creativity, a sense of belonging, and connection.

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Finding healing through Virtual Support Group

Written on July 22, 2021

"These programs, specifically the Virtual Support Groups, have been life-changing. Being able to connect with other survivors is something I'm thankful for every day. "

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Press + Media

Written on February 08, 2021

Explore news articles and other media content featuring Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors.

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Interview with Jeanette Johnson

Written on July 01, 2021

We recently sat down with Jeanette Johnson to learn more about her experience at Phoenix World Burn Congress (WBC): Engage.

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FDA Approves Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals' StrataGraft®

Written on June 18, 2021

FDA Approves StrataGraft®, an allogeneic cultured keratinocytes and dermal fibroblasts in murine collagen – dsat.

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Mrs. Colorado 2021 - Beauty From Ashes Queen

Written on June 16, 2021

Before the explosion, Danette had dreams to compete in the Miss America pageant but after the accident, she thought that dream was over. Now 40 years later, she found the strength and courage to take the stage at a Colorado beauty pageant - and in early June, Danette was crowned Mrs. Colorado 2021!

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Breslau Society Spotlight: George Pessotti

Written on June 11, 2021

Through a planned gift to Phoenix Society, George Pessotti has cemented his legacy through his life-changing impact on future generations of the burn community as it carries Alan Breslau’s vision forward.

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Introducing Our New Board Members

Written on June 11, 2021

These experts and leaders join the Phoenix Society Board of Directors from a variety of fields including medical devices, fire protection, and burn recovery research. Their passion and commitment to serving the burn community will help us amplify our impact and ensure no one recovers from a burn injury alone.

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Letter from the CEO

Written on June 11, 2021

As a new survivor, burn nurse, or a veteran CEO, the focus is the same: seek diverse viewpoints, listen with humility, and remember—a movement is greater than one person.

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