Waner Foundation Mission Statement
Waner Children’s Vascular Anomaly Foundation was established in 2007 by co-founders Milton Waner, M.D., Edward Foster and Sherri Foster. The vision of the foundation is set out in three parts; to provide financial assistance to families with children afflicted by these vascular anomalies, to provide or fund research directly related to understanding and treating vascular birthmarks and to support the activities of the Vascular Birthmark Institute of New York in their efforts to educate the medical community through seminars and a fellowship for training other physicians.
Dr. Waner is a world-renown authority relating to vascular anomalies. He is currently Co-Director of the Vascular Birthmarks Institute of New York at Roosevelt Hospital and continues to be a pioneer in the research and treatment of hemangiomas and other vascular anomalies.
Sherri is the mother of a child who suffered severe, aggressive segmental hemangiomas. She is currently the Patient Advocate for the Vascular Birthmark Institute of New York.
Edward is the father of a child who suffered severe, aggressive segmental hemangiomas. He is also General Counsel for a company in Kansas City.
Tom is the senior tax partner with MOORE STEPHENS FROST, an international CPA firm headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas. He is a CPA and an ATTORNEY and licensed to practice in Texas, Arkansas and California.
Janna is the mother of a child with a hemangioma of the forehead that was treated by one of Dr. Waner's colleagues. CHOICES I&A/Enrollment Case Manager, Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability, TN.
Jeremy A. Abramson