Pictured: Marion and Jim Moore, Susan Carter (CEO of Arthritis Foundation’s South Central Region,) and Dr. John Hardin.

Striking one in every five adults and 300,000 children, arthritis is one of the nation’s leading causes of disability.

In an effort to improve the lives of the 3.9 million adults and 25,000 children across Texas who struggle every day with this health epidemic, several local neighbors have contributed to the Arthritis Foundation, which works to improve the lives of the with information, events, research grants, and advocacy activities.

Most recently, members from the Dallas medical community, foundation board members and supporters of the Arthritis Foundation gathered for the organization’s salon series, “Breaking Science; Breaking Silence” at the Preston Hollow estate of Marion and Jim Moore on June 17.

The VIP reception featured Dr. John Hardin, who, as the vice president of research for the foundation, acts as the lead scientific reviewer and spokesperson on research, medical studies and the treatment of arthritis and related diseases.

Preston Hollow neighbors Dee Collins Torbert, Karee Sampson and Judy Ninman were also in attendance.

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