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Ian McKittrick—Outreach Director

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Ian McKittrick

Ian worked most-recently as a research assistant for the division of Cardiology at the University of Colorado, Denver, where he studied urinary MMP (matrix metalloproteinase) biomarkers for cardiovascular complications in diabetes. He enjoys playing bass guitar and has performed with the bands Neshamah and Gang Forward. He recently returned from a bicycle tour that took him from Canada to Mexico along the Pacific Coast, and he enjoys a variety of outdoor activities.

In his role as Outreach Director, Ian finds participants for SYS stories, builds relationships with the media, and organizes events.

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Ian’s Share Your Story Articles:

Delaney Bjork at Bonforte park in Colorado Springs

Stand Up to Epilepsy

Posted on Jul 24th, 2013 - By Ian - 3 Comments

Delaney Bjork comes across as your average fifteen-year-old teenager. She smiles a lot, she is vibrant, and she is excited about her future. Right…

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A Thicker Skin

Posted on Feb 11th, 2013 - By Ian - 3 Comments

In September of 2009, Seize the World interviewed Deanna Adams just after she completed the Great Divide Mountain Bike Race (GDMBR).  Deanna is a…

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Tina at Coffee at the Point Cafe in Denver

Paying It Forward

Posted on Dec 13th, 2012 - By Ian - 3 Comments

Tina White is a 36-year-old mother of two living in Denver, Colorado.  Tina also has epilepsy and suffers from tonic-clonic (grand mal) and complex…

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Faith In Me

Posted on Aug 1st, 2012 - By Ian - 2 Comments

John Olson has had epilepsy since he was four years old.  He has also summited eleven of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks, also known as…

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