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Welcome to the South Carolina Chapter Website!

We are based in the Greenville area. We are here to serve you, so please feel free to contact us about our support groups and other resources!
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Charleston Area Scleroderma Patient & Family Meet and Greet

Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the meeting room of MUSC West Ashley Clinic located at 2125 Charlie Hall Boulevard in Charleston, SC 29414.

Join the SC Chapter and members of the MUSC Division of Rheumatology & Immunology for a meet and greet to re-start the Charleston Area Support Group. Refreshments will be served. RSVP by Wednesday, September 5, 2018 to or to 864-617-0237.

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Chapter Support Group Meetings

  • Save the date for the Greenville Support Group's next meeting on Saturday, August 25 at 1:30 PM at the MD360 clinic in Powdersville, South Carolina. If you are interested in attending this group, please email the South Carolina Chapter at and provide your email and regular mail addresses so that you can be added to the mailing list. 
  • Save the date for the quarterly PiedmontScleroderma Support Group meeting that is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Piedmont Medical Center located in Rock Hill, SC. Please feel free to contact the support group leaders Kay or Jerry with questions at

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Save the Date: 9th Annual Amy K. Parrish Scleroderma Patient Education Conference

Save the date for Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. More information coming soon!

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News from the Fourth Annual Thomas Mills Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walk/5K

We had a great event in June and raised $19,700.01! Thank you to everyone who attended and helped us raise money for Scleroderma research and patient education events.


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About Us

Board of Directors
Susan Melvin, President
Karen Kemper, PhD., Vice President
Jeannie Freeman, Treasurer
Frances Parrish, Secretary

Contact Information

Scleroderma Foundation, South Carolina Chapter
713-D East Greenville Street
Box 194
Anderson, SC 29621
Phone: 864-617-0237

Board Members

  • Laura Baur 
  • Katherine Gorritti
  • Bobby Francis 



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Watch videos pertaining to events held by our chapter and a few fun extras. 


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