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Save the Dates, Texas...

Register here to attend our 2017 Scleroderma Foundation National Patient Education Conference in Chandler, Arizona from Friday, July 21 - Sunday, July 23, 2017.

Scholarships to attend the conference are also currently being accepted. If you qualify, please download our application (below) and mail this and/or any questions you may have, to Kathy Baker at kbaker@scleroderma.org

Click HERE to download an application.

Our next walk is approaching:

October 7, 2017 - Houston's Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walk at Bear Creek Park in Houston - Join us!


Come join us for our next Patient Education Event:

The TBC Programs Commitee invites you all to save the date for our FREE "UT Health - SF Texas Chapter Scleroderma Day" to be held in Houston, Texas on September 30, 2017. 

Register here!

More information will be released with details on how to register as the event draws closer, so be sure to follow us on social media, subscribe to our email updates, and check back to our website. 

For a list of exciting topics that will be covered, please download our "Save the Date" flyer by clicking HERE.

Chapter Support Group Meetings:

Greetings Friends,

A lot of new changes are coming to Texas in 2017. As you will see from our Support Group page, we are excited about the two new merges that have taken place in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and in the Greater Houston areas. Further, we welcome both the Lubbock and Corpus Christi Support Groups to the family. In moving forward, we hope to continue to grow our numbers to offer even more groups in places that currently do not offer the support needed by so many. 

One of the projects we have been working hard on, is the creation of new informative brochures that will allow us to spread awareness throughout the state of the many services available. Please take a moment to download and share from the links below. It is our hope that we may always find ways to reach new audiences. We are forever grateful for your continued support and participation. As always, we look forward to the growth to come!



Click here for more information >>


Check Out These Patient Stories:

Reader's Digest Article – Emily Woods>>
Scleroderma Voice Article Amber Paris>>

Scleroderma Voice Article Caroline Clemens>>

Dallas Morning News Article – Larry Tucker>>

Scleroderma Registry and the DNA Repository Needs You!

More information on the DNA Family Registry >>


About Membership:

Stay connected with the Scleroderma Foundation all year. Join the foundation today, and you will receive the quarterly national magazine, Scleroderma Voice, plus other news about special events, the latest research updates and more! Become a member today >>


About Us

Board of Directors
Audrey Brouwer, President
Jacob Davila, Vice President
Jan Wilkerson, Vice President
Peggy Brown, Treasurer

Contact Information

Audrey Brouwer, President 
Scleroderma Foundation, Texas Chapter 101 W. McDermott Dr. Suite 115
P.O. Box 1836
Allen, TX 75013

Phone: 972-396-9400
Toll-free Phone: 866-532-7673

Fax: 972-649-7910
Email: TXchapter@scleroderma.org  

Board Members
Jamie Adams
Kathy Baker
Emily Woods
Diane Lee

Medical Advisory Board
Shervin Assassi, M.D.
Gowri Balachandar, M.D.
Melissa Costner, M.D.
Alexander Duarte, M.D.
Hernando Garcia M.D.
Heidi Jacobe, M.D.
Mark D. Khorsandi, M.D.
Maureen D. Mayes, M.D.
Dr. Richard W. McCallum, M.D.
Philip L. Nauert, D.D.S.
Dipan J. Shah, M.D.
Matthew Q. Pompeo, M.D.


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