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Welcome to the Delaware Valley Chapter Website!

Founded in 1988, our chapter serves eastern Pennsylvania, southern/central New Jersey and Delaware. Learn More »

To donate directly to the Delaware Valley Chapter, mail checks to:
385 Kings Highway North
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

SIZZLING  NEWS...A fresh new study at University of Pennsylvania

This study is about Subcutaneous abatacept vs. placebo with Dr. Sandorfi as the site investigator.
More information about this study can be found at ASSET flyer.
Or contact Jacquelyn C. Thomas, MPH CHES at 215-614-4406 or (tell them we sent you ;-) )

Upcoming Educational Seminar in Philadelphia 
Saturday, May 21
from 9:00 – 11:15 am (registration & breakfast start at 8:30)

  • Peter Merkel, MD, MPH – Update on Research at UPenn
  • Nora Sandorfi, MD– New Medications for Scleroderma
  • Chris Derk, MD – Question & Answer Session
  • Pulmonologis – Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension & Scleroderma

Location: Smilow Center for Translational Research, 3400 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104 (attached to Perelman Center)
Parking: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine Parking Garage *RSVP by Friday, May 13

Event is free. *Preregistration required. Breakfast will be served
To register, email or call 856-779-7225
For more information, click here

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Chapter Support Group Meetings
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Available to distribute to your doctors' offices. Contact the SFDV office for printed copies.
Chapter Brochure
Support Group Information Card

In-depth compilation of social services in our territory, what they provide, and how to contact them:
Social Services Guide - National, NJ, PA, DE 

The SFDV Is Here To Help

The Scleroderma Foundation Delaware Valley Chapter (SFDV) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving the needs of people with Scleroderma in central/southern New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware.


Our Mission

  • To help patients and their families cope with Scleroderma through mutual support programs, peer counseling, physician referrals, and educational information.
  • To promote public awareness and education through patient and health professional seminars, literature, and publicity campaigns.
  • To stimulate and support research to improve treatment and, ultimately, find the cause and cure of Scleroderma and related diseases.


Contact Information

Scleroderma Foundation Delaware Valley Chapter
385 Kings Highway North
Cherry Prof. Bldg.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Toll-free Phone: 866-675-5545
Local Phone: 856-779-7225

Board of Directors
Nancy Waltermire, President
Neerja Bhagat, Vice President
Pat McGann, Secretary
Nathan Hayward, Treasurer

Board Members
Susan Pierce
Bill Cowan
Christine Gaydos
Joyce Roby-Washington
Joan Forrer
Elizabeth Walker
Elaine Blodgett
Angie Crowl 
Michael Tomeo 

Fee Sepahi, Executive Director
Colleen Ferara, Support Group Manager
Mary Ann Steffen, Administrative Assistant

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Photo Gallery

Look through photo galleries from previous events held by our chapter.



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


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