Scleroderma Foundation: Greater Chicago Chapter
What's Coming Up:
As we approach the holidays, make sure to contact your support group leaders to confirm dates and times of meetings.
Making life easier for patients. Making strides toward a cure.
The mission of the Scleroderma Foundation is focused on three critical goals:
Whether you're a scleroderma patient, have a friend or family member with scleroderma, or just want to learn more about the disease, we have valuable resources, education opportunities and fundraising events for you!
Board of Directors
Contact InformationChapter Contact:
Stephanie Somers, Executive Director
Veronica Chevalier, Marketing & Events Coordinator
Scleroderma Foundation, Greater Chicago Chapter
134 N. LaSalle St. Suite 1360
Chicago, IL. 60602
Sustaining Board Members
Medical Advisory Board
Patient Education Conference: Saturday, October 10, 2015
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Lurie Medical Research Building, First Floor, 303 E. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60611
Parking: Huron/Superior Garage (222 E. Huron St) or Erie/Ontario Garage (321 E. Erie St)
Hear from medical experts on topics related to scleroderma and connect with others in the scleroderma community. Education events are free to attend; friends and family are welcome.
8:00-9:00 am Breakfast & Registration
9:00 am-3:00 pm Presentations and Lunch
Topics to include: Management of the Skin, Interstitial Lung Disease, The Science of Fat Grafting, Managing a Chronic Illness, Oral Care, Thriving with Scleroderma, Scleroderma in African Americans
Support groups provide a forum to share thoughts, concerns and information. They are a great way to share information and provide encouragement to one another. Find a support group in your area or connect with others by phone.
We have new support groups in Highland Park, IL, Northwest Indiana and Milwaukee, WI.
Looking to start a new support group in your area? Contact us at 312-660-1131.
Thank you to our 2015 sponsors!