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Welcome to the New England Chapter Website!

Our chapter offers support groups, events and other resources for people living in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Rhode Island.
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Fundraising Season Begins

It's Walk season! Check out our 2014 list of events by clicking the "View Special Events" button to the left. There you will see a list of all our fundraising events along with links to register. If you are interested in volunteering for any event, contact the main office at 978-887-0658.


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As a member of the Scleroderma Foundation New England Chapter, you will receive The New England "BEACON" newsletter and the "Scleroderma VOICE" magazine. Find out how!

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Please let us know if you have moved, or are planning to move. We try to keep our database as updated as possible so you won’t miss any news from us! Just call us at  (888) 525-0658.

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About Us

Board of Directors
Marie Coyle, President
Sheryl Elkins, Secretary
Peter L. Hart, Treasurer

Board Members
John Burke, III, Esq.
Elysia Cappellucci
Bruce Gordon
John Kimball, Esq.
David Ornstil
David Rosenberg
Jeanmarie Skahan
Elaine Schwager

Medical Advisory Board
Vincent Falanga, M.D.
Harrison Farber, M.D.
Carol Feghali Bostwick, Ph.D.
Humphrey Gardner, M.D.
David M. Leader, DMD
Thomas Medsger, Jr., M.D.
Peter Merkel, M.D.
John Mulliken, M.D.
Andrew Plaut, M.D.
Robert Simms, M.D.

Contact Information

Executive Director: Jack Armitage,
Office Manager: Rebecca Dube

Office Mailing Address
Scleroderma Foundation, New England Chapter
462 Boston Street, Suite 1-1
Topsfield, MA 01983

Toll-free Phone: 888-525-0658
Phone: 978-887-0658
Fax: 978-887-0659
General Information:

Our Mission

The MISSION of the Chapter is to help patients make contact with each other through Support Groups, Newsletters, and Meetings;

To EDUCATE and INFORM the public about scleroderma, its meaning, and its consequences through a central base; to ENCOURAGE more awareness within the medical profession;

To PROMOTE and raise funds for medical research seeking the cause and cure of scleroderma.


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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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