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Welcome to the San Diego Chapter Website!

We are here to support you and help you understand the facts about scleroderma.
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 Join our 5K WALK and Family Fun Day
 Sat, Aug 23rd at Liberty Station
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  Special Support Group Presentation - Saturday, August 2nd
  Dr. Holly Hauser, "Sclero Soup" - The ABC's of the many tests patients need for effective diagnosis and care 
  For more information, visit this link: Encinitas Support Group



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About Us

Board of Directors

 Bill Martin, President
 Stephen Williams, Vice President
 Cyndy Martin, Treasurer
 Brenda Jones, Secretary

Contact Information

Chapter Contact
Kelly Davidson, Executive Director

SF Greater San Diego Chapter
P.O. Box 502948
San Diego, CA 92150
Phone: 619-655-4342


 Laurie Hansley
 Holly Hauser, MD, Medical Director
 Diana Monreal-Wake
 Mark Orozco

Medical Advisory Board
Dr. Holly Hauser, MD

 Dr. Sheetal Desai, MD
 Dr. Heidi Gilchrist, MD
 Dr. Suzanne Merrill-Nach, MD


Board Member Emeritus
 Fletcher Diehl


The purpose of the San Diego Chapter is to support the National Foundation's mission of Support, Education and Research:

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

We have Support Group Meetings every month. The schedule is subject to change, so please see our Support Group page for schedule details and contact information.


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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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