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Linda Lee Wells Memorial Education Day - Saturday, April 5th, 9:30am - 3pm

Speakers: Dr. Heidi Gilchrist, Dr. Sheetal Desai, Dr. Nunzio Bottinin; member panel

Topics: Skin care, Raynaud's, the latest research on fibroblasts, and more

Location: Fairbanks Ranch Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe

Visit this link for more information and to register: Education


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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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