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Welcome to the Texas Bluebonnet Chapter Website!

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Upcoming Texas Chapter Events:

Saturday, June 29, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: 
Dallas/Fort Worth Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walk,
in Lewisville

Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.: 
You Dine - They Donate 15%
Fish City Grill in Lake Highlands (Dallas area)

  • You Dine and Fish City Grill - Lake Highlands will donate 15% of total day's proceeds

Saturday, September 28, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.: 
Scleroderma Day presented in partnership with
UT Health Scleroderma Center

Thursday, October 10, 2019: 
Painting With a Twist, Houston - Midtown

  • Save the Date for this Fun Fundraiser for Texas Bluebonnet Chapter

Texas Chapter Support Groups

Vist our Support Groups Home Page for locations, dates & times of a Support Group meeting most convenient for you. 

Stay Connected


For questions, please email us at txchapter@scleroderma.org OR contact our office at (281) 880-4992.

About Membership:

Stay connected with the Scleroderma Foundation all year. Join the foundation today, and you will receive the quarterly national magazine, Scleroderma Voice, plus other news about special events, the latest research updates and more! Become a member today >>



The Scleroderma Foundation has a three-fold 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 treatments and, ultimately, find the cause and cure of scleroderma and related diseases. 

For more information about our chapter, download our Texas Bluebonnet Chapter brochure from a link below:

About Us

Executive Committee
Diane Lee Chapter President
Kathy Baker, Vice President, (c) Programs and Services
Peggy Brown, Treasurer, (c) Budget and Finance
Misti Chapman, Secretgary, (c) Social Media

Board of Directors (c)=Committee Chair
Debbi Charlton,
(c) Support Groups
Jacob Davila, (c) Public Awareness/Advocacy/Juvenile

Jason Delancy (c) Budget and Finance
Jovana Desarden, (c) Fundraising

Committee Chairs and Office (non-Board)
Emily Woods, (c) Medical Advisory Board, Nomination & Elections
Edna Mackey, Office Manager 

Medical Advisory Board
Shervin Assassi, M.D.
Gowri Balachandar, M.D.
Melissa Costner, M.D.
Alexander Duarte, M.D.
Hernando Garcia M.D.
Heidi Jacobe, M.D.
Mark D. Khorsandi, M.D.
Maureen D. Mayes, M.D.
Richard W. McCallum, M.D.
Dipan J. Shah, M.D. 
Matthew Q. Pompeo, M.D.

Contact Information

Scleroderma Foundation 
Texas Bluebonnet Chapter
110 Cypress Station Drive, Suite 117
Houston, TX 77090

Phone: (281) 880-4992
Fax: (281) 880-4996

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Actelion 2019 sponsor      Boehringer Ingelheim 2019 sponsor

We now have TWO Houston area Support Groups: one in Deer Park for the Southeast side of Houston and the North Houston group meets at our new Texas Chapter office near I-45 and 1960.