Scleroderma Foundation, Michigan Chapter

For over 40 years, the scleroderma community has counted on us to support patients, educational efforts and a cure. Can we count on your monetary support today?

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Making life easier for patients. Making strides toward a cure.

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The Scleroderma Foundation Michigan Chapter is here to help.

Welcome to the Scleroderma Foundation Michigan Chapter website. Whether you're a scleroderma patient, have a friend or family member with scleroderma, or just want to learn more about the disease, we are so pleased you're here.

Click around to find information on scleroderma and its effects, strategies for coping with the disease, links for support, and news about fun and educational events sponsored by our chapter. Also, check out our brochure to learn more about scleroderma, symptoms of scleroderma, and the efforts of the Michigan Chapter.

The Scleroderma Foundation is a federally qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to serving the needs of the scleroderma community. The mission of the Foundation is threefold: To provide educational and emotional support to people with scleroderma and their families; to stimulate and support research designed to identify the cause and cure of scleroderma as well as improve methods of treatment; and, to enhance the public's awareness of this disease.

We're here for you—and we'd love to hear from you.

Want to volunteer, donate, or learn more about the chapter and its events? Feel free to contact us; we're here to help in any way we can.

Contact Information:

Laura Dyas, Executive Director

Scleroderma Foundation Michigan Chapter
23999 Telegraph Rd.
Southfield, MI 48033
Phone: 248-595-8526

Donations made in the form of a check should be sent to our mailing address:

Scleroderma Foundation
300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105
Danvers, MA 01923


People making a difference.

There are countless scleroderma patients in Michigan who need support from our chapter. The members of our board work hard to raise awareness of our chapter's mission and to ensure each and every patient gets the help they need.

If you are interested in joining our Board of Directors, contact Laura Dyas at (248) 595-8526 or and explore position responsibilities.

Interested in joining our Board? Please fill out our recruitment questionnaire.

Board of Directors

Katie Rehrauer,
Q and A

John Michalski,
Vice President
Q and A

Gabrielle Cairns,
Q and A

Pamela Pour,
Q and A

Board Members

Carol Baldwin
Q and A

Alison Bodle
Q and A

Julie Crego
Q and A

Chandra Y. Hardrick-Hamblin
Q and A

Josh Jarvie
Q and A

Cynthia Peppers
Q and A

Medical Advisory Board

Dr. Carol Beals
Dr. Josephine P. Dhar
Dr. Reda Girgis
Dr. Richard Martin
Dr. Vivek Nagaraja
Dr. Richard Neubig
Dr. Nina Ramessar
Dr. Ashraf Sadeghi-Girgis

National Sponsors
Platinum Corporate Sponsor


Gold Corporate Sponsors

Boehringer Ingelheim Plain

Horizon Therapeutics logo

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank you for considering a corporate or individual donation to the Michigan Chapter. Your $1,500 to $5,000 sponsorship gift will support our efforts throughout the year. To select an opportunity, see how your donation will be allocated and for more information, view our sponsorship form.

You can also contact Laura Dyas at

Technology Sponsor - $5,000
Informational and Marketing Sponsor - $5,000
Office Supplies Sponsor - $2,500
Support Group Sponsor - $2,500
Awareness and Marketing Campaign - $1,500