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Who We Are

Welcome to the Huntington's Disease Society of America's (HDSA) Arizona Chapter. We are a part of HDSA's Pacific Region.



Our Mission

To improve the lives of everyone affected by Huntington's disease and their families.



Our Vision

A world free of Huntington's disease.



About HDSA

The Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) is the premier nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington's disease. From community services and education to advocacy and research, HDSA is the world's leader in providing help for today, hope for tomorrow for people with Huntington's disease and their families. In the battle against Huntington's disease no one fights alone. At HDSA, family is everything.​



HDSA Centers of Excellence

The HDSA Centers of Excellence provide an elite multidisciplinary approach to Huntington's disease care and research. HDSA currently has 50 Centers of Excellence across the United States.

At these world-class facilities, patients benefit from expert neurologists, psychiatrists, therapists, counselors and other professionals who have deep experience working with families affected by HD and who work collaboratively to help families plan the best HD care program throughout the course of the disease.

For the exact address of each HDSA Center of Excellence, click here for our Locate Resources page



Contact Us

Phoenix Resource Coordinator:
Dawn Magid
Phone: (602) 222-9312
Email: dmagid@hdsa.org

Tucson Resource Coordinator: 
Marji DeWald
Phone: (520) 306-1624
Email: mdewald@hdsa.org

Director, Center for Pediatric Movement Disorders/Co-director, Neurogenetics Program:
Michael Kruer, MD
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Phone: (602) 933-0970
Email: mkruer@phoenixchildrens.com

Arizona Chapter
1776 N Scottsdale Rd
#10844
Scottsdale,  AZ 85271

Tucson
P.O. Box 86082
Tucson, AZ 85745

HDSA Regional Development Manager:
Susan Heppner
Huntington’s Disease Society of America
30724 Benton Road, Suite C-302 #510
Winchester, CA 92596
Phone: (760) 566-5161
Email: sheppner@hdsa.org  

HDSA Regional Development Director:
Anita Dominguez
Huntington’s Disease Society of America
P. O. Box 10368
Burbank, CA 91510-0368
Phone: (760) 566-9622
Email: adominguez@hdsa.org