Who We Are

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

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
Scottsdale,  AZ 85271

P.O. Box 86082
Tucson, AZ 85745

HDSA Associate Director, Regional & Chapter Development
Deb Boyd
p. 269-629-5452
e: dboyd@hdsa.org

HDSA Manager, Regional & Chapter Development
Neekia Davis
p. 212-242-1968 x233
e: ndavis@hdsa.org