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Texas HDSA Chapter
President:   Kim Krahn
Email:           kimkrahn@aol.com
Address:     PO Box 204086
                 Austin, TX 78720

Helpline:       (972) 724-1367
Phone:       (800) 910-6111 Toll Free
Fax:              (972) 539-7006
Website:    http://www.hdsatexas.org/

Social Worker: Cheryl Lenheiser LMSW-ACP
P.O. Box 270262
Flower Mound, TX 75027-0261
Email:             txhd.socialworker@verizon.net 

Phone:           1-800-910-6111
 
Center of Excellence
HDSA of Excellence
Baylor College of Medicine
Huntington's Disease Clinic
6550 Fannin, Suite 1801
Houston, TX, 77030
Phone: 1-713-798-3953
Fax:     1-713-798-3128
http://public.bcm.tmc.edu/neurol/struct/hunting/hunt1.html

Contact: Lauren Tipton
Email:    Ltipton@bcm.tmc.edu
Phone:   (713) 798-5970
Fax:       (713) 798-6808

Neurologists:
Tetsuo Ashizawa, M.D.
Emailtetsuoa@bcm.tmc.edu
Phone: 1-713-798-3953
Fax:     1-713-798-3128

Joseph Jankovic, M.D.
Email:  josephj@bcm.tmc.edu
Phone: 1-713-798-7438 (Patient Appointment)
Fax:     1-713-798-6808

Genetic Counselor:
Katie P. Leonard, M.S.
Email:
Phone:

Clinical Psychologist:
Lois C. Friedman, Ph.D.
Email
Phone:
 

 
Genetic Testing
Facilities-Other
 
Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Department of Genetics and Metabolism
1935 Motor Street
Dallas, TX 75240
Contact:  Gail Brookshire, MS
Phone:    (214) 456-2357
Fax:        (214) 640-6233

Genetic Counseling Associates
14999 Preston D 212 #562
Dallas, TX 75254
Contact:  Karen Heller, MS, CGC
              Certified Genetic Counselor
Phone:    (972) 458-8699
Fax:        (972) 458-9060

Scott & White Clinic
2401 South 31st Street
Temple, TX 76508
Contact:  Dr. Immken, MD, Geneticist
Phone:    (254) 724-0722
Fax:        (254) 724-1425

Southwest Genetics
7711 Louis Pasteur Drive
Oak Hills Medical Building, Suite 509
San Antonio, TX 78229
Contact:   G.A. Mengden, PhD
Phone:      (210) 615-8237
Fax:         (210) 615-8239

 
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State Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Texas State Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Department on Aging
4900 North Lamar Blvd., 4th Floor
P.O. Box 12786
Austin, TX 78751-2316
Phone:  (512) 424-6840
FAX:      (512) 424-6890
 
HOSPICES
 
Hospice Support Care-(Houston Hospice)
El Campo, Tx
PHONE: (979) 578-0314
CONTACT PERSON: Ms Ruth Kainer, RN
http://www.houstonhospice.org/

Special Notices
Host to the 18th Annual HDSA National Convention
Houston, Texas  June 6-8, 2003
Inter-Continental Houston
2222 West Loop South
Houston,   Texas  77459

Tel: +1 713 627 7600
 
 
Support Group Meetings
 
Abilene
When:   lst Monday each month
Time:    5:30 pm
Where: Towne Crier
            Address:
Contact: Susan Kilpatrick
Email:
Phone:   (915) 691-9489


Austin
When:  4th Thursday  each month
Time:    7:00 pm until 8:30pm
Where: Seton Shoal Creek Hospital
            Cafeteria Conference Room
            3501 Mills Avenue
            Austin
Contact: Kim Krahn
Email:    bkahn007@aol.com 

Phone:  (512) 258-6567
 
Austin Support Group
2601 Ellise
Austin Texas 78757
Contact: Peggy Maceo, Director  
Email:    HDATAustin@aol.com
Phone    (512) 453-6745
Website:  http://www.hdataustin.org/
Newsletter (PDF format): HDAT Newsletter

Dallas/Denton/Ft. Worth
When:   3rd Tuesday each month
Time:    7:00 pm
Where: Baylor Medical Center
            In The Grapevine
            Center for Continuing Education
            1650 West College
Contact: Cheryl Lenheiser
Email:
Phone:   (972) 724-1357

 
Greenville

When:  4th  Tuesday each month
Time:    6:00 pm
Where: Presbyterian Hospital
            conference room 2
            address:
Contact: Melody Curtis~Community Relations
Email:
Phone:   (903) 408-1615
NOTE:Call first to confirm AS schedule may change
to meet every other month


Houston
Quarterly Beginning basis 2002
When: Sunday afternoon
Time:   1:00 to 3:00pm
Where: Alternates between
            Houston and Richmond
Contact Katie Plunkett
Email:   plunkett@bcm.tmc.edu

Phone: (832) 822-4295

August 18, 2002
Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital
Professional Bldg.,
Address
Houston

November 17, 2002
Polly Ryan Hospital
Address
Richmond, TX

San Antonio
When:   3rd  Saturday
            August and November
Time:    11:00 am to 1:00pm
Where: North Central Baptist Hospital
            Garrett Room
            Address:
            San Antonio
Contact:  Gerleine Schoonover
Email:      curehdnow@aol.com

Phone:    210) 691-0047