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Huntington Disease Support Information

HDSA Illinois Chapter

April 2002 Illinois State HD Convention-Check Website

President: Barry Kahn
Email: bkahn007@aol.com
Phone: (630) 443-9876
Address: PO Box 8383
Rolling Meadows, Il. 60008

For listing of other physician's experienced
in HD care, go to Chapter website.

Chapter website click here

Newsletter Hopes & Dreams click here

Physician/HD Experienced

Kathleen M. Shannon, M.D.
Email: kshannon@rpslmc.edu
Dept. of Neurological Sciences
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes's Medical Center
1725 W. Harrison St.
St. 755
Chicago, Il. 60612-3824
Phone: 312-563-2030
Office: 312-942-4500.

Dr. Shannon is a neurologist who specializes
in Huntington's Disease.

Dr. Steve Clingerman, Ph.D.
Coordinator of Neuropsychology Service
Cook County Hospital
Fantus Clinic, Dept. of Psychiatry
621 S. Winchester
Chicago, Il 60612-9985
Phone: 312-633-8632

Dr. Steve is the Chairperson of Family Services
for the Illinois HDSA board

Support Group Meetings

The Chapter would like to establish support groups throughout
the Metropolitan area. If you are interested in hosting a support
group in your area, please call the chapter office.

For more information on any of the below meetings,
please contact the Chapter Office (630)443-9876


3rd Thursday of the month
Northlake Lutheran Church
112 N. Wolf Road, Northlake

Participants: Any family members, caregivers, professionals with an interest

Call Chapter for times

Cook County Hospital

12 p.m.
Cook County Hospital, Chicago

Participants: Family members, medical professionals
Call Chapter for dates

Call Chapter for dates and times for these cities

Lake Zurich


Call Chapter for dates
2-4 p.m.
Blessing Hospital, Conf. Room G.
1400 Broadway, Quincy

Participants: Family members, caregivers,
professionals with an interest


Call Chapter for dates
2 PM to 4 PM
St. Francis Hospital, 7th. Floor Board room
530 NE Glen Oak, Peoria, Ill

Participants: family members, caregivers,
professionals with an interest in HD


Call Chapter for dates
2:00 P.M. to 4 P.M
St. Anthony's Hosp., First Floor Auditorium
5666 E. State, Rockford

Participants: family members, caregivers,
professionals with an interest