on map for yellow pages
President: Joseph Aloisio
Address: PO Box 15298
Atlanta, GA 30333
Website: No longer active
HDSA SW Regional Dev. Director
Dwayne T. Patterson
3645 Market Place Blvd.
Suite 130 - PMB 288
East Point, GA 30344
Toll Free: 866-905
Huntington's Disease Society of America
HDSA Center of Excellence Support Group
When: 2nd Saturday of each month
Where: Wesley Woods Health Center
3rd Floor Conference Room
1841 Clifton Rd.
Atlanta , GA 30329
For HD persons, HD families and caregivers. Call to be added to our mailing
Augusta Support Group:
When: Last Tuesday of each month
Medical College of Georgia
Phone: 706-231-2775 or
Call for time. Open to those with HD, their family, friends and caretakers and those at risk.
Savannah - Lowcountry Support Group
When: Last Tuesday of each month
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Candler Hospital Heart & Lung Building
Floor, Room 2
5353 Reynolds St.
GA Contact: Sandra Freyermuth
Devoted to improving the quality of life and affirming the dignity of HD families and caregivers by offering
support and providing education to local health care professionals, and communities.
Center of Excellence
Clinic Director: Randi Jones, PhD
Co-Director: Claudia Testa, MD, PhD
Services include neurological evaluations, presymptomatic genetic counseling and testing,
social services, nursing follow up and medical management, community education (nursing home in-services, talks to civic groups,
health fairs), education of families either in person, by phone or mail.
Miraxion (TREND-HD) summer of 2005
Coenzyme Q10 (2CARE) late 2005.
The Emory HD Clinic was established in 1988 to provide a focus for clinical care and research. The Emory program
has grown to become one of the leading HD centers in the US, providing medical care, psychological and genetic counseling,
and social services to HD families. The Center is a partnership between the HDSA and the Emory HD Clinic with the goal
of improving access to care and services for Southeastern HD families.
|Huntington’s Disease/Parkinson’s Disease
Movement Disorder Clinic
College of Georgia
1429 Harper Street
Augusta, GA 30912
Clinic Director - John C. Morgan, MD, PhD
Contact: Tia Dent
Services: neurological evaluations, presymptomatic genetic counseling and testing, psychological
evaluation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology and nursing follow-up.
enrolling for a long-term observational study for HD persons and HD at-risk. It requires an annual FREE appointment and evaluation.
Contact: Lisa Woodward
The multidisciplinary HD clinic was established in 2004. Prior to moving to Augusta, Dr. Morgan was associated with the
University of Virginia’s Neurology Department an HDSA Center of Excellence. He’s been named one of the best doctors
in the Augusta area for several years in a row.
Lake Crossing Health Center
6698 Washington Rd.
Georgia Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Peachtree Street NW, Suite 9-231
Atlanta, GA 30303-3142
Georgia Council of
The LTC Fact Sheet index has invaluable
information on how to select long term
Information on Assistive Technologies, Disability, Guardianships, Hospices, Medicaid, Medicare, Patient
Advocacy groups, Social Workers, Social Security to United Way!
Information on Applying for Government Benefits, Disability & SSDI, Estate
Planning, Financial Aid Resources, Insurance’s, Long Term care and Huntington's Disease specific resources