Global Vitiligo Support Community
(GVSC)
 

 Chair:
 
Dr. Richard Huggins, Dermatologist, Henry Ford Hospital

GVSCStepUp@gmail.com

313-228-2186

 

Ogo Maduewesi, The Vitiligo Support and Awareness Foundation, Africa

 

Valarie Molyneaux, VITFriends, Boston, MA, USA

 

Jean-Marie Meurant, The French Vitiligo Association

 

Vicki Tiahrt

 

Student Coordinators:

 

Jennifer Gilbert

 

Itisha Jefferson

 

Josee Smith

 

Zoe Smith

 

Destiny Stroman
 

Purposes:

1. Serve as a forum for information-sharing and collaboration on mutually beneficial activities for local, regional, national and international vitiligo support organizations.

2. Serve as a conduit between the vitiligo patient and the other committees of the VWG.

3. Empower individuals with vitiligo by providing them with resources to manage the physical and psychosocial effects of vitiligo today.

4. Provide a vehicle through which vitiligo patients can help support the development of     treatments and, ultimately, a cure for vitiligo in the future.
 
General Information

The GVSC is open to all vitiligo support groups and individual vitiligo patients.  Please contact Dr. Huggins for further information, including:

1. If you are a vitiligo support group/organization and would like to be added to the GVSC directory.

2. If you have electronic resources (video, PowerPoint presentations, etc) that you are willing to share with other support groups (these materials will be watermarked to acknowledge your contribution).
 
Meeting Dates

The next quarterly open vitiligo support teleconference is scheduled for Saturday, July 13th,12:00 to 1:30 PM EDT.
 
Please contact Dr. Huggins for teleconference call-in information
 
Public Documents
 
https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B6t-jlwJ1uXYMjBvZ0dLNnVvQzg&usp=sharing