​Who We Are

Welcome to the Huntington's Disease Society of America's South Region. Our region covers the South East and South Central areas of the country.

Our region includes the following chapters and affiliates:
  • Arkansas Affiliate
  • Central Florida Affiliate
  • Georgia Chapter
  • Greater Houston Area Affiliate
  • Greater North Texas Affiliate
  • Louisiana Affiliate
  • North Carolina Chapter
  • Northern Florida Affiliate
  • Oklahoma Chapter
  • South Carolina Affiliate
  • South Florida Chapter
  • Tennessee Chapter
  • Texas Affiliate- San Antonio

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.


Alabama Volunteer Group

Ashley Harris
Gerta Brown
Tonja Brynat-Grubbs
Shelley Luna
Tyler Orem 


Contact Us

HDSA South Regional Development Officers
Melissa Wind
P. (605) 799-5812
E. mwind@hdsa.org

Thomas Ritch
P. (727) 221-4826
E. tritch@hdsa.org

HDSA- South Region Mailing Address
P.O. Box 767925
Roswell, GA 30076-7925