Who We Are

Welcome to the Huntington's Disease Society of America's (HDSA) Tennessee Chapter. We are a part of HDSA's South Region. We strive to provide support and information to Tennessee families affected by Huntington's disease. In support of this mission, we host a number of educational days each year and several fundraisers throughout the state.


Our Mission

To improve the lives of everyone affected by Huntington's disease and their families.


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

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

For more information about the chapter or to volunteer to help us in our quest to provide help for today, hope for tomorrow, and improve the lives of people living with Huntington's disease, please feel free to contact us by email at tennessee@HDSAvolunteer.org or by mail:

Mailing Address:
HDSA Tennessee Chapter
P.O. Box 62
Brentwood, TN 37024