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Education Programs

The Texoma Chapter offers scleroderma education programs locally with leading experts in the field to help individuals understand their disease, cope with the challenges of their symptoms, and find their best path forward. Our chapter also helps identify local resources available to individuals affected by scleroderma through public and private entities.

Online Education:

The Texoma Chapter’s first Virtual Scleroderma Education Day Webinar hosted six highly-recognized physicians and licensed psychologists on February 27, 2021


  • Maureen Mayes, Md, Mph – Scleroderma Current and Future Clinical Trial Update

  • Lesley Ann Saketkoo, Md – Befriending the Scleroderma Gut

  • Ginny Maril, Phd – Staying Mentally Well in Trying Times

  • Shervin Assassi, Md, Ms – Lung Involvement in Systemic Sclerosis Manifestations, Diagnosis, And Screening

  • Fernando Torres, Md – Lung Treatment and Transplant

  • Heidi Jacobe, Md – What’s Happening in Your Skin When You Have Scleroderma?