USA

Ankylosing spondylitis society in USA:

Spondylitis Association of America (SAA) 
Founded in 1983

 

P.O. Box 5872 
Sherman Oaks, CA 91413, USA 
Tel. (+1-818) 892-1616 
Fax (+1-818) 892-1611 
Internet home page: www.spondylitis.org 
eMail: info@spondylitis.org

 

Board Chairman Craig GIMBEL, DDS
Executive Director  Mrs. Laurie M. SAVAGE
Membership 1. Jan. 2012 Approximately 5'000 members, mainly people affected by spondylitis and their families
Local branches  We support a network of approximately 40 support groups across the United States
Newsletter  «Spondylitis Plus» 
Period of appearance  4 per year 
Further publications 
  • Straight Talk on Spondylitis, new edition 2008
  • Your Guide to Living with Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Spondyloarthritis: A Family of Related Diseases
  • Iritis [Eye Inflammation in Spondyloarthritis]
  • The Role of Exercise in Spondyloarthritis
  • Childhood Onset Spondyloarthritis
  • What is Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)?
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis: Also a Woman’s Disease
  • Spondyloarthritis: Just Diagnosed
For a complete list of publications: Go to www.spondylitis.org/
Important events in 2011 2011: Spondylitis Educational Seminars in Nashville (TN), Salt Lake City (UT), Chicago (IL) and Austin (TX)
Membership fee $ 35 per year, $ 40–50 per year for non-US residents