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Baltimore Huntington's Disease Center

The Center offers a number of multidisciplinary clinical services as well as opportunities to participate in clinical research for patients with Huntington's disease (HD) and their families.

The Evaluation & Research Program provides initial clinical evaluations for HD patients and neurological testing for individuals who carry the abnormal gene but do not have symptoms.

The Continuing Care Program which provides medical care, education and support services.

Social work services provided in both programs include case management, community resource referrals, housing assistance, and long-term care placements.

Patients with acute medical or psychiatric problems can be hospitalized at The Johns Hopkins Hospital or other area hospitals. Center staff members are available for counseling, consultation, and emergency referral services. We maintain strict confidentiality standards throughout our practices.

Predictive Gene Testing is offered as part of both clinical programs and provides evaluation, counseling, and genetic testing to individuals at risk for Huntington's disease.

All outpatient testing and medical care takes place in the BHDC Clinic at Meyer 2-181 at The John Hopkins Hospital. Click here for DIRECTIONS to the Hosptial.


For all clinical appointments, please contact:

Deborah Pollard
600 North Wolfe Street, 2-181 Meyer
Baltimore, MD 21287
Telephone: (410) 955-2398
E-mail: dpollard@jhmi.edu

 

For information about viewing the HDSA Webinars at a different time, call or email the social worker, Kit McFarlane at 410-955-2497 or cmcfarl1@jhmi.edu


Johns Hopkins / HDSA
SUPPORT GROUP

For those concerned about all aspects of Huntington’s Disease: individuals, family, friends

Meets at 7PM
2nd Tuesday of the month at Calvary Baptist Church
120 W. Pennsylvania Ave.
Towson, MD 21204

Park in back; go in the basement.
Call Kit McFarlane, facilitator, for directions and questions:

410-955-2497


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