Hermelin Brain Tumor Support Group

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Location: Henry Ford Hospital West Bloomfield, 2nd Floor, East Wing, Neurosurgery Conference Room, 6777 W. Maple Rd., West Bloomfield, Michigan

Date: 3rd Saturday of every month,except December (hosted on 2nd Saturday instead)

Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.


Sandra Remer, RN, facilitator

Amy Brna, Secretary

Lisa Scarpace, MS

Francine Weidendorf, RN


Monthly support group for adult patients, family members and caregivers. Free Parking is in the front of the Hospital. Most meetings have arranged topics with guest speakers, some months just open for patient conversations.

2018 Dates Schedule is currently being worked on for Speakers

January 20, 2018:  James Matthew Snyder, do – Precision Medicine and treatment options  

February 17, 2018: 

March 17, 2018: James Kraft, Director of advance care planning at Henry Ford West Bloomfield

April 21, 2018:  Clifford L. Weisberg, Attorney at Law Social Security Disability

May 19, 2018: Nestelyn Gay – patient Resource coordinator – “What Do I need”

June 16 2018:

July 21, 2018:

August 18, 2018:

September 15, 2018:  Cancelled – Project scheduled

October 20, 2018:  Ellen Kachalsky, LMSW, ACSW, CCM Social Worker/Case Manager: Insurance

November 17, 2018: 

December 08, 2018:

*Please note that the December date is the 2nd Saturday

Meetings, unless otherwise indicated are in Neuroscience Conference Room, 2nd floor, East Wing, right out of the elevator. Please ask Information desk for directions.