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, so months just open for patient conversations.

2017 Dates

January 21, 2017:   Steven Kalkanis, MD   Cancer Moonshot Initiative and What Lies Ahead For Neuro-Oncology

February 18, 2017:  Jacqueline Drake, hands on Art Therapy

March 18, 2017:  Vijaya Donthireddy, MD CNS Lymphoma

April 15, 2017:  Clifford Weisberg, JD   Social Security & SSI, Knowing your Options, Making the Right Choices

May 20, 2017: Michael Ryan, Ph.D. – psychologist JFCC cancer center

June 17 2017: Zeyiad Elias | DAOM, RAc,   Accupuncture and East Asian Medicine

July 15, 2017:

August 19, 2017:

September 16, 201:

October 21, 2017:

November 18, 2017:

December 09, 2017**:

**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.