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Lupus Educational Summit

Educational Summit w/ Cleveland Clinic

Don't miss our upcoming educational program with Cleveland Clinic! Join us in person or virtually on Saturday, May 4th from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM at The Cleveland Clinic Administrative Campus. Bring your family and friends to learn from lupus experts. In person attendees will enjoy a complimentary lunch reception afterwards and have the chance to win some LFA, GOC swag!

Greater Ohio Chapter
Lupus Podcast

New Podcast Episode!

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On this episode Suzanne sits down with Ashley Houston. Ashley's sister, Dontasia Nevins, passed away in January of 2023 from complications of lupus. Ashley discusses her sisters battle with lupus, keeping her memory alive, and what she does to raise awareness for lupus warriors!
If you would like to share your story with lupus and help inspire others please email

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It is important for you to know the warning signs and symptoms of lupus. Complete this simple checklist to help you recognize the symptoms and risk factors for lupus.

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Lupus, Only US.

The Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter knows that our strength lies not only in the words we stand by, but through the actions of our initiatives. Established in Cleveland in 1977, our chapter has expanded to now serve the entire state of Ohio. The Lupus Foundation of America is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people affected by lupus through programs of research, education, and advocacy.
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The Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter is here to help you navigate your lupus journey. Through education, resources, and personalized patient navigation and support, we are your “go to” when you need an extra hand.

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Upcoming Events

April 22, 2024
  • Bowling Green Support Group

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    April 22, 2024  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    174 S Main St, Bowling Green, OH 43402, USA
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April 23, 2024

Living with Lupus


Check out the latest issue of our Living with Lupus magazine.

Lupus Night Light


Discover lupus stories from actual patients. Be sure to subscribe to be notified of new stories. If you would like to submit a topic, idea, or story, for Lupus Night Light, please send your request to

My Lupus Living Room


The Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter welcomes you to a space where we get real about what it’s like to live with lupus. Join our host, chapter President & CEO, Suzanne Tierney, for candid conversations about topics that so often get overlooked.


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