The Saint Louis Support Group

Upcoming Meeting(s)

Thursday, April 19, 2018
6:00 pm

RSVP by April 16, 2018
(877) 261-5230

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Topic: Are you ready to face your back pain?

Guest Speaker: Sona Kamat, M.D., F.A.C.R.
Dr. Kamat a Saint Louis Rheumatologist who specializes in AS, will help you understand the signs and symptoms of AS and explain what can be done to help.

Meeting Location

The Fillmore
6022 S. Grand Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63111


Group Leader

Ginny Hanley-Antonacci
(314) 537-6234


About Ginny Hanley-Antonacci, Saint Louis' Support Group Leader

Ginny Hanley-Antonacci proudly joined the SAA on September 27, 2015 as a member and volunteer support group leader for the Saint Louis Spondylitis Educational Support Group. Ginny has twenty five years of healthcare experience. She has worked as a Medical Billing Specialist for Saint Louis University within Practice Management Operations since 2003. Ginny is completing her Bachelor’s Degree at Saint Louis University in General Studies and planning Graduate Education. She has received the Saint Louis University SLU Star for her community service, customer service, and patient advocacy skills.

Ginny understands the frustrations of those who go under or undiagnosed with medical conditions. It is her goal to provide resources, support, and educational opportunities to the Saint Louis region. Ginny was diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis in 2015.  

Want to Start a New Support Group?

Starting a spondylitis support group can be a fulfilling and rewarding challenge. The knowledgeable volunteers who lead SAA-Sponsored Spondylitis Educational Support Groups play a vital role by providing a forum for those with spondylitis to connect and offer support. Interested in taking on this role?

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