NPF In Your Area: Northern California Division

Psoriasis can be painful, disabling, uncomfortable and embarrassing. Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis impact the lives of approximately 351,000 people in Northern California have psoriasis and up to 115,000 have psoriatic arthritis. For these Californians and everyone else across the U.S. struggling with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, we must find a cure. The priority of the National Psoriasis Foundation Northern California Division is to improve the quality of life for our patients while increasing research to find a cure. If you or someone you love is affected by psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, join us to stop these devastating diseases.


Friday, February 5, 2016 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

In partnership with former NFL Player and Psoriasis Spokesperson, Jonathan Scott, Cocktails4Psoriasis is a cocktail reception benefiting the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) taking place during the Ultimate Big Football Game week in San Francisco.

This exclusive event offers unprecedented access to the NFL community while making a difference in the lives of 7.5 million Americans living with psoriatic disease.  #Cocktails4PSO

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Curious about the connection between your gut and skin/joints?

The University of California, San Francisco, Department of Dermatology is seeking adults with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis to participate in a research study examining the role of diet, gastrointestinal inflammation, and the microbiome in psoriatic disease. Participants will visit with a gastroenterologist (2 hrs) and undergo endoscopy to evaluate their lower intestines. Participants are paid $190 for completing the study.

For more information, email or call (818) 671-199


Patient-Focused Drug Development meeting on Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Food & Drug Administration is holding a public meeting to hear directly from you about your disease and treatments. This is a rare opportunity to talk about what it is like to live with psoriatic disease and how current and new therapies impact our community.

For more information, visit


Help improve the lives of people affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis by working on local projects, planning events, or leading our community division.

Fill out a volunteer interest form to get started


Make a Donation

Support the Northern California Division with a donation. Your generosity will help us improve the lives of the thousands of Californians living with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis.

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Contact Us

Sonia Kalil

Sr. Community Development Manager
Northern California Division
P.O. Box 71271
Oakland, CA 94619
800-723-9166, ext. 554

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