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The Arthritis Foundation (AF) is "the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions."[1]

Arthritis Foundation

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Country: United States of America
National Headquarters: Arthritis Foundation

P.O. Box 7669 Atlanta, GA 30357-0669

Company Head: John H. Klippel, MD.
Date Founded: 1948



Mission

"The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases."[2]


History

The AF was originally founded as the Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation by a group of scientists and physicians in 1948.[2] The name was changed to the Arthritis Foundation in 1964.[2]


References

  1. "About the Arthritis Foundation." Arthritis Foundation. 2008. Accessed on July 11, 2008.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "AF History." Arthritis Foundation. 2008. Accessed on July 11, 2008.