Pronounced "I Am", as in "I am an advocate for those affected by primary joint diseases with an autoimmune component."
Mission: To consolidate the voice of autoimmune disease
patients and to promote increased education, awareness, and
research into all aspects of autoimmune diseases through a collaborative
Two of IAAM's Founders, Tiffany Westrich & Tami Brown, are honored to serve on the NIAMS Coalition.
The Coalition is a group of professional and voluntary organizations concerned
with the programs of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and
Skin Diseases (NIAMS).
IAAM was invited by EULAR (European League Against Rheumatism), official hosts of World Arthritis Day, to to work together to bring more Autoimmune Arthritis involvement to the annual World Arthritis Day event. In addition, the two organizations have teamed to create a WAD-WAAD partnership in order to best promote these diseases year around.