About Us

The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected.  

How It All Started

Founded in 1967 from a tiny classified ad in a Portland, Oregon, newspaper, NPF has evolved to become the leading patient advocacy group for the more than 8 million Americans living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. 

The Goals Which Drive Us Today

Research - Lead collaborative, transformational research in psoriatic disease.

Health - Increase the lifespan and health of individuals living with psoriatic disease.

Resources - Secure the human, technological and financial resources necessary to achieve our mission-related goals. 

Why Take ACTION for Psoriatic Disease?

Take ACTION for Psoriatic Disease is a movement to educate, advocate, motivate, and celebrate your community as you raise critical funds and awareness to improve the lives affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

Are you or is someone you love, living with Psoriatic disease?  

NPF has the Patient Navigation Center which can help you with questions, support and information.  Visit www.psoriasis.org/navigationcenter to explore helpful resources and access our network. 

At NPF, we believe in a cure. We know that with diligent, focused, and collaborative efforts, we can put psoriatic disease behind us!