The 2017 Research & Wellness Symposium
The Symposium was an educational and inspirational experience, featuring presentations from world renowned MS experts on the topics of Wellness and MS Research.
The 2017 Speaker Presentations
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Elissa “EJ” Levy
President and Founder, MS Hope for a Cure diagnosed with Secondary Progressive MS in 2002, and proud mother of Matilda
Jack Antel, MD, FRCPC
Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University Neuroimmunology / MS Program, Montreal Neurological Institute
Leigh Elkins Charvet, PhD
Director of MS Research at NYU Langone MS Comprehensive Care Center, researching noninvasive brain stimulation for symptomatic management
Tim Coetzee, Ph.D.
Chief Advocacy, Services and Research Officer, National MS Society and Scientific Steering Committee Member, International Progressive MS Alliance.
Kathleen Costello, MS, ANP-BC, MSCN
Vice-President of Healthcare Access for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
J. Lamar Freed, Psy.D.
Clinical and geriatric psychologist, 1991 - 2015. Specialized in medical psychology with a focus on patients with MS.
Stephen Krieger, MD
Attending Neurologist, Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for MS, Associate Professor and Director, Neurology Residency Program, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Founder of MyCounterpane.com, an online platform that allows people living with MS to lay out their personal narratives based on how they feel.