Calendar of Events

Seminario Web: La toma de decisiones compartida y la adherencia al tratamiento

Online Event

Webinar: Shared Decision Making & Adherence  9 de Febrero de 2023 8:00 PM a 9:00 PM, hora del este February 9, 2023 – 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Eastern Cuando se toman decisiones acerca del cuidado de la salud, es sumamente importante trabajar en colaboración estrecha con su médico y compañeros de apoyo. Únase a esta […]

Webinar – Intimacy with MS: Understanding Affectionate, Romantic, & Self Love

Online Event

Presented by Evelyn A. Hunter, Ph.D. Intimacy (including trust, openness, communication, and sexuality) is an important component of one's relationships with self and others. Black/African American communities have unique expressions of intimacy that are culturally embedded in the many ways we engage in self-love, affectionate love, and romantic love. These cultural expressions of love in […]

MS Awareness Month: Family Planning and Living with MS

Online Event

Presenter: Rohini D. Samudralwar, MD Join MSAA and Rohini D. Samudralwar, MD for a live webinar discussing MS and family planning. Dr. Samudralwar will discuss the intersection between family planning, diagnosis of MS, and navigating disease-modifying therapies for both men and women. By the end of the program, you will have a basic framework of […]

MS Awareness Month: Healthy Aging with MS

Online Event

Presenter: Lana Zhovtis Ryerson, MD Join MSAA and Lana Zhovtis Ryerson, MD on a one-hour presentation that will frame the challenges that older MS patients face, identify modifiable risk factors associated with hastened disease progression, and discuss the role of disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) in older individuals with MS. We will also explore healthy aging models […]

Webinar: Understanding MS Relapses and MS Progression

Join MSAA in welcoming Dr. Barry Singer for a discussion on MS relapses and MS progression. This webinar will provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the markers of progression and the effects of progression in people living with MS including relapsing forms of MS. Dr. Singer will answer questions on the importance of early […]

Mental Health: A Candid Community Discussion/La salud mental: una plática comunitaria honesta

Online Event

Join MSAA and four excellent speakers for a live webinar about mental health and MS. This free event will happen on Wednesday, May 10th from 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Eastern. Mental health and physical health go hand in hand, but it’s not something that is always openly talked about. In this one-hour webcast, join clinicians working in MS and mental […]

Managing Stress with MS to Improve Mental Well-being

Online Event

MSAA is welcoming behavioral medicine expert Dr. Amy Sullivan for a discussion on the impact of stress on multiple sclerosis. Acute stressful events and chronic stress can influence and impact MS in the short- and long term. Considerable evidence supports a reciprocal relationship between stressful life events, MS symptoms, and MS exacerbations, possibly mediated by […]