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

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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

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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 […]

Webinar: Striving Towards Better Care for LGBTQ+ People Living with MS

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Join Dr. William Conte for a conversation and understanding about living with MS as an LGBTQ+ individual and how an MS diagnosis and exploration of identity interplay with one another. During this one-hour presentation, Dr. Conte will describe the differences between sexuality and gender identity, candidly discuss health disparities among the LGBTQ+ community, summarize how […]

WEBINAR: Disease-Modifying Therapies for MS and the Perception of the Hispanic American Community about Treatments/Terapias modificadoras de la enfermedad para la esclerosis múltiple y la percepción de la comunidad hispanoamericana acerca de los tratamientos

Online Event

*This program will be conducted in Spanish with bilingual English/Spanish presentation slides and a Q&A section.*Este programa se llevará a cabo en español con presentación de diapositivas bilingües en inglés/español y una sección de preguntas y respuestas. Join MSAA and Dr. Erica Rivas-Rodriguez, for a live webinar about finding resilience while living with MS. This free event will happen on June 21st […]

Webinar: Let’s Talk About MS And Brain Health

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Join MSAA and Dr. Diana Andino for a one-hour presentation to discuss the connection between MS, brain function, and the cognitive symptoms of MS. Additionally, she will address lifestyle approaches to help reduce the impact of MS-related changes in the brain. Dr. Diana Andino is a board-certified neurologist and fellowship-trained in multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, […]


Webinar: Aging with MS/Envejeciendo con Esclerosis Múltiple

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As we age, our bodies change, which could bring new challenges for people living with MS. Join MSAA and Dr. Augusto Miravalle for this live chat about the experience of aging with MS, disease management, and tips for a better quality of life.*This webcast will be presented entirely in Spanish.* A medida que envejecemos, nuestros […]