The Motivator: Summer/Fall 2016

Cover Story

The Joys and Challenges of a Service Dog Partnership

By Darbi Haynes-Lawrence, PhD
Dr. Darbi Haynes-Lawrence takes readers along her eventful journey to partner with a service dog, encountering many benefits and hurdles along the way.


Up Front

By Gina Ross Murdoch
Record-breaking outreach, a new online community, and upcoming events are among the exciting topics presented.

Ask the Doctor

By Jack Burks, MD
MSAA’s chief medical consultant answers questions sent in by readers.

Research News

By Susan Wells Courtney
Information is given on newly approved Zinbryta™ (daclizumab) and two investigational medications, Ocrevus™ (ocrelizumab) and siponimod.

Program Notes

By Peter Damiri
The return of MSAA’s MRI Access Fund, the launch of My MSAA Community, and the updated S.E.A.R.C.H. live webinar are featured.

Thoughts about Giving

By Susan Wells Courtney
MSAA’s new Vice President of Development is introduced.

Spread the Word

By Susan Courtney
Three books from MSAA’s free Lending Library are featured.

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