Hosted by The Ohio State Neurological Institute Center for MS

Join experts from The Ohio State Neurological Institute’s Center for Multiple Sclerosis for a FREE day of education. Attendees will learn about the latest in MS diagnosis, new medications and symptom management. Attendees can view exhibits regarding MS research, interact with our scientists and clinicians and learn about the unique services and world-class research program at the Ohio State Center for Multiple Sclerosis.

Event Details:

Wednesday, November 2
4 - 9 p.m.
Biomedical Research Tower, Room 115
460 W. 12th Avenue

The event is free, but registration is required. Please RSVP with your name to


4-5:20 p.m. Registration
Participants will have the opportunity to interact with MS clinicians and scientists.
A hot dinner will be served.

5:20-5:50 p.m. The Importance of Patient Education in MS: Getting the Best out of Your Clinic Visit
Jaime Imitola, MD

5:50-6:10 p.m. Exercising with MS
Jared Braden, PT, DPT, NCS and Briana Read, PT, DPT

6:10-6:30 p.m. Your Mind in MS
Ruchika Prakash, PhD

6:30-6:40 p.m. Break

6:40-7:10 p.m. Update in Medications for MS in 2016
Michael Racke, MD

7:10-7:30 p.m. Occupational Therapy for MS
Anna Tipton, OTR/L 

7:30-7:40 p.m. Break

7:40-8 p.m. Speech Therapy for MS: Memory, Cognition, Word Finding and Swallowing Changes
Kendrah Marchiondo, MA, CCC-SLP

8-8:10 p.m. Support Groups in MS
Nancy Mason, MSW

8:10-9 p.m. Ask the Experts Session
Moderator: Joanne Lynn, MD

During registration and breaks, participants are invited to view posters, learn about clinical trial opportunities and engage in the "Spin Room" for a walking assessment.

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