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MDA Engage: Adult Neuromuscular Seminar

May 22, 2021MDA Engage Logo
Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm ET
Virtual, online event

There is no cost to members of the MDA community or healthcare providers to attend the event, however registration is required. Members of the biopharma industry interested in sponsoring or attending should contact the MDA Healthcare Partnerships team at MDAPartners@mdausa.org. For all other questions, please reach out to mdaengage@mdausa.org.

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  • MDA Mission Spotlight -11:00am ET
  • Noteworthy Research and Clinical Trials- 11:10am ET    
    • Dr. Mazen Dimachkie, FAAN, FANA, Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Vice Chair for Research Programs, Neuromuscular Division Chief, Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Director, Kansas University Medical Center
  • The Role of Nutrition in Neuromuscular Disease Management – 12:20pm ET
    • Jamie Rizzie, MS, RD, LDN, CHC, Rush Health
  • Exercise and Wearable Devices to Keep You Moving - 1:10pm ET
    • Alison Sterite PT, DPT, Cedars Sinai Outpatient Neurological Rehabilitation
  • The Value of Continuity Care in MDA Clinic - 2:10pm ET
    • Dr. Karissa Gable, Associate Professor of Neurology, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Genetics: How They Make Up Who We Are 3:10pm ET
    • Lisa Castillo, MS, CGC, Assistant Professor, Northwestern University

Check back for agenda updates.

If you have questions about this webinar or other MDA Engage programs, please reach out to mdaengage@mdausa.org or you may contact our MDA Resource Center at 1-833-ASK-MDA1 (275-6321) or ResourceCenter@mdausa.org.