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MDA Engage Community Education Seminar: Oregon

August 1, 2020MDA Engage Logo
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm PT / 10:00am - 3:00pm MT
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

watch recorded seminar here

Event Chair: Dr. Thomas Ragole, Neurologist, Oregon Health and Science University


  • Keynote Presentation: Current Research and Clinical Trials (9:10am PT)
    • Dr. Thomas Ragole, Neurologist, Oregon Health and Science University
  • Genetics and NMD (10:20am PT)
    • Kory Keller, MS, CGC, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Oregon Health and Science University
  • Best Practices in Clinical Care (11:25am PT)
    • Dr. Jane Distad, Neurologist, University of Washington Medical
  • Making Everyday Life Easier : Adaptive Equipment and Recommendations(12:10pm PT)
    • Kelly Casey, OTD, ORT/L
  • The Role of Physical Therapy and NMD
    • Ellery Russian, PT, DPT, University of WA Medical Center (12:40pm PT)


Thank you to our supporters:

  • Biogen
  • Genentech
  • Numotion Foundation

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