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MDA Engage Community Education Seminar

October 3, 2020MDA Engage Logo
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm ET / 8:00am - 1:00pm CT
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. For all other questions, please reach out to

Watch Recorded Seminar Here

Event Chair: Dr. Leslie Delfiner, Care Center Director at Montefiore Medical Center


  • Keynote Presentation on Care Management in Neuromuscular Disease (9:05am ET)
    • Dr. Leslie Delfiner, Co-Director of MDA Care Center at Montefiore and Assistant Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • What is Genetic Testing and Why It’s Important (10:00am ET)
    • Dr. Margo Breilyn, Physician at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Does My Child Need Orthopedic Surgery? (10:45amET)
    • Dr. Jacob Schulz, Co-Director, Pediatric Orthopedic Research Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center
  • What you need to know about Disability Benefits (11:40am ET)
    • Cynthia Clarke, Tri-State Advocacy Project
  • The Heart is a Muscle (12:30pm ET)
    • Dr. Neha Bansal, Pediatric Cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Thank you to our supporters:

  • Biogen
  • Genentech
  • Numotion Foundation

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