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MDA Engage Community Education Seminar

September 26, 2020MDA Engage Logo
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm CT / 8:00am - 1:00pm 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 the MDA Healthcare Partnerships team. For all other questions, please reach out to

Watch Recorded Seminar Here


  • Emerging Treatments and Research in Muscular Dystrophy and related Neuromuscular Disorders (9:05 am CT)
    • Dr. Ratna Sanka, Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Advanced Diagnostic Strategies and Best Care for Neuromuscular Disorders (9:55am CT)
    • Dr. Shaida Kahn, DO, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Neuromuscular Disease and Stress Management and Mindfulness (10:45am CT)
    • Mary Holt, MSRN, Stress Management Consultant and Professional Life Coach
  • Ask the Experts Panel: Benefits of Good Nutrition, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy (11:20am CT)
    • Alicia Gilmore, RD, UT Southwestern Medical Center
    • Selina Morgan, PT, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    • Autumn Clegg, OT, UT Health, San Antonio
  • Discussion around Genetics (12:30pm CT)
    • Laura Duncan MS, CGC, Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Thank you to our supporters:

  • Biogen
  • Genentech
  • Numotion Foundation

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