Highlights from the 2014 Education Summit

 

WEB Photo Oct 25 9 15 59 AMIn late October, the Rocky Mountain MS Center hosted the 2014 Education Summit in Golden, Colorado. Over 300 people attended from throughout the region to learn about topics including the Epidemiology of MS, Symptoms of MS, Maximizing Brain Health, and Disease Modifying Therapies. Participants joined discussions with the leading minds in the care and treatment of multiple sclerosis. The Summit also featured nine breakout sessions that covered topics on as depression, exercise, clinical trials, MRIs, cognition, diagnosis, Social Security Disability Insurance, pediatric MS, and fatigue. In this issue of eMS news, we wanted to be sure to share the information from the Summit with everyone that wasn’t able to be there. Below are the resources and presentations that were shared at the Summit:

 

 

Epidemiology of MS – Augusto Miravalle, MD, MS-specialty neurologist, University of Colorado

Maximizing Brain Health in MS — Timothy Vollmer, MD, Medical Director of the Rocky Mountain MS Center and Co-Director of the RMMSC Clinic at the Anschutz Medical Campus

An Overview of Symptom Management — Enrique Alvarez, MD, PhD, MS-specialty neurologist, University of Colorado

An Overview of Disease Modifying Therapies — John Corboy, MD, MS-specialty neurologist, University of Colorado and Co-Director of the RMMSC Clinic at the Anschutz Medical Campus

Questions and Answers

WEB Photo Oct 25 11 13 48 AMCLICK HERE to read some of the great questions from the audience and answers from the doctors. At the Summit, we opened the presentations up for Q & A for participants to ask questions related to the doctors presentations. The Q & A was recorded and we’ve made the information available online!

A complete list will be available in the coming weeks.