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The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is a leading resource for the entire MS community, improving lives today through vital services and support. The MSAA Podcast shares information, insight, and valuable resources from top medical professionals, MSAA staff members, and more with the goal to educate and spread awareness about MS.



Music for the MSAA Podcast provided by The New Anxiety (Tim Recuber and John Masino III)

MSAA Podcas‪t‬ Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

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The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is a leading resource for the entire MS community, improving lives today through vital services and support. The MSAA Podcast shares information, insight, and valuable resources from top medical professionals, MSAA staff members, and more with the goal to educate and spread awareness about MS.



Music for the MSAA Podcast provided by The New Anxiety (Tim Recuber and John Masino III)

    Caring for the Care Partner

    Caring for the Care Partner

    The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is pleased to present our podcast episode on “Caring for the Care Partner.” Hosted by Peter Damiri, Senior Director of Content Development for MSAA, this program is part of MSAA’s 2021 MS Awareness Month theme: Improving Mental Health and Wellness. Our returning guest Dr. Amy Sullivan is a Board Certified, Staff Clinical Health Psychologist and the Director of Behavioral Medicine at the Mellen Center for MS Treatment and Research at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Sullivan talks about the often overlooked but important physical and emotional needs of care partners and provides practical tips and suggestions on ways to avoid care partner burnout.



    This episode was produced and recorded at Gradwell House Recording in Haddon Heights, NJ. Music provided by The New Anxiety (Tim Recuber and John Masino III).



    For more information on MSAA’s programs and services for the MS community, please visit mymsaa.org.

    • 23 min
    Better Symptom Management through Wellness

    Better Symptom Management through Wellness

    The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is pleased to present our podcast episode on “Better Symptom Management through Wellness.” Hosted by Peter Damiri, Vice President of Programs and Services for MSAA, this program is part of MSAA’s 2020 MS Awareness Month theme: The Mind, Body, and MS Connection. Our guests Mary Rensel, MD and Amy Sullivan, PsyD of the Cleveland Clinic’s Mellen Center for MS talk about brain health and provide helpful strategies to improve MS care through nutrition, exercise, mindfulness, and overall healthy living. Dr. Rensel is an MS neurologist and Director of the Wellness Program, and Dr. Sullivan is a psychologist and Director of Behavioral Medicine, Research and Training.



    This episode was produced and recorded at Gradwell House Recording in Haddon Heights, NJ. Music provided by The New Anxiety (Tim Recuber and John Masino III). This episode is made possible by the generous support of Biogen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Genentech.



    For more information on MSAA’s programs and services for the MS community, please visit mymsaa.org.

    • 29 min
    A Little is a Lot When Exercising with MS

    A Little is a Lot When Exercising with MS

    The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is pleased to present our podcast episode on “A Little is a Lot When Exercising with MS.” Hosted by Andrea Griffin, Vice President of Communications and Marketing for MSAA, this program is part of MSAA’s 2020 MS Awareness Month theme: The Mind, Body, and MS Connection. Our guest, physical therapist Brian Hutchinson, shares his insights on the importance of exercise and physical activity in managing MS. Brian is an MS-certified specialist and the Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Achievement Center in Sacramento, California.



    This episode was produced and recorded at Gradwell House Recording in Haddon Heights, NJ. Music provided by The New Anxiety (Tim Recuber and John Masino III). This episode is made possible by the generous support of Biogen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Genentech.



    For more information on MSAA’s programs and services for the MS community, please visit mymsaa.org.

    • 27 min
    The Impact of Nutrition in Multiple Sclerosis

    The Impact of Nutrition in Multiple Sclerosis

    The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is pleased to present our podcast episode on ““The Impact of Nutrition in Multiple Sclerosis.” Hosted by Peter Damiri, Vice President of Programs and Services for MSAA, this program is part of MSAA’s series on MS and the Family, spotlighting healthy lifestyle and wellness activities. Our guest, Dr. Olga Thon, shares her insights on popular vitamins and supplements, various diets that affect MS, and suggestions for effective exercises and overall wellness strategies to help better manage multiple sclerosis. Dr. Thon is the director of the Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia.



    This episode was produced and recorded at Gradwell House Recording in Haddon Heights, NJ. Music provided by The New Anxiety (Tim Recuber and John Masino III). This episode is made possible through educational grants from Celgene and Novartis.



    For more information on MSAA’s programs and services for the MS community, please visit mymsaa.org.

    • 33 min
    The Many Faces of MS: Exploring Diversity Within Multiple Sclerosis –

    The Many Faces of MS: Exploring Diversity Within Multiple Sclerosis –

    The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is pleased to present our podcast episode on “The Many Faces of MS.” Hosted by Peter Damiri, Vice President of Programs and Services for MSAA, this program is part of MSAA’s series on MS and the Family, spotlighting the topic of diversity within MS. Our guest, Dr. EJ Gettings, shares his insights on multiple sclerosis and its impact on various patient populations. Dr. Gettings is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Temple University in Philadelphia.



    This episode was produced and recorded at Gradwell House Recording in Haddon Heights, NJ. Music provided by The New Anxiety (Tim Recuber and John Masino III). This episode is made possible through educational grants from Celgene and Novartis.



    For more information on MSAA’s programs and services for the MS community, please visit mymsaa.org.

    • 32 min
    Spotlighting Care Partner Needs with Lara Krawchuk

    Spotlighting Care Partner Needs with Lara Krawchuk

    Welcome to the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America’s podcast on “Spotlighting Care Partner Needs.” Hosted by Andrea Griffin, Vice President of Communications and Marketing for MSAA, this program is part of MSAA’s 2019 MS Awareness Month campaign on MS and the Family, spotlighting the topic of Care Partners and MS. Our guest, Lara Krawchuk, MSW, LCSW, MPH, shares her insights as well as resources and tips for care partners. Ms. Krawchuk is a licensed clinical social worker, therapist, and wellness educator.



    This episode was produced and recorded at Gradwell House Recording in Haddon Heights, NJ. Music provided by The New Anxiety (Tim Recuber and John Masino III). Funding for this podcast as well as additional programs in MSAA’s 2019 MS Awareness Month campaign is supported through an educational grant from EMD Serono.



    For more information on MSAA’s programs and services for the MS community, please visit mymsaa.org.

    • 22 min

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