14 episodes

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

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.2 • 9 Ratings

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)

    Social Interactions and Connections – Finding Joy in the Process, PART 3

    Social Interactions and Connections – Finding Joy in the Process, PART 3

    The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is pleased to present our podcast episode “Social Interactions and Connections” as the third and final one in a three-part series entitled “Finding Joy in the Process: Managing Mental Health in the MS Journey.” This program is part of MSAA’s 2024 MS Awareness Month theme – Improving Lives Through Supportive Connections. Our guest, Amy B. Sullivan, PsyD, ABPP, is a behavioral medicine specialist and an Associate Professor of Medicine along with being the Director of Behavioral Medicine & Research at the Mellen Center for MS. In this episode, Dr. Sullivan discusses how MS impacts daily routines, relationships, and social life and the benefit of social interactions and connections when someone is managing mental health and MS.



    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.

    • 11 min
    The Power of Positive Thinking – Finding Joy in the Process, PART 2

    The Power of Positive Thinking – Finding Joy in the Process, PART 2

    The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is pleased to present our podcast episode “The Power of Positive Thinking” as the second in a three-part series entitled “Finding Joy in the Process: Managing Mental Health in the MS Journey.” Hosted by Yahaira Rivera, Director of Mission Delivery and Program Development for MSAA, this program is part of MSAA’s 2024 MS Awareness Month theme – Improving Lives Through Supportive Connections. Our guest, Amy B. Sullivan, PsyD, ABPP, is a behavioral medicine specialist and an Associate Professor of Medicine along with being the Director of Behavioral Medicine & Research at the Mellen Center for MS. In this episode, Dr. Sullivan speaks about coming to terms with living with MS and how using positivity as a coping strategy could improve one’s quality of life. 



    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.

    • 11 min
    Mental Health and MS – Finding Joy in the Process, PART 1

    Mental Health and MS – Finding Joy in the Process, PART 1

    The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is pleased to present our podcast episode “Mental Health and MS” as the first in a three-part series entitled “Finding Joy in the Process: Managing Mental Health in the MS Journey.” This program is part of MSAA’s 2024 MS Awareness Month theme – Improving Lives Through Supportive Connections. Our guest, Amy B. Sullivan, PsyD, ABPP, is a behavioral medicine specialist and an Associate Professor of Medicine along with being the Director of Behavioral Medicine & Research at the Mellen Center for MS. In this episode, Dr. Sullivan discusses such issues as common symptoms that impact mental health, advice for someone that might be experiencing a mental health challenge, and strategies that could help to cope with mental health in one’s MS journey.



    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.

    • 20 min
    Episode 11: Young Adults Living with MS

    Episode 11: Young Adults Living with MS

    This program is part of MSAA’s 2023 MS Awareness Month theme: Life with MS: Different Stages of the Journey. Our guest, Nuriel Moghavem, MD, is a neurologist and MS fellow at Keck School of Medicine at USC in Los Angeles, California, where he was born and raised. In this episode, Dr. Moghavem discusses how it is important to learn to live your best life with multiple sclerosis if you are newly diagnosed as a young adult.

    • 41 min
    Navigating the Pediatric MS Journey

    Navigating the Pediatric MS Journey

    The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is pleased to present our podcast episode on “Navigating the Pediatric MS Journey.” Hosted by Marie LeGrand, Associate Vice President of Mission Delivery, Health Equity and Education for MSAA, this program is part of MSAA’s 2023 MS Awareness Month theme – Life with MS: Different Stages of the Journey. Our first guest, Yolanda Wheeler, PhD, CRNP, CPNP-AC, MSCN, is an assistant professor and nurse researcher at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing, as well as a member of MSAA’s Healthcare Advisory Council and African American Advisory Board. Our second guest, Elena McDaniel, is a parent of a child with MS. In this episode, Dr. Wheeler and Elena explore pediatric MS and how that affects children and teens and also what parents and guardians should know and consider when talking to their healthcare providers.



    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.

    3 M’s of MS: Mangia, Microbiome, and Molecules

    3 M’s of MS: Mangia, Microbiome, and Molecules

    The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is pleased to present our podcast episode on the “3 M’s of MS: Mangia, Microbiome, and Molecules.” Hosted by Alexis Crispino Kline, Director of Mission Delivery and Grants Management for MSAA, this program is part of MSAA’s 2022 MS Awareness Month theme: Shaping the MS Experience. Our guest, Andrew Woo, MD, PhD, is a private practice neurologist at Santa Monica Neurological Consultants and an MSAA Board Member. In this episode, Dr. Woo shares his thoughts on what he calls the “3 M’s of MS: Mangia, Microbiome, and Molecules” by discussing supplements and diets that have been studied or claimed to help MS, as well as other related autoimmune conditions.



    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.

    • 1 hr 1 min

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9 Ratings

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MSAA on point

There is so much info out there for those of us coping with MS. MSAA focuses on living with MS, not just coping. Thank you.

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