Celebrating multiple sclerosis innovations

Join us for a panel discussion on the progress and future of treatments for MS.

On Thursday, March 23, the Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center will host a panel discussion about the progress and future of treatments for multiple sclerosis.

The evening at the Hyatt Regency Louisville, at Fourth Street Live!, will start at 6 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m.

The keynote lecture, “Mental Health Issues in MS,” will feature an interview with Amy Sullivan, Psy.D., director of behavioral medicine training and research, Mellen Center for the Cleveland Clinic. Robert S. Tillett Jr., M.D., MSCS, an MS specialist with Norton Neuroscience Institute, will interview her.

Other presentations include “Update on MS Therapies” by Geeta A. Ganesh, M.D., neurologist with Norton Neuroscience Institute.

A panel discussion and Q&A will include Amy Sullivan, Psy.D.; Geeta Ganesh, M.D.; Jenifer Patterson, APRN, MSCN; and Robert S. Tillett Jr., M.D., MSCS. Robin Tillett, R.N., MSCN, will moderate.

Anyone diagnosed with MS is invited to attend and bring a guest. Seating is limited, no children under age 12 are permitted and dinner will be served. When registering, note whether you are a vegetarian.

Parking in the attached Hyatt garage and valet parking at the Hyatt will be provided free of charge. To register, call (502) 559-3230 or email Madeline.Stauble@nortonhealthcare.org.

Hyatt Regency Louisville

311 S. Fourth St.

Louisville, KY 40202

 

Other upcoming events for MS patients

 

Yoga for MS
The benefits of yoga postures, working with breath and meditation may include improved body awareness; release of muscle tension (to relieve spasticity); increased coordination, balance, flexibility and strength; decreased fatigue; more tolerance to heat; improved circulation, breathing and organ function (including bowel and bladder); enhanced alertness; better management of stress; and an overall feeling of well-being. This free class is held at Baptist Health/Milestone Wellness Center. You must obtain a doctor’s release and have a diagnosis of MS to attend. To register, call (502) 559-3230.

Mondays • 1 to 2 p.m.

This class made possible by a grant from the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

Women’s MS Support Group

For women who have been diagnosed with MS and either don’t have children or their children are grown and out of the house. Meets at Marshall Women’s Health & Education Center, Norton Medical Plaza 3 – St. Matthews, Suite 108. For information, call (502) 559-3230.

First Thursday of every month • 12:30 to 2 p.m.

African-American MS Support Group
For African Americans who have been diagnosed with MS. Led by Robin Tillett, R.N., nurse navigator. Meets at Marshall Women’s Health & Education Center, Norton Medical Plaza 3 – St. Matthews, Suite 108. For information, call (502) 559-3230.

Third Thursday of every other month • 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Next meeting: May 18, 2017


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