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From Novice to Expert: A Series in Multiple Sclerosis Management


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Speakers

  • Amy Perrin Ross, APN, MSN, CNRN, MSCN

    Amy Perrin Ross, APN, MSN, CNRN, MSCN

    Amy Perrin Ross, APN, MSN, CNRN, MSCN

    Advanced Practice Nurse, Neuroscience Program Coordinator

    Amy Perrin Ross, APN, MSN, CNRN, MSCN, is currently the president of the International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses, and is the Neuroscience Program Coordinator at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois. She is involved in various organizations, including the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America. Ms Perrin Ross has been active in neuroscience clinical research for over 20 years. She speaks at numerous meetings and conferences, and has written several articles and book chapters on MS and dementia. She earned her BSN degree from Loyola University School of Nursing in Chicago, Illinois, and her MSN degree from Loyola University’s Graduate School of Nursing.
  • Jerry S. Wolinsky, MD

    Jerry S. Wolinsky, MD

    Jerry S. Wolinsky, MD

    Emeritus Professor in Neurology

    Jerry S. Wolinsky, MD, is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Neurology at the McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He held the Bartels Family and Opal C. Rankin Professorships of Neurology at UTHealth, where he served as director of the Multiple Sclerosis Research Group and the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Analysis Center, and as a member of the graduate faculty of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Dr Wolinsky focuses on the design, implementation, conduct and analysis of clinical trials of multiple sclerosis, and basic and applied research in quantitative MRI analysis and MR spectroscopic imaging. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago.
  • James D. Bowen, MD

    James D. Bowen, MD

    James D. Bowen, MD

    Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology

    James D. Bowen, MD, is medical director for the multiple sclerosis center at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle, Washington, and is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Washington. Dr Bowen earned his medical degree at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and completed a two-year residency in internal medicine and neurology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is chair of the Professional Advisory Committee of the Greater Northwest Chapter of the National MS Society. Dr Bowen is a recipient of the Physician Leadership Award from the Swedish Medical Center, and has published more than 120 peer-reviewed journal articles, numerous book chapters and abstracts with a focus on multiple sclerosis.
  • Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA

    Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA

    Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA

    Professor & Vice Chair (Clinical Affairs) Department of Neurology

    Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA, is professor and vice chair (clinical affairs) of neurology, and director of the Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center at Stony Brook University Medical Center in Stony Brook, New York. Dr Coyle is currently involved in various therapeutic trials testing new immunotherapies for multiple sclerosis (MS), as well as studies addressing neurologic aspects of Lyme disease. Her areas of expertise include Lyme disease and neurologic infections, cerebrospinal fluid, therapeutics and neuroimmunology, and she has authored several articles on the clinical/basic research aspects of MS and neurologic infections. She earned her MD from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, where she also completed her residency and fellowship.
  • Marie Namey, APRN, MSCN

    Marie Namey, APRN, MSCN

    Marie Namey, APRN, MSCN

    Clinical Nurse Specialist, Mellen Center for MS Treatment & Research

    Marie A. Namey, APRN, MSCN, is a clinical nurse specialist at the Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis Treatment and Research at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio. She earned her MSN degree from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and her BSN degree from Villa Maria College in Erie, Pennsylvania. Ms Namey is a member of the local Multiple Sclerosis Society Chapter’s Professional Advisory Committee, a member of the Healthcare Advisory Council for the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, and is a founding member and past president of the International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses. She has published several articles, and speaks for patient and professional groups on aspects of multiple sclerosis care.

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