Cognition and MS AURORA

  • Education & Information
  • Location: Northridge Community Church Salvation Army
  • Address: 15338 Leslie St., Aurora, Ontario, L4G 7C4
  • Approximately 576 km away from your current location.
  • Contact Info: Lynn Laccohee, 1‑416‑967‑3032
  • Event Dates:
      November 2, 2019 at 10:00a.m. EDT

Saturday, November 2

10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Lunch will be served at 12 noon

Dr. Lisa Walker will address some of the ways that multiple sclerosis can impact people’s thinking, behaviour and emotions. Strategies to cope with these challenges will be discussed, including positive lifestyle strategies to maximize cognitive health.

Dr. Lisa Walker is a Clinical Neuropsychologist at both the Ottawa Hospital and in private practice at Ricci and Associates. She co-leads the Multiple Sclerosis Research Group within the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute. She is a Clinician Investigator with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute where she has a research program evaluating cognitive health in multiple sclerosis. Dr. Walker's research focuses on the cognitive impact of stem cell therapies, assessment and longitudinal evaluation of cognition, the relationship between cognition and both structural and functional neuroimaging variables, as well as cognitive fatigue.

Lunch

1:00 PM Dr. Meghan MacKinnon is a naturopathic doctor practising in Aurora, Ontario treating patients from all over York Region. She has a comprehensive and integrative approach to treatment by investigating all factors that contribute to health and well-being, helping her patients get to the bottom of their concerns.

For more information contact: lynn.laccohee@mssociety.ca 416 967-3032

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