Cognition and MS/Naturopathic Medicine 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

mackinnon

Dr. Meghan MacKinnon is a naturopathic physician with a private practice in Aurora, Ontario. She applies a comprehensive and integrative approach to health by investigating all factors that contribute to well-being, so patients are able to get to the bottom of their concerns and feel their best. She encourages an integrative model of healthcare and collaborates with other health professionals to ensure optimal care.

Dr. MacKinnon treats all health concerns, but has specializations in hormonal concerns and optimizing fertility, autoimmune conditions, digestive complaints, pain management and chronic disease management. She also enjoys helping those with anxiety and depression regain balance in their lives.

Dr. MacKinnon is an active member of the Aurora-Newmarket community where she frequently presents to business organizations on natural approaches to health and wellness, she contributes articles for local publications and has been interviewed on Rogers TV. She is a member of both the Ontario and Canadian Associations of Naturopathic Doctors.

In addition to speaking at various community events in the York Region community, Dr. MacKinnon is accepting patients at her private practice in Aurora, Ontario.


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

or

REGISTER

For those who may wish to view the the presentations through a live simulcast webcast provided by Virtual Photo Walks please register using this link:  

http://www.virtualphotowalks.org/be-invited-to-virtual-photo-wa/  You will be sent information on howl to connect with the simulcast on November 2nd.  

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