MS Living Well Podcast. Bridging MS: Connecting You to Resources

Aug 22 2023

Navigating life with multiple sclerosis? Gain valuable insights from MS insiders! Stanford nurse practitioner Jong-Mi Lee reveals strategies for accessing MS centers and maximizing available resources. Acquire valuable tips on various topics including overcoming mobility challenges, managing workplace issues, and receiving quality care despite insurance obstacles.

Many inspiring and resilient individuals living with MS actively share their perspectives on social media platforms within the MS community. Dominic Shadbolt, a renowned MS patient advocate and founder of The MS Guide, highlights his personal favorites and provides essential advice for sifting through the wealth of online information.

Access reliable knowledge and support from global non-profit organizations. Dr. Jaime Imitola, esteemed MS neurologist and Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Connecticut, offers practical approaches to surmount financial barriers and attain crucial MS treatments.

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This podcast episode is sponsored by Octave.


Barry Singer MD, Director of The MS Center for Innovations in Care, interviews:

Jong-Mi Lee NP

Jong-Mi Lee NP is a nurse practitioner, specializing in multiple sclerosis at Stanford in California since 2005. Ms. Lee completed her undergraduate degree from University of California at Berkeley and her Master of Science in Nursing at Samuel Merritt University. She serves on the MSAA’s Healthcare Advisory Council and a long-standing member of the International Organization of MS Nurses including former West Regional Liaison. Ms. Lee received the 2010 Community Partner Award from the National MS Society for dedicated service on behalf of persons living with MS.

Dominic Shadbolt

Dominic Shadbolt is an expert patient living in the United Kingdom who has been living with multiple sclerosis since 1994. He started as a patient-to-patient resource for people living with MS.


Jaime Imitola MD

Jaime Imitola MD is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Neurology at the University of Connecticut. He serves as director of the Division of Multiple Sclerosis and Translational Neuroimmunology. He completed his medical school training in Cartagena, Columbia followed by post-doctoral training at Harvard, neurology residency at Temple University and fellowship in MS at Thomas Jefferson in Philadelphia. His areas of expertise include neural stem cells and progressive MS.

BY: Barry Singer, MD DATE: August 22, 2023 TOPIC: Podcasts