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As a service and courtesy, of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, listed below are educational opportunities from the NYC - Southern NY Chapter Centers for Comprehensive MS Care. Please be advised that these are not chapter-initiated programs and the chapter has not played a role in developing the content or selecting the speakers.   

To register use the phone numbers listed below. Note: By calling the centers to register you are provinding your name and other information and may receive information from them or their commercial partners.

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2015
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in Multiple Sclerosis
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
18th floor Conference Room
New York, NY 10016
Using MBSR techniques to help with relaxation and stress reduction for individuals with MS. 
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at 646-501-7515

April 1, 15, 29, 2015
Men’s Support Group
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
18th floor Conference Room
New York, NY 10016
For men with MS who want to talk about issues that usually don’t get talked about!
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at 646-501-7515

April 3, 17, 2015
General Support Group
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
18th floor Conference Room
New York, NY 10016
A support group open to all patients with MS.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at 646-501-7515

April 7, 21, 2015
Me, Myself, and I: Living Alone with MS
2 - 3 p.m.

NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
1st floor Conference Room G-10
New York, NY 10016
A support group for individuals living alone with MS to discuss topics pertinent to facing the challenges of MS as your own caregiver and to explore how to be your best advocate.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at 646-501-7515

April 8, 2015
The Impact of Ancestry on Multiple Sclerosis Part 1: MS in African Americans
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Belfer Research Building, Room 302-C/D (3rd Floor)
413 East 69 Street (between York and First Avenues)
New York, NY 10021
Presenter: Timothy Vartanian, MD, PhD.  Director, Judith Jaffe Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Care and Research Center, Weill Cornell Medical College
Registration is required.  Space is limited. Call 646-962-2339 or email smw9001@nyp.org

April 10, 17, 24, 2015
Game Day
12 - 3 p.m.

NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
1st Floor Conference Room G-10
New York, NY 10016
An afternoon of fun and laughs through social interaction.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at 646-501-7515

April 14, 2015
Ask the Expert: Bowel Incontinence 
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
18th floor Conference Room
New York, NY 10016
A team of MS professionals, including nurses, social workers, occupational therapists and more will discuss ways to improve and manage life with MS.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at 646-501-7515
Sponsorship: Refreshments provided by Teva Neuroscience makers of Copaxone.

April 15, 2015
Meet Me at the MET
12:30 - 3 p.m.

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Avenue (wheelchair entrance at 81st Street)
New York, NY 10028
An afternoon of culture and company with a guided highlights tour.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at 646-501-7515

April 22, 2015
Mindful Moments: Practical Stress Management Skills and Techniques for People Living with MS and Those Who Care About Them

5:30 – 7 p.m.
Belfer Research Building, Room 302-C (3rd Floor)
413 East 69 Street (between York and First Avenues)
New York, NY 10021
Presenter: Sarah Waxse, LCSW, Senior Social Worker, Judith Jaffe Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Care and Research Center, Weill Cornell Medical College
Registration is required.  Space is limited. Call 646-962-2339 or email smw9001@nyp.org

April 23, 27, 2015
Art Therapy               
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

NYU Ambulatory Care Center: MS Comprehensive Care Center
240 East 38th Street
1st floor Conference Room G-11
New York, NY 10016
Expressing yourself through art can help you heal.
Registration: Call Marie Marcano at 646-501-7515

April 30, 2015
Take Charge of Your Disease
5:30– 7 p.m.

The Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis
Annenberg Building,
1468 Madison Avenue (at 100th Street)
Room 20-01, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10029
Fully accessible entrance also at 1190 Fifth Avenue at 101st Street
Dr. Aliza Ben-Zacharia and Gretchen Mathewson, NP, will speak about how to Take Charge of Your Disease.  They are on the cutting edge of increasing patients’ ability to make difficult decisions. They believe in taking charge by knowing how to address health and wellness as well as different symptoms and situations. They possess an excellent fund of information to address your questions.Join them for a lively, interactive session.
Registration: Call 212-241-7958 or email donna.polisar@mssm.edu. 
Light refreshments are provided.  Guests are welcome.
Sponsorship: Novartis Pharmaceuticals

 

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