Webinar - How We Talk To Ourselves and The People That Support Us

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

MSAA invites you to join us for a webinar highlighting how MS affects different racial and ethnic communities. Explore patient-provider communication from the perspective of a patient, and learn how the experiences of African Americans may impact a patient's approach to self-advocacy at our live, free webinar, “How We Talk To Ourselves and The People That Support Us: Best Practices in Communication and Self-Advocacy,” on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 from 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Eastern.

Susan Eggly, PhD, FACH
Sheila Yarbrough, PhD

This digital educational program in our New Directions series will be presented by Communications specialists Susan Eggly, PhD, FACH and Sheila Yarbrough, PhD, along with MS Community Member Anita. As a communication scientist, Dr. Eggly has conducted several communication interventions to improve patient-provider communication and has ongoing NIH-funded research focused on clinical communication and outcomes related to clinical trials, health disparities, and treatment decision-making. Dr. Yarbrough is a senior-level higher education administrator engaged in communication-related work including crisis communication, virtual communication, and intrapersonal communication. After her multiple sclerosis diagnosis in 2015, Anita began her advocacy work and serves as the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for STRIDE Community Health Centers, an FQHC, and is a member of the Colorado Black Health Collaborative.

Register for this free webinar at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lHglAA0SR6GWFD3qA5DfIw

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This webinar series is made possible through the generous support of Genentech and Johnson & Johnson.

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