Overview of Multiple Sclerosis: What Neuropsychologists Should Know

  • December 14, 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom


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New York State Association of Neuropsychology (NYSAN) presents a live webinar panel with:

Marnina Stimmel, Ph.D.

Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 12PM to 1PM EST

Overview of Multiple Sclerosis:

What Neuropsychologists Should Know


Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated inflammatory disease of the central nervous system and the most common non-traumatic disabling disease affecting young adults. Cognitive and psychological problems are commonly experienced in persons MS and neuropsychologists are often employed to assist with characterization of these deficits and to suggest beneficial/necessary recommendations. In this presentation, an overview of the diagnostics and features of MS will be described. Real case examples will help to highlight the neuropsychological effects of MS and the role of the neuropsychologist in patient care.

Speaker Bio:

Marnina Stimmel, PhD is a clinical neuropsychologist working at Montefiore Medical Center within the neurology department. She has worked with MS patients for over 10 years and much of her research has focused on neuropsychological factors in MS.  

Learning Objectives:

  • 1.    Describe the common diagnostic features and various forms of Multiple Sclerosis
  • 2.    Demonstrate an understanding of the neurocognitive and psychological effects of Multiple Sclerosis
  • 3.    Explain the role of neuropsychologists in the care of patients with Multiple Sclerosis
  • 1.0  CE credit (APA/NYSED) available

$15 for NYSAN members / $30 for non-members

Free for Student NYSAN Members/$10 For student non-members

*New York State Association of Neuropsychology is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0052.*

*NYSAN is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NYSAN maintains responsibility for this program and its content.* 

  • Financial Disclosures: None/ Nonfinancial Disclosures: None

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