Advisory Board Purpose Statement:
The purpose of the STEP for MS Advisory Board is to provide guidance related to study design, the choice of outcome measures, and study implementation, and to contribute to the targeted dissemination of meaningful findings to the different stakeholder groups for development of sustainable community exercise programs. The goal of these contributions is to improve the accessibility to exercise options for people with MS, to ultimately improve their health, participation and quality of life.
Our Advisory Board meets once per month by conference call.
Advisory Board Members:
Mimi Brown, person with MS, Colorado
Marlene Crocco, person with MS, Georgia
Chris Cronsell, Medical Doctor, Wisconsin
Joann Dickson-Smith, Advisory Board Chair, person with MS, Georgia
Dan Erchen, person with MS, Wisconsin
Mark Forrette, person with MS, California
Jane Jacobson, person with MS, Wisconsin
Mark Manago, physical therapist, Colorado
Ellen Maxfield, facility-based exercise specialist, Utah
Kate Seelman, policy expert, Georgia
Elythia Thompson, person with MS, Georgia
Frank Ulibarri, insurance industry, Georgia
For more information about the STEP for MS Advisory Board, contact Louise Palmer at Louise.Palmer@shepherd.org or 404-350-7513.