A presentation by Lara Stepleman, PhD, followed by a question and answer session.
This National MS Education and Awareness Month Teleconference Series event was made possible with support from: Genentech, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Sanofi Genzyme, Biogen, EMD Serono, Novartis, and Viatris. This program has additional support from Ocrevus.
Lara Stepleman, PhD, is the Chief of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. She is a health psychologist who has focused her clinical work, teaching, and research on assisting others to live well with chronic illness, particularly HIV and Multiple Sclerosis. She is especially interested in access to competent mental health care for individuals living with chronic illness who may have additional barriers to care and health disparities related to sexual orientation and gender identity as well as race and ethnicity. She has collaborated with the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation since 2005.