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Behavioral and Psychological Changes in Demyelinating Conditions, Part 2

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

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About our Guest Speakers


Cynthia Wang, MD

Dr. Cynthia Wang received her medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas and completed a pediatrics and pediatric neurology residency at Mott Children’s Hospital, University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Wang completed her James T. Lubin Fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Benjamin Greenberg at The University of Texas Southwestern and Children’s Health. Her research study was a prospective, longitudinal study on acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) to identify the clinical characteristics, treatment methods, and follow-up interventions that are associated with better and worse patient-centered outcomes.



Alison Wilkinson-Smith, PhD, ABPP

Dr. Wilkinson-Smith is a Pediatric Neuropsychologist at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology (ABPP), has a sub- specialty certification in Pediatric Neuropsychology, and is certified in Therapeutic Assessment of children. She is the co-director of the Pediatric Functional Neurological Disorders Clinic at Children’s Health. She is actively involved in assessment of youth with functional neurological disorders, as well as research and clinical training. Her interests also include pediatric autoimmune encephalitis and the assessment of children with complex mental health and psychosocial needs. She has a PhD in School Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. She completed her internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Consortium and a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at the University of Minnesota Medical Center.



Denise Maddox, RN, BSN, MSCN

Denise Maddox is a registered nurse with the UT Southwestern Multidisciplinary Demyelinating disorders CONQUER team and Children’s Health Encephalitis Clinic. She serves as the primary coordinator of pediatric patient care across disciplines within the Children’s Health institution and outside resources for patients and their families, including education, management of therapies, coordination of care outside of the clinic, school needs, and provides transition of care education for teens and their parents. Denise’s nursing experience includes roles in the NICU, neurosurgery, and since 2014, with the demyelinating disorders clinic in Dallas. Denise also earned her MSCN (Multiple Sclerosis Certified Nurse) designation in 2020.




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Date:
April 15
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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Phone:
+1 (855) 380-3330
Email:
info@wearesrna.org
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Details

Date:
April 15
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Event Category:

Organizer

SRNA
Phone:
+1 (855) 380-3330
Email:
info@wearesrna.org
View Organizer Website