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Advisory Board Aliza Ben-Zacharia, DrNP Nurse Practitioner Neurology Teaching Assistant The Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis The Mount Sinai Medical Center New York, New York Barbara S. Bishop, MS, ANP-C, MSCN, CNRN Nurse Practitioner Virginia Beach Neurology Virginia Beach, Virginia Barbara J. Green, MD Medical Director The MS Center of Saint Louis Saint Louis, Missouri Tracy Walker, FNP-C Nurse Practitioner and MS Outcomes Specialist MS Institute at Shepherd Center Atlanta, Georgia MS Perspectives’ advisors disclose the following rela-tionships over the past 12 months with drug or medi-cal device manufacturers: Aliza Ben-Zacharia has received honoraria for serving as a consultant for Acorda Pharmaceuticals, Genzyme, Novartis, Questcor, and Teva Neuroscience. Barbara Bishop has received honoraria for serving as a speaker for Acorda Pharmaceuticals, Bayer Health-Care, Genzyme, Questcor, and Teva Neuroscience. Barbara J. Green has received honoraria for serving as a consultant and speaker for Bayer HealthCare, Bio-gen Idec, EMD Serono/Pfizer, Genzyme, Novartis, and Teva Neuroscience. Tracy Walker has received honoraria for serving as a consultant and speaker for Acorda Pharmaceuticals, Biogen Idec, EMD Serono/Pfizer, Novartis, Questcor, and Teva Neuroscience. MS Perspectives Winter 2016 ™ Volume 9, Issue 2 3 8 Your Journey to Wellness 4 Essential Tips for Setting Practical Goals 10 MS Research Update 14 Ask the Clinician: Building a Support Network Scan this code to visit Disclaimer: The goal of this publication is to provide patients with multiple sclerosis with the latest information about the disease and its treatment. The information provided in MS Perspectives™ is not a substitute for the advice of your healthcare nurse or doctor. Please consult a qualified healthcare provider for individualized care and information. Cover photo credit: ©SamsonPhotoArt / Thinkstock Publishing Information Publishers Joseph J. D’Onofrio Frank M. Marino Delaware Media Group 66 South Maple Avenue Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Tel: 201-612-7676, Fax: 201-612-8282 Website: Writer/Editor Nancy Monson Art Director James Ticchio ©2016 Delaware Media Group, LLC. All rights reserved. None of the contents may be reproduced in any form without prior written permission from the publisher. The viewpoints and recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the advisory board and experts interviewed; however, they are not necessarily the viewpoints and recommendations of the entire advisory board, but rather may be the views of certain individuals and noted experts in the field and are presented in the context of a balanced article. The opinions expressed also do not necessar-ily reflect the opinions or recommendations of their affiliated institutions; Delaware Media Group; the International Organization of MS Nurses; Sanofi Genzyme, Teva Pharmaceuticals, and Genentech. 2 MS Perspectives

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