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Diet in MS - what the evidence tells us
Join OMS Medical Advisor Dr. Jonathan White as he talks to NEU Senior Research Fellow Dr Steve Simpson-Yap about his research into diet and MS.

Steve will present his latest work, and discuss the evidence around diet in MS more generally, followed by a Question & Answer session where you can put your questions to him.

Please remember that Steve is not a practicing clinician and so cannot give specific medical advice

By registering for the event, you will automatically be sent a link to the recording. Please submit your questions to webinars@overcomingms.org

Dec 9, 2022 09:30 AM in London

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Speakers

Dr Steve Simpson-Yap
@Neuroepidemiology Unit (NEU)
Steve is a mid-career researcher in epidemiology, particularly multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune conditions. Following undergraduate training in biology at Hunter College in the USA and postgraduate studies in public health at the University of California, Berkeley, Steve undertook doctoral research in multiple sclerosis geoepidemiology and predictors of clinical course at the Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania between 2008-2011. He is now a senior research fellow at the Neuroepidemiology Unit and the Clinical Outcomes Research Unit at The University of Melbourne, examining the epidemiology of MS, including the roles of lifestyle and other factors with clinical outcomes in MS.
Dr Jonathan White
@Northern Health & Social Care Trust and Overcoming MS
Jonathan went to University of Glasgow Medical School, graduating in 2008 (MBChB). Jonathan completed a further five years of training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and is a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (MRCOG). He works at the Causeway Hospital, Coleraine and has a special interest in early pregnancy and recurrent pregnancy loss. He was diagnosed with RRMS in October 2015, and has been following the OMS Program ever since. His interests include the great outdoors, cycling and running (reluctantly), reading, rugby, film and spending time with his family. Dr. White assists OMS as a medical advisor and event facilitator. In April 2022 Jonathan was awarded “Doctor of the Year” at the inaugural Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Awards.