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Nov. 25, 2014 - December Med School Café - 'Multiple Sclerosis: A Simple Message About a Complicated Disease'
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Minto-web.jpgThe December Med School Café lecture will feature Dr. Elizabeth Minto, assistant professor of neurology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and a neurologist with USA Physicians Group.

Her lecture, titled “Multiple Sclerosis: A Simple Message About a Complicated Disease,” will take place Dec. 11, 2014, at the USA Faculty Club, located at 6348 Old Shell Road, on USA’s main campus. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., and the presentation begins at noon.

During the talk, Dr. Minto will discuss the “Who, What, When, Where and Why” of multiple sclerosis. She will discuss current treatments for the disease and its secondary symptoms, and she will review some of the exciting developments that have occurred and continue to occur in our understanding of this complex disorder.

Dr. Minto attended the USA College of Medicine for two years before completing her medical degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine in 2003. She completed an internship in internal medicine in 2004, followed by neurology residency in 2007, both at Vanderbilt University.  She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

The Med School Café lecture and lunch are provided free of charge, but reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, call Kim Partridge at (251) 460-7770 or e-mail kepartridge@health.southalabama.edu.

Med School Café is a free community lecture series sponsored by the USA Physicians Group. Each month, faculty from the USA College of Medicine share their expertise on a specific medical condition, providing insight on the latest treatment available.

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