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LGMD CLINIC STAFF: Ursula Moore

January 12, 2021|CLINIC STAFF, LGMD Clinic Staff - Interviews|

LGMD Clinic Staff:       Ursula Moore Affiliation:     John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre Role or Position:        Medical Doctor and PhD Candidate What education and training did you have to arrive at your current position? I attended medical school at Cambridge university including an intercallated MA. This was followed by junior doctor training in adult and pediatric medicine in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and Merseyside. What led you to follow a career in patient services and clinical care in muscular dystrophy in particular? I joined the John Walton Centre in my early years as a newly qualified doctor before leaving to complete [...]

LGMD CLINIC STAFF: Lauren Brady

October 9, 2020|CLINIC STAFF, LGMD Clinic Staff - Interviews|

LGMD Clinic Staff:       Lauren Brady Affiliation:     McMaster Children’s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Role or Position:        Genetic Counsellor What education and training did you have to arrive at your current position? I completed my undergraduate degree at McMaster University and then went on to finish my masters degree in genetic counseling at Sarah Lawrence College in New York state. What led you to follow a career in patient services and clinical care in muscular dystrophy in particular? In my first semester of genetic counseling school there was a group project where we were given a scenario for a [...]

LGMD CLINIC STAFF: Rasha El Sherif

September 8, 2020|CLINIC STAFF, LGMD Clinic Staff - Interviews|

LGMD Clinic Staff:       Dr. Rasha El Sherif MD, PHD Affiliation:     Myocare National Foundation Role or Position:        Director What education and training did you have to arrive at your current position? I completed my Doctorate degree in Neurology from Ain Shams University Egypt. I obtained a fellowship in the National Institute of Neuroscience, NCNP in Tokyo, Japan where I completed my doctorate degree thesis in genetic diagnosis of muscle disease  I was trained in NCNP under the supervision of Prof Ikuya Nonaka on the diagnosis and management of muscle disease and. Moreover, I received my training to work [...]

LGMD CLINIC STAFF: Brent Beson

July 19, 2020|CLINIC STAFF, LGMD Clinic Staff - Interviews|

LGMD Clinic Staff:       Brent Beson, MD Affiliation:     MDA Neuromuscular Center at INTEGRIS southwest Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Role or Position:        Medical Director What education and training did you have to arrive at your current position? Medical School at university of Oklahoma, residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, fellowship in neuromuscular disease at Washington University in St Louis What led you to follow a career in patient services and clinical care in muscular dystrophy in particular? Volunteering after high school at MDA summer camps were instrumental in my career choice.  What areas of clinic support [...]

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