PSP Society of Canada Announces first ASK THE NEUROLOGIST SESSION
Organization to host University Health Network Neurologist remotely to field questions from patients and caregivers
Kingston, ON – Saturday August 8th, 2020 – Today, The PSP Society of Canada Announced that they will be facilitating their first ASK THE NEUROLOGIST SESSION as part of the upcoming Toronto, ON based remote Support Group meeting. Dr. Carmela Tartaglia, a scientific advisor to the organization will be attending the August 19th session to field questions more scientific and medical in nature. As usual, the session is open to patients, caregivers and others affected by Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) & Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD).
“We are incredibly fortunate to have Dr. Tartaglia in our corner,” said PSP Society of Canada Vice President Stéphane Hetherington. “Her support of our group’s initiatives gives us the energy and confidence to continue expanding and improving our activities”
The PSP Society asks that interested participants register for the session and SUBMIT THEIR QUESTIONS IN ADVANCE via a short survey available here and through the link in the group details below.
Location: Zoom (Remote)
Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/92329071770
Date: Wednesday August 19th
Time: 7:30PM EST
Dr. Carmela Tartaglia
Dr. Tartaglia is an Associate Professor and Clinician-Scientist at the University of Toronto. She received her medical degree from McGill University, completed her residency at the University of Western Ontario and did three years of clinical/research fellowship in cognitive/behavioral neurology at the University of California, San Francisco Memory and Aging Center. She maintains a cognitive/behavioral clinic where she sees people with neurodegenerative disease and post-concussion syndrome within the UHN Memory Clinic. Her clinical and research interests lie in neurodegenerative diseases with a focus on frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) and possible chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
The PSP Society of Canada serves patients and families dealing with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and related diseases such as Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) and Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD). For more information please visit. www.pspsocietycanada.ca