Meet the MS Team


Ted R. Brown, MD, MPH

Dr. Theodore (Ted) Brown is a board certified physiatrist with fellowship training in MS. He works with patients to maximize their mobility and functional independence. Dr. Brown has numerous publications on topics including the role of exercise in MS and has several research projects involving rehabilitation in MS.  Read Dr. Brown's full profile

Board Certified:  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Read Dr. Brown's interview about challenges in pain management for MS

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5 out of 5
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Virginia Simnad, MD, MSc

Dr. Virginia Simnad is a board certified neurologist who has been in practice in both academic and community-based MS Centers. She has participated in numerous MS therapeutic trials, and has publications relevant to the management of MS.  She has an active interest in therapeutic trials and in developing novel investigator-initiated research studies.  Read Dr. Simnad's full profile

Board Certified:  Neurology

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4.9 out of 5
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Lorien Friedman, MSW

Lorien Friedman is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who provides compassionate support and care across a broad spectrum of patient and family circumstances and needs. Her family has been impacted by multiple sclerosis, which has had a significant impact on her decision to improve the lives of people and families affected by MS.

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Alyssa Sherred, MA

Alyssa Sherred is responsible for checking patients into the examination rooms,updating medical records, assisting with calls and patient portal questions, prescription requests and prior authorizations for medications and diagnostic tests.

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