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Virtual Meeting | Hosted by the Greater Los Angeles Dysphonia Support Group
Register HERE Please join the Greater Los Angeles Dysphonia Support Group for a virtual meeting on Thursday, March 16, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PST. Gather virtually with
Please join the Greater Los Angeles Dysphonia Support Group for a virtual meeting on Thursday, March 16, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PST.
Gather virtually with the Greater Los Angeles Support Group and hear from our guest speaker, Scott Norris, MD, from Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Norris will share an update about his current research funded by Dysphonia International. Utilizing fMRI, he is investigating how different regions of the brain communicate so that treatment can be more targeted for increased effectiveness. You can also learn more about his research by clicking HERE.
Michael Johns, MD will also be present to address any medical questions.
Since this meeting is virtual, all are welcome to attend no matter your location! We look forward to seeing you there!
About Scott Norris, MD | Dr. Norris is an Associate Professor, Neurology and Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. He is both a clinician and a researcher. Dr. Norris received his medical degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, and completed his residency and fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Norris’ research interests include neuroimaging, pathophysiology of movement disorders and dystonia, mechanisms of deep brain stimulation, basal ganglia physiology and pharmacology.
About Michael Johns, III, MD | Dr. Johns is passionate about medicine and about helping individuals with voice, swallowing and airway disorders. Prior to joining Keck Medicine of USC, Dr. Johns cofounded one of the first interdisciplinary voice centers in the United States at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He is now director of the USC Voice Center, where he and his team members call on state-of-the-art technology for diagnosis and treatment, including awake laser therapy and vocal cord injections for age-related voice changes.
Dr. Johns received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in otolaryngology at the University of Michigan Medical Center – Ann Arbor, and his fellowship in laryngology at Vanderbilt University Hospital & Clinic.
A dedicated researcher, Dr. Johns is working to advance minimally invasive treatment approaches and developing applications for novel injectable therapeutics for vocal paralysis, muscle weakness, scarring and aging. He is an avid supporter of the NSDA and our local support groups.
WHEN | Thursday, March 16, 2023
TIME | 5:00 – 7:00 PM EST | (Please adjust to your time zone accordingly)
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Greater Los Angeles Dysphonia Support Group Leader
Toni Gold | firstname.lastname@example.org
(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online | Zoom
Virtual Event Details
Daniel Lee Bray
ALIVE FOREVER MORE
August 24, 1984 – December 20, 2020 (36 years old)
Daniel was a son, brother, animal lover, artist, animator, poet, rapper, musician and extraordinary soul who was filled with extraordinary faith while conquering enormous challenges after being diagnosed with Spasmodic Dysphonia at 19 years old. His story is a story of triumph, victory, courage and understanding. Daniel left many life lessons and through his experience on earth he will continue to touch lives inspiring us all to be more aware and to build more awareness of what brought him home. Daniel is a warrior and his inspiration that has been collected by his family will be used to bring hope and to change the world!
“We don’t yet see things clearly. We are squinting in a fog, peering through a mist. But it won’t be long before the weather clears and the sun shines bright! We’ll see it all then, see it all as clearly as God sees us, knowing Him directly just as He knows us!”
— 1 Corinthians 13:12
We Love You Always Dan!
ABOUT THE NSDA
- The National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association is dedicated to improving the lives of people with spasmodic dysphonia and related voice conditions through research, education, awareness and support.
- Address:300 Park Boulevard | Suite 175 | Itasca, IL 760143
- Email:NSDA@dysphonia.orgOpens in your application