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Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics Events


Multiple Sclerosis Update 2021

  • Saturday, October 9, 2021
  • 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Virtual event

This is a virtual event. If you have questions about how to connect to the event, please contact the event host.

Hand holding an orange ribbonThe Multiple Sclerosis Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock welcomes anyone with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their care partners to attend this free educational event. Hear MS providers discuss the latest information on treatment, research and strategies for managing MS. Anyone with MS is welcome to attend, whether or not you receive your care at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.

Registration is required and seats are limited, so please register early!


We invite you to submit a question about MS for discussion during our panel session. To submit your question, you may:

How to register

We are offering the following methods of registration:

  1. Register using the form on this page.
  2. Register by phone by calling (603) 653-1295. If you reach voicemail, please indicate that you wish to register for the MS event and leave your name, phone number and how many people will be attending with you.

Program schedule

Time Topic/Speaker
8:00 am Dr. Andrew Pachner: Introduction to online multiple sclerosis update 2021

The fifteen forms of multiple sclerosis; why this confusing situation matters.

8:30 am Dr. Andrew Smith III: COVID and You

What Multiple Sclerosis patients need to know about the pandemic and other viral infections.

9:00 am Dr. Francesca Gilli: What’s new in multiple sclerosis research?

Discussion of bio-markers and new targets.

9:30 am Break
9:45 am Dr. Heather Wishart: Cognitive issues in multiple sclerosis.
10:15 am Dr. Elizabeth Gormley: Bladder involvement in multiple sclerosis.
10:45 am Break: 15 minutes
11:00 am Panel session: Drs. Gilli, Gormley, Pachner, Smith, and Wishart
12:00 pm Wrap-up

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