Vail Daily health: Colorado a ‘high risk zone’ for multiple sclerosis |

Vail Daily health: Colorado a ‘high risk zone’ for multiple sclerosis

Daily staff reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comVAIL CO, Colorado

The Department of Health has identified Colorado as a high risk zone for multiple sclerosis (MS) and in response, the Rocky Mountain MS Center is traveling the state to educate patients about this disease. On Feb. 22, one of the world’s leading MS Neurologists, Dr. Timothy Vollmer, and his team will be in Vail to share the latest research and news about the disease. This educational seminar will explore the most recent advances in research, treatment, and therapies related to multiple sclerosis. Audience participation is highly encouraged. Vollmer is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts in multiple sclerosis and brings 27 years of experience to the Rocky Mountain MS Center. In addition to serving as the MS Center Medical director, Vollmer is a faculty member at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and co-director of the Rocky Mountain Center for MS Care and Research, a collaborative effort of the University of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain MS Center. Vollmer was recently listed in US News and World Report as being among the top 1 percent in the nation in his specialty (MS).The Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis Center is a patient-centered non-profit organization dedicated to changing the way we think about and treat MS. The groups mission is to improve the lives of people with MS and their families through care, support, education and research.

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