b"ContributorsDeborah Backus is a grant-funded investigator, physical therapist, and educator with than 30 years of experience in the neurorehabilitation field. She is Director of Multiple Sclerosis Research at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta. Her research includes facilitating pharmacologic and device-related clinical trials for MS. She serves as President of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Her most rewarding activities are those through which she can work and directly affect the lives of people with MS.Lori Bellport is a Cofounder of Live in Place Designs LLC, Lori is a Certied Aging in Place Specialist, a Senior Home Safety Specialist, and a Certied Senior Advisor. She has held various executive-level positions over 15 years in the long-term care industry. She has an MBA in Healthcare Administration and a Master of Public Administration with a focus in project management. She is also a veteran of the United States Air Force and served under Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.Cherie Binns has been a registered nurse since 1973. In 1994 she was diagnosed with MS, and received the MSCN certification nine years later. For the past 15 years, Cherie has operated a home-based patient advocacy business helping people identify the questions to be asked of their healthcare team. She serves as a member of the MS Lived Experience Advisory Panel for MS Focus, and volunteers as administrator for the organization's two Facebook groups.Leigh Charvet is a professor of neurology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine and is the director of research for the multiple sclerosis division. Her focus is in the application of emerging technologies for symptomatic management and rehabilitation with those living with MS at the forefront. A goal of her work is to enable home-based access to therapies as telehealth. She has established a large research program studying the use of noninvasive brain stimulation with transcranial direct current stimulation.Daniel Kantor (@KantorNeurology) is the Neurology Residency Program director at Florida Atlantic University and president emeritus of the Florida Society of Neurology. He is board-certied in both neurology and headache medicine, and is a proud member of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation's Healthcare Advisory Panel.Andrew M. Tarris a neurologist who is training to be a MS specialist/neuro-immunologist as a fellow at the Atlanta VA / Emory University Multiple Sclerosis Center. His current research aims to create a validated measure of disability in patients with multiple sclerosis using patient reported outcomes. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, going on hikes with his wife and dog, and trying new restaurants.msfocusmagazine.org 6"