b'ContributorsCherie Binns has been a registered nurse since 1973. In 1994, she was diagnosed with MS, and received her 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 is the Patient Healthcare Liaison for the organization.Theodore Brown is director of Neurorehabilitation at the MS Center at Evergreen Neuroscience Institute, EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, Wash. He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and did a MS clinical fellowship at the University of Washington. His interests are in MS wellness programs, including exercise and promoting functional independence. He enjoys audiobooks, slow jogging, and cheering for his kids soccer team.Jana Candia has been an occupational therapist for 34 years, half of those at The Shepherd Center in Atlanta, where she is currently the therapy manager of the Eula C. and Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation and Wellness Program.Joanne Fortunato is a retired computer technology teacher in Venice, Fla. Diagnosed in 2006, she uses technology to cope with the many difficulties that MS can present. She is a frequent contributor to MS Focus Magazine, using her technology education background to help others with MS. Contact Joanne at jfortunato1012@yahoo.com. Christine Hampton, received her master of science in occupational therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina. She is passionate about serving individuals with MS through her work as an occupational therapist in the Eula C. and Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation and Wellness Program at Shepherd Center and at the Athens Neuro and Balance Rehabilitation outpatient clinic.Meghan Santander is an exercise physiologist for the Eula C. and Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation and Wellness Program at the Shepherd Center. She graduated from the University of North Georgia with a bachelor of science in kinesiology and began working at the Shepherd Center in July 2023. Meghan spends her days creating personalized exercise programs for people with MS to help them become the best versions of themselves.Jeffrey A. Segal is the owner of Balanced Personal Training, Inc. He is a recipient of the National Strength and Conditioning Associations personal trainer of the year award and is a MS exercise specialist in South Florida. In addition to training others at any level for more than two decades, and researching MS and exercise, he is also a national motivational and educational speaker.msfocusmagazine.org 4'