Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Patient Expert

Lisa Emrich is a patient advocate, accomplished speaker, author of the award-winning blog Brass and Ivory: Life with MS and RA, and founder of the Carnival of MS Bloggers. Lisa uses her experience to educate patients, raise disease awareness, encourage self-advocacy, and support patient-centered research. Lisa frequently works with non-profit organizations and has brought the patient voice to health care conferences and meetings worldwide. Follow Lisa on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Cleaning Out the Emotional Clutter of MS

Credit: Thinkstock Over time, houses can become messy and cluttered. Heavy drapes keep out winter drafts, but block the cleansing light of the sun. As springtime breezes over the windowsill, cobwebs flutter in the corners. Until light illuminates the ...
Lisa Emrich

#RealMSProfiles: Jessica P.

In honor of MS Awareness Month, HealthCentral is sharing the stories of community members living with MS in our new #RealMSProfiles series. If you are interested in sharing your story, please answer these questions. “Continue to plan your future reg...
Lisa Emrich

#RealMSProfiles: Krystina E.

In honor of MS Awareness Month, HealthCentral is sharing the stories of community members living with MS in our new #RealMSProfiles series. If you are interested in sharing your story, please answer these questions. “Find joy and peace in the small ...
Lisa Emrich

Traveling By Air With A Motorized Wheelchair

Traveling with a disability can be difficult at times, but traveling with a motorized wheelchair presents special challenges. I learned more about those challenges when I accompanied my good friend Karen on a trip last summer. Karen lives with prima...
Lisa Emrich

Why Should You Get a Disabled Parking Placard?

Handicapped parking is one of the more controversial issues in the multiple sclerosis (MS) community. Many people have mixed feelings about the need to park in designated parking spaces that offer some level of increased access to public and private ...
Lisa Emrich

#RealMSProfiles: Bobbie G.

In honor of MS Awareness Month, HealthCentral is sharing the stories of community members living with MS in our new #RealMSProfiles series. If you are interested in sharing your story, please answer these questions. “My biggest joy with multiple scl...
Lisa Emrich