Speaker Profile

Diane Graham

MSA Coalition

Diane leads a monthly support group in Des Moines, Iowa, for anyone who has been touched by multiple system atrophy. Diane’s husband Daniel Miller battled the disease from 2012 until he passed away in February 2018. Diane and her husband were both journalists for more than three decades, she with the Des Moines Register and he with Iowa Public Television. Using her journalism background, she assisted the grassroots MSA community with writing press releases to publicize MSA awareness month and the launch of the first medical textbook on MSA. Their daughter, adopted from China, is a senior at Duke University. . Diane is always eager to share her ideas and to support other MSA families.