Speaker Profile

Rene Utianski, PhD
Mayo Clinic

Speaker Bio

Rene L. Utianski, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is a Senior Associate Consultant in the Division of Speech Pathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She is an Associate Professor of Speech Pathology and Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Her clinical responsibilities include differential diagnosis of acquired and degenerative speech and language disorders. Her research focus is to define the distinguishing clinical characteristics of these neurological disorders to inform expeditious differential diagnoses. She has a particular interest in the lived experience of patients and the ways in which speech-language intervention can support individuals with progressive diseases.

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We will present recommendations for multidisciplinary care for MSA and show how this has been done in other neurologic disorders. Different specialists will discuss their role in caring for patients with MSA. Introduction & the Neurologist’s Role in an MSA Care team Rehabilitation Approaches in an MSA Care team The disciplines of PT/OT and PMR overlap and rely on one another and function as a team to provide nonpharmacologic treatment and management options for individuals with MSA. The information I present today will illustrate our experiences of common patient encounters that happen in our offices and therapy gyms. We know that you are all at different phases of living with this disease, we hope you will find it helpful to be aware of the scope of our practices as a...

2021-10-02 Live Sessions