Speaker Profile

Elaine Douglas
MSA Coalition

Speaker Bio

Elaine has a master’s degree in communication and has worked in global health for over 23 years. She currently manages a clinical trial in Malawi for the University of Washington (though she now works part-time and from home). Elaine Douglas is the primary caregiver for her wife, Diane, who has MSA. She and Diane have two 23-year-old daughters who provide love and encouragement – as well as tangible support. They also have a strong community of family and friends who help tremendously.

Speaker Events

Sleep disturbances are an intrinsic part of MSA. This talk will discuss the diagnosis and management of REM sleep behavior disorder, sleep apnea and stridor in patients with MSA.

2021-10-01 Live Sessions

Please join us for inspiration, ideas, and practical tips for traveling with MSA. As we discovered first-hand, it is possible, at many stages of MSA, to travel to a variety of places near and far, from bucket list trips to close-to-home vacation stays. The special time you spend with family and friends and the experiences you have while traveling will provide moments to savor and wonderful memories for all. Click here for Session Slides Click here for Sample Letter Click here for What is MSA Document

2021-10-02 Live Sessions