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Dr. Jacqueline Rosenthal Discusses Common Multiple Sclerosis Myths and Misconceptions

A new Shepherd Center Radio podcast examines common questions surrounding MS.

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune condition where the central nervous system, the brain and the spinal cord are affected that can cause various symptoms. In a new podcast, Shepherd Center Radio sets out to debunk and explain several common myths surrounding MS.

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Jacqueline Rosenthal, MD, a neurologist at the Andrew C Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Institute, joins Shepherd Center Radio to discuss frequent misconceptions and answer common questions. In the podcast, Dr. Rosenthal explains what MS is, different types of MS and what to expect from an MS diagnosis.

Dr. Rosenthal joined Shepherd Center’s medical staff in July 2019 and treats patients in Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Institute. She graduated from Xavier University in New Orleans and received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. She completed her residency in neurology at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington.She most recently served as a fellow in neuroimmunology at Emory University School of Medicine and at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. She has served in both the U.S. Army Reserves and U.S. Army. After she completed her neurology training at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington, Dr. Rosenthal served as a staff neurologist in the Army. Most recently, she served as chief of neurology service at Martin Army Community Hospital at Fort Benning, Georgia.

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About Shepherd Center

Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neurological conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 740 inpatients, nearly 280 day program patients and more than 7,100 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits.