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Mallory Higgins

Mallory Higgins

Education Coordinator and Marketing Specialist, Swedish MS Center

Mallory Higgins serves as the education and marketing specialist at the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center at Swedish Neuroscience Institute. Mallory manages the MS Center’s online communication, educational programs and outreach.

Blog Posts by Mallory Higgins

Meet MS experts in Port Angeles on May 30

Experts from the Multiple Sclerosis Center at Swedish Neuroscience Institute and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society are bringing this traveling roadshow of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) education and information to Port Angeles, Washington.

Come learn from a nationally recognized team of MS health care professionals, share your experience, and connect with others in the community living with MS. Lunch will be provided. You do not need to be a Swedish patient to attend. Family, friends, and caregivers are welcome. This is a FREE event.

Red Lion Hotel
Saturday, May 30
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
221 North Lincoln Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362

Seminar Topics:

Accepting art for the Multiple Sclerosis Center Art Show 2015



June 27 - 28
Seattle Center Armory
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Submission deadline: June 1

All art abilities are welcome and all art pieces are accepted.
This is an art exhibition for those touched by multiple sclerosis; this is not a contest.

For event details and to print an application: www.Swedish.org/MSArtShow


About the MS Center Art Show

The Multiple Sclerosis Center at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute is proud to present the 6th Annual MS Center Art Show. Over the past five years, the Art Show has welcomed creative works of all ability levels from those affected by MS in the Pacific Northwest. The purpose of this annual event is to:

MS on the radio

Pavle Repovic, Neurologist, MD, PhD, at the Swedish Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center discuses with 91.3 KBCS radio producer the prevalence of MS in our region and what comprehensive care provides for those visiting the MS Center. Two individuals also share their personal experience with diagnosis, treatment and life with MS.  Listen to the five episode series here.

A quest to raise money for comprehensive MS care

Ever since Amy’s husband was diagnosed with MS, life has not been the same. Rehabilitation and treatment at the Swedish MS Center have become a routine part of their lives. Grateful for the resources available at the MS Center, Amy has gone on a quest to raise money for the clinic through her marathon training. With the end goal being the Seattle Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon on June 13, Amy has been running three days a week and cross training with 60 minutes of Barre3 classes. While somehow juggling two young children, her own business, and the ups and downs of this disease, Amy has trained relentlessly and will graciously donate all the money raised to the MS Center.


 

  • For every mile she runs, she will donate $1.

  • For every cross training Barre3 class completed, she will donate $5.

  • Upon crossing the Rock 'n' Roll finish line, she will donate $100 and Microsoft will generously match 100% of the total amount raised.

Amy wishes the money raised to go towards patient and family education/support at the Swedish MS Center. During her training, Amy is ...

Get Back Your Music Sessions at the Multiple Sclerosis Center

The MS Center at Swedish is offering a new music program for practicing and formerly practicing musicians who have lost the ability to play piano or guitar due to their neurological condition. One hour private sessions are being held with musician, Phil See, to recondition one’s musical abilities. Instruments are provided. All session are free!

When: Wednesdays, 10 and 11 a.m. or by appointment
Where: MS Center - Jefferson Tower, Level A  - Hedreen Wellness Studio
Who:  Phil See
RSVP: Mallory Higgins, 206.320.2200

Last chance to sign up for the WalkMS this Sunday

The Swedish MS Center, Neuro-ophthalmic Consultants Northwest, and Seattle Radiologists have formed a team for Walk MS to experience a great event and help the National MS Society fund research, advocate for change, and help people with MS live their best lives.

Walk MS is a day that brings friends, families, and coworkers together to embrace an important cause. Join us to make a powerful statement and to keep moving toward a cure. Each step we take brings us closer to a world free of MS.

Dr. James Bowen and Musician David Osmond to speak at Talaris Botanical Gardens this Friday

Friday, April 10
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Talaris Conference Center
4000 NE 41st Street Seattle, WA 98105


Join us for a presentation by James Bowen, MD, Medical Director of the MS Center at Swedish and singer David Osmond from the famous musical Osmond Family. Come learn from one of the leading experts in the MS field and hear Osmond sing "I Can Do This"--his personal composition about life with multiple sclerosis.

 


Event is FREE, complimentary lunch and parking included.

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