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eSupport Health is focused on practical, actionable solutions for the MS community, based on years of peer-reviewed research and decades of experience working closely with people living with MS.

eSupport is led by Dr. Victoria Leavitt, a leading researcher and expert on MS whose research has been published in numerous publications including the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Neurology, and the Multiple Sclerosis Journal, as well as presenting at the leading MS conferences around the world.

Dr. Leavitt’s research was one of ten highlighted in the NMSS Momentum magazine from ACRIMS 2020 Annual Meeting

People with stronger social networks cope better. #Telehealth programs can improve the lives of people living with #multiplesclerosis.

Neurologic Determinism? New update on an age-old debate.

In an editorial in the journal Neurology, Dr. Leavitt shares her thoughts about study results from other researchers on race / ethnicity and cognition in people recently diagnosed with MS. Leavitt VM. Neurologic determinism? Key update to an age-old debate. Neurology. 2020 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:32152132.

eSupport: a feasibility RCT of internet-based support group participation to reduce loneliness in persons with multiple sclerosis. Abstract presented at annual meeting of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in MS (ECTRIMS), Stockholm, 2019.

At the European Committee for Treatment and Research in MS (ECTRIMS) conference, Dr. Leavitt and team presented results of their successful trial of eSupport, in front of the largest gathering of MS clinicians and researchers in the world. Abstract presented at annual meeting of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in MS (ECTRIMS), Stockholm, 2019. Authors: Leavitt VM, Riley CS, DeJager S, Bloom S.

eSupport and eFIT: Internet-based targeted behavioral interventions for persons with multiple sclerosis. Abstract invited for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), Toronto, 2020.

Dr. Leavitt and team were invited by the American Academy of Neurology to present their clinical trials of eSupport and eFIT at the world’s largest and most comprehensive neurology meeting. Invited for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), Toronto, 2020. Authors: Leavitt VM, Riley CS, DeJager S, Bloom S.