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Measuring the Effects of MS on the Mind

In this recent article on cognitive impairment in MS, Dr. Leavitt contributed thoughts on the state of the field and goals for the future:

Building resilience in support partners of people with MS

Co-Founder Vicky Leavitt, PhD, and eSupport Health coach Laura Kozak recently collaborated with the study team at Healios to develop and conduct a trial of a novel telehealth treatment to build resilience in people with MS and their support partners. The results of the study have just been published in Multiple Sclerosis Journal- Experimental, Translational and Clinical

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

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

How to Answer Your Kid’s Questions About Their MS

Here's a recent piece on special considerations for parents of children with MS featuring quotes from Dr. Leavitt.

Joe Duncan

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Joe is the cofounder of eSupport Health and has served as its CEO since the company was formed in November 2019. He is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience in founding, building, and leading effective organizations, and whose counsel is sought out across a variety of businesses.

Since 2012, Joe has served as an advisor to the CEO of protocols.io, the leading digital repository for academic research. He led protocols.io’s initial seed round and continues to be actively involved as a trusted advisor to the company.

From 2015 to 2017, Joe served as General Manager at Lionbridge Technologies, where he established the Legal Division, following Lionsbridge’s acquisition of Joe’s company, Geotext Translations, Inc.

In 1997, Joe founded and served as CEO of Geotext, a multimillion-dollar business providing premium language services to global 100 law firms and major corporations. Geotext became the go-to translation company for many of the world’s most critical cross-border legal matters. At its peak, Geotext had over 120 full-time employees and 3,500+ contractors around the world. In 2015, Geotext was acquired by Lionbridge.

Joe holds a B.A. in English Literature, with a Minor in Political Science, from the University of Southern California and an M.F.A. from Columbia University. Joe enjoys reading, running, and hiking in the Adirondacks with his family. Recently Joe learned to surf which involves more wiping out than catching waves, but he enjoys the challenge.