Come and join us for the 2019 Houston MG Walk as we continue taking “steps” toward the ultimate finish line…a world without myasthenia gravis! Register now to join an existing team, or to start and Captain your own!
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Dr. Simpson is Co-director, MDA Neuromuscular Clinics, Director, ALS Clinical Research Division, and head of the Neuromuscular Medicine Division in the Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology at the Houston Methodist. Her clinical focus includes a wide range of neuromuscular disorders: Muscular Dystrophy, Myasthenia Gravis, Neuropathy, ALS, inflammatory myopathy, mitochondrial and metabolic myopathy.
She is also education director of the Neurology residency program and Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Program. She has served as a writer for the American Academy of Neurology’s Residency In-Service Training Examination Committee, and as an examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Part II Certification Board Exam. She has served as a member of the AAN Scientific Task Force Committee and serves as sub-committee Chair of the Neurology Self-Assessment Examination (Annual Meeting Edition 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017) and program director for the Maintenance of Certification Program at the annual American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Breakthroughs in Neurology Regional Conferences (2015-2017) and ANN Annual program (2016-2017). She currently serves on the AAN Education Committee and as an AANEM Symposium Chair for sessions “Respiratory Management of the Neuromuscular Patient” (2017-18) and “Impact of Genomic Testing in NM Medicine” (2018).
She directs clinical trial research in Neuromuscular Medicine and serves as primary investigator for several trials in ALS, Myasthenia Gravis, CIDP, and metabolic myopathies.
Dr. Simpson received her Bachelor’s Degree from Rice University and completed her medical school education at University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She completed adult neurology residency training and ALS Basic Science Research Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Simpson then went on to complete the Physician Scientist Development Fellowship Program at Baylor College of Medicine and was appointed as co-director of the MDA clinic at Houston Methodist Neurological Institute where she also serves as education director for the residency and fellowship programs.
She has received certification for completing the Physician Leadership and Advanced Medical Department Leadership course through the George McMillan Fleming Center for HealthCare Management-UTHSC.
She is board certified in Neurology and Neuromuscular Medicine.
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On MG Walk Day, we gather to celebrate those we love who live with MG and commemorate the research we’ve helped to develop with funds raised!
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MG Walk Office
1707 N. Randall Rd, Suite 200
Elgin, IL 60123
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