Accelerating research toward

a cure for multiple sclerosis

The Partnership Network Membership

The Partnership Network Membership

Our members are working together to develop strategies, programs, and materials to overcome the key obstacles we uncover that prevent minority groups from being fully represented in MS research. 

Organizational Partners

Hollie Schmidt, M.S.
Vice President of Scientific Operations

Feinstein Kean Healthcare

Monique LaRocque, M.P.H.
Senior Vice President
Melissa Glim, M.P.H.
Account Director
Amy L. Hinojosa
President & CEO
Gina Ross Murdoch
President & CEO
Erica Davis, RN
Neurology Nurse

National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA)

Minerva Campos, M.D., MPH
Board Member

National Minority Quality Forum

Laura Lee Hall, Ph.D.
COO, Sustainable Health Communities
Gary Puckrein, Ph.D.
President & CEO

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Debra Frankel, M.S., O.T.R.
Vice President of Health Care Access Initiatives


Industry Partners


Terrie Livingston, Pharm.D.
Senior Director, Medical and Value Based Outcomes Team
Jeffery Smith, M.S., M.B.A.
Director, Patient Advocacy


Damian Fiore, Pharm.D.
Senior Medical Science Director
Daniel Machemer, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Scientific Collaborations


Individual Partners

Lilyana Amezcua, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
USC Health Sciences
Los Angeles

Mitzi Joi Williams, M.D.

Neurologist, MS Specialist
Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta

Shawn Feliciano-Garber

Patient Advocate
Hiking for MS
Sonoita, AZ

Anita Williams, M.S.

Patient Advocate
Principle Strategist and Owner, The Beta Pond
Aurora, CO

Daniela A. Pimentel Maldonado, MD

Resident Physician
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA