Barbara Giesser, MD

University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Barbara Giesser has been specializing in the care of persons with Multiple Sclerosis since 1982. In addition to patient care, she has conducted peer reviewed research, created curricula at the local and national levels and provided service to professional and non-profit organizations., She has been active in advocacy efforts, with participation in several “Neurology on the HIll’ days in both Washington and Sacramento. Last year she was awarded an AAN Palatucci fellowship, through which she developed an initiative to increase patient access to care by making physicians aware of existing legislation to prohibit “medical switching” of therapies by insurance companies.