Marcus C. Rice, MD, FAAN, FACPMarcus C. Rice, MD, FAAN, FACP

Dr. Rice graduated from Princeton University and from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine and Neurology residencies at the University of Virginia, where he served as Chief Resident in Neurology. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and by the AANEM. He is the medical director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center of Tidewater and chairman of the Clinical Advisory Committee of the Hampton Roads Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Hampton Roads Chapter of the National MS Society, a member of the Consortium of MS Centers, and a member of the section on MS of the American Academy of Neurology. In addition to MS, Dr. Rice has had a long interest in Parkinson's disease and in medical ethics. Please visit Dr. Rice’s blog here.

Ingrid Loma-Miller, MDIngrid Loma-Miller, MD

Dr. Loma-Miller graduated from Reed College in Portland, Oregon and the Medical School Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Jalisco, Mexico. She completed her internship and residency in Pediatrics at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital of New York Medical College and fellowship in Child Neurology at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.  Additionally, Dr. Loma-Miller completed a post-doctoral fellowship in adult Multiple Sclerosis at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.  She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Competence in Child Neurology. Dr. Loma-Miller specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with Multiple Sclerosis. She is the Chairman of the Clinical Advisory Committee of the Hampton Roads Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and a member of the Consortium of MS Centers.  Dr. Loma-Miller is affiliated with Children's Specialty Group and is treating adult patients with Neurology Specialists and the MS Center of Tidewater. In addition to MS, Dr. Loma-Miller has an interest in MS and pregnancy and Neuromyelitis Optica. She is fluent in Spanish.

Jamie K. Ducharme, Ph.D, ABPPJamie K. Ducharme, Ph.D, ABPP

Dr. Ducharme attained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis in neuropsychology from Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, CA. In 2010, Dr. Ducharme completed a two year neuropsychology fellowship through the University of Virginia Department of Neurology. She has several publications and has worked on multiple clinical drug trials. In addition to neuropsychological testing, Dr. Ducharme practices cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic outpatient psychotherapies. She is board certified in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Shannon Cray PsyDShannon W. Cray, Psy.D

Dr. Cray obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia and her Master’s degree in Community and Clinical Psychology from Norfolk State University.  She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology through The Virginia Consortium Program.  She is currently working on her postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology under the supervision of Dr.  Ducharme.   In addition to neuropsychological testing, Dr. Cray practices cognitive behavioral and interpersonal outpatient psychotherapy.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her children.

Renee Scott Walker MPARenee Scott Walker, MPA, PA-C

Mrs. Walker completed her undergraduate degree at Xavier University and obtained her Master of Public Health and Master of Physician Assistant from Eastern Virginia Medical School.  She is an instructor of neurology at EVMS.  Mrs. Walker is trained in neurology and treats all neurological disorders.  She has a special interest in multiple sclerosis and is recognized as a Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers.  In her free time, Mrs. Walker enjoys cooking and taking walks with her family.

Katherine Bolen RN, BSN, MSCNKatherine Bolen RN, BSN, MSCN

Katherine (Kathy) Bolen RN, MSN, MSCN is from Virginia Beach and obtained her diploma in nursing from Petersburg General Hospital. In 2007 she completed the BSN program at Virginia Commonwealth University and her MSN at Old Dominion University in 2010. She has a broad nursing background and for the past several years has been primarily involved in the care of patients with Multiple Sclerosis. Kathy has been certified by the Multiple Sclerosis Nurses International Certification Board. Her goal is to provide holistic nursing care to MS patients and their families and to assist them in reaching the highest level of wellness possible through advocacy and education. Kathy resides in Chesapeake with her husband and three children and enjoys her church activities and family time at the beach.

ShantateShantate

Shantate obtained her Medical Assisting certification from Norfolk Vocational School in 2001. Since then she has worked for the American Red Cross and Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center where she perfected her venipuncture skills. Shantate is the MS Center’s infusion specialist. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, shopping and spending time with her son.