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.

 

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.

 


Cori Brander AGACNP-BCCori Brander, AGAC, NP-BC

Ms. Brander completed her undergraduate degree at Norfolk State University and obtained her Masters in Nursing from Walden University as an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.  Ms. Brander is certified as a Neuroscience nurse (CNRN), stroke nurse (SCRN), and in emergency neuroscience life support (ENLS).  She was the recipient of the CNRN of the Year Award in 2013.  Ms. Brander is the president of the Southeastern Virginia American Association of Neuroscience Nurses and is a guest lecturer for various organizations.  She has developed stroke education for public, patients, nursing and physicians.  She helped lead a rural hospital to become the local area’s first Comprehensive Stroke Program.  She is trained in all neurological conditions but has special interest in stroke, dementia and multiple sclerosis.  She is an active member of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, American Academy of Neurology, and the American Academy of Neuroscience Nurses.  Her interest in MS includes cognitive function, mood disorders, acute, new and emerging therapies as well as Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders, and health issues specifically related to women.