Julie Stachowiak, PhD is an Epidemiologist who is also a person living with MS. Julie has an in-depth understanding about the scientific developments around MS and the personal side of living with a chronic illness. She has been called the best MS writer on the web. In The Multiple Sclerosis Manifesto Julie has given us a call to self-help, self-reliance and political action. The book covers such diverse topics as:* How to create your personal mission statement* How to protect yourself by learning more about medications you are currently taking or considering to take* How to determine what you want in a Doctor and how to evaluate the Doctor you have* The importance of celebrating your successes* Tips to make disclosing your MS status to friends, family and others easier* Finding a support group* Learning to stand up for yourself* Joining the fight - Adding your voice to the movement
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Author Biography - Julie Stachowiak
Julie Stachowiak, Ph.D., is About.com's Multiple Sclerosis Guide. In 1993 she co-founded one of the first non-governmental AIDS/HIV organizations in Russia. AIDS infoshare has grown to be the most influential non-governmental organization dealing with the HIV epidemic in Russia. Julie left this organization when she was diagnosed with MS in 2004. Her work with the AIDS community informed her embrace of her own disease and her political stance on living with a chronic condition. She is a contributing author of myriad books and earned her doctorate degree in International Disease Control and Prevention from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.