Southern California & Nevada Chapter
Marni Deckter is the Vice President of Communications for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Southern California & Nevada Chapter. She is dedicated to increasing awareness of this unpredictable disease and the National MS Society. In her role, she supports fundraising, programs and services through marketing, branding and public relations efforts. Marni has been with the Society for 15 years.
Nancy L. Sicotte, MD
Director, Multiple Sclerosis Program
Dr. Sicotte’s main research focus is the mechanisms underlying the progression of multiple sclerosis. She is the principal investigator on numerous multiple sclerosis clinical trials and her research has been published in over 37 peer-reviewed journals including NeuroImage and Neurology. In addition, she has written 36 abstracts and is an ad hoc reviewer for numerous journals including the Archives of Neurology and Brain. Dr. Sicotte is the recipient of many honors and awards and was named three times in the Best Doctors in America. A prolific speaker, she has lectured and presented at national and international conferences and seminars. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of many medical societies.
After receiving her bachelor’s of science in psychology from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, Dr. Sicotte earned her medical degree from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. She completed an internship in medicine, a residency in neurology, and a fellowship in neuroimaging from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine.