Podcast – Managing your health after a rare neuro-immune diagnosis
March 21 @ 1:00 pm, EST - 2:00 pm, EST
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Paula Hardeman, MPAS, PA-C
Paula Hardeman is a Physician Assistant and the Lead Advance Practice Provider in the Neuroimmunology Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science and received her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree in 2004 from UT Southwestern. After completing PA school she worked in a Primary Care/Internal Medicine office where she was able to implement many programs to help patients learn about and better manage their chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and asthma. In February 2010 Paula joined the Neuroimmunology Program. Not only is she involved in the evaluation and treatment of patients with demyelinating disorders, but she also develops and coordinates various research projects and health/wellness programs.
Katherine Treadaway, LCSW, MSCIR
Katherine Treadaway received her bachelor’s degree in sociology and Master of Social Work at Louisiana State University. She started her career at the Baton Rouge General Medical Center on their general medicine floor gaining social work experience on all the units there including telemetry, burn, oncology, OB-GYN, and the ER. She received her board certification in 1998 from the Louisiana State Board of Board Certified Social Work Examiners. When Katherine first moved to Dallas she worked as a case manager at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas on their physical rehabilitation unit for orthopedic and neurologic patients. Katherine has been at the Multiple Sclerosis Program at UT Southwestern since September 2002. She works with a dynamic multidisciplinary team in the MS Clinic and the Pediatric Demyelinating Disease clinic participating in research and patient care. She assists patients by serving as their advocate, locating resources, providing counseling, support and information, and arranging home and outpatient care. She also assisted in the development of the Total Life Care Clinic, a clinic within the MS Clinic, as well as participates in this weekly multidisciplinary clinic for at-risk patients.
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