Our guest tonight is Carol S. Birnbaum, MD, a psychiatrist in private practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is a tireless advocate for the Society as an adviser and liaison with patients and families. In 2011, Dr. Birnbaum lost her mother to complications related to FSHD. She is eager to promote the Society in its search for a cure and to offer support and guidance for patients and their families. On our show tonight, she will respond to questions and comments shared by our Facebook communities.
Carol is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She completed her residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in biological psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, and is a graduate of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. She resides in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her husband Adam, a chef, and two sons.
Carol will also be available to answer you questions on-air. Call into the show with your questions to 949-270-5953 (dial1 to speak live on air) or use the chat room and I will share them.