Lisa Emrich

About Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich is a patient advocate who has been helping patients educate and empower themselves since 2008. After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2005, Lisa learned firsthand the challenges of navigating the healthcare and insurance systems as a self-employed freelance musician in Washington, DC, performing on horn and piano. She uses her experience to educate patients and encourage them to take an active role in their own health care.

By Lisa Emrich - January 31, 2018
With the beginning of each year, many people have good intentions and high hopes. They make resolutions and jump into ambitious routines to try to achieve any variety of goal. Did you... READ MORE

By Lisa Emrich - February 9, 2017
Catching a cold is no fun for anybody. But when you live with MS, it can really be disruptive. Just a few days ago, I succumbed to the common cold that has... READ MORE

By Lisa Emrich - November 7, 2016
Yesterday, my husband and I went for a nice long bike ride. The weather was particularly warm for Autumn and the sky was gorgeously clear. I was compelled to take advantage before... READ MORE