A monthly multidisciplinary clinic is available to ALS patients from noon to 4 p.m. on the third Friday of every month at the Marshall University Speech and Hearing Center, located in Smith Hall 143 on the Marshall University Huntington campus.

Patients will have access to a comprehensive care team, including an on-site neurologist, physical therapist, speech therapist, dietitian, respiratory therapist and social worker.

During their first clinic visit, each patient will receive a comprehensive assessment by their care team, followed by the opportunity to ask questions, recommended course of treatment and schedule of follow-up visits. In addition to specialized care, the clinic also connects ALS patients and their caregivers with information about a support group and resources available through the ALS Foundation.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with the ALS clinic at the Marshall University Speech and Hearing Center, please contact Clinic Coordinator Sarah Clemins at nuckels@marshall.edu or 304-696-3246. Physician referrals can be faxed directly to 304-696-2986.

“Research has shown improved life expectancy related to multidisciplinary clinics for ALS, so we are thrilled to provide this much-needed service close to home."

Clinic Coordinator Sarah Clemins
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Disorders
Marshall University