Brain Chat with the Nerdy Neurologist

Brain Chat with the Nerdy Neurologist

Brain Chat is a podcast with the world-renowned researcher, neurologist and MS specialist, Dr. Mitzi Joi Williams. Each episode, Dr. Williams will feature a special guest and cover all "matters" of the brain as it relates to life, health, wellness, relationships, and science.


September 12, 2022 47 min

On this episode of Brain Chat The Nerdy Neurologist is joined by her super friends, CoFounder and CEO of We Are Ill Victoria Reese and the Medical Director for the MS Center of Greater Washington, Dr. Heidi Crayton. Listen in as they discuss Shared decision making and self advocacy when dealing with MS.

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Join Dr. Mitzi and her Super friend Dr. Stephen Krieger, as they discuss The MS Journey, such as Progression Relapses and more!

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Brain Chat welcomes Dr. Mitzi's amazing mentor Dr. Mary Hughes and another super friend Dr. Jacqueline Nicholas to this episode to discuss spasticity. They talk muscle tightness, cramps, and what causes them, but most importantly what you can do about it!

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August 2, 2022 53 min

Join Dr. Mitzi as she chats with her super friend, Yoga Instructor, Mindy Eisenberg. They will be discussing gait imbalance a symptom that effects many people with MS and significantly affect day to day activities. Hear about causes, effects and the most importantly ways to combat this issue!

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July 18, 2022 38 min

Listen in as Dr. Mitzi and Dr. William Conte Chat about MS in the LGBQT+ Community! You'll hear about issues specific to the community and resources for support.

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July 5, 2022 51 min

Tune into this episode as The Nerdy Neurologist discusses one of the most invisible symptoms of MS that can also be the most disabling for many...FATIGUE

Joined by her super friends, Dr Kotil Rammohan, Professor of clinical Neurologist of Miami, and Dr. Jakai Nolan, Board certified Neurologist with Tanner MS Center, to talk about how this affects people living with MS, and most importantly what we can do about it.

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June 27, 2022 46 min

Lets's talk about sleep! This episode Dr. Mitzi chats with her super friend Dr. Chantale Branson, who is a Neurologist and Sleep Medicine Specialist. Join as as the talk about sleep! How much do we need? How does it effect us and most importantly how do we get more!

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June 13, 2022 45 min

In honor of Women's Health Month, Brain Chat welcomes Dr. Riley Bove, Associate Professor of Neurology at UCSF, to talk about "Family and Pregnancy Planning. with MS.

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May 16, 2022 51 min

Join Dr. Mitzi for great discussion with her Superfriend Dr. Kottil Rammohan. This will be an informative discussion about our evolving understanding of NMO diagnosis and treatment and why people are being misdiagnosed with MS!

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May 3, 2022 43 min

Join Dr. Mitzi for a new Brain Chat with her good friend Dr. Robert Shin, Professor of Neurology at Georgetown University. They will be chatting about how is affected in demyelinating diseases like MS and NMOSD. This will be one you don't want to miss!

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May 3, 2022 47 min

Dr.Mitzi is back! This episode the Nerdy Neurologist is chatting it up with none other than Dr. Jaime Imitole, Vice Chair of Neurology research, Director of the MS Center and Chief of Division of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology and Associate Professor of Neurology, Genetics, and Neuroscience at UConn Health. They will break down how the Immune system works, how it's affected in MS and how treatments impact the immune cel...

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March 28, 2022 54 min

Join Dr. Mitzi as she chats with Actor and Comedian Damian Washington and Dr. Heidi Crayton as they discuss increasing awareness about MS and new advances in the field of MS Advocacy and Research!

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March 14, 2022 43 min

Tune in as Dr. Mitzi and her Super Friends, Dr. Annette Okai and Dr. Stan Cohan chat about the benefits of the first African American MS Registry and why the decided to start it!

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March 1, 2022 47 min

Dr. Mitzi has invited some more of her Super Friends to chat about MS in the Black Community. The amazing Tirisham Gyang From Ohio State University Wexnar Medical Center, as well as MS advocate and author extraordinary, Tyler Campbell join her on this episode of Brain Chat with the Nerdy Neurologist for a riveting conversation!

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February 14, 2022 56 min

This episode with the Nerdy Neurologist, Dr. Mitzi with her super friend and fellow Neurologist Dr. Aaron Boster take you back to the basics. This chat gives you The Who, What, Why and When about treatment goals. 

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February 1, 2022 50 min

In the first episode of the second season of Brain Chat, Dr. Mitzi and her super friend Dr. Jaqueline Rosenthal discuss being newly diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and the symptoms that may be experienced

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December 23, 2021 39 min

Join Dr. Mitzi for another episode of BrainChat as she along with David Walker and Sonia Russell, founders of The Blackfullness teach us the importance of prioritizing our emotional, social and spiritual well-being.

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December 9, 2021 41 min

Join Dr Mitzi and her super friend, licensed psychologist, Dr Evelyn Hunter as they chat about managing cognitive changes that are associated with Multiple Sclerosis. Out of this episode you'll get tips on how to handle changes with memory, attention and concentration, as well as other symptoms! 

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November 19, 2021 47 min

Let's talk about Sex! Intimacy and Sexual Dysfunction are topics that significantly affect quality of life, but may not be discussed in your doctors appointment. Join Dr. Mitzi and experts Dr. Lara Stepleman and  Dr. Ayanay Ferguson to talk about and solutions to dealing with sexual dysfunction in MS.

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November 13, 2021 52 min

MS is condition that affects not only people in the US, but many around the globe!.Join Dr. Mitzi for a discussion with Global MS Advocates Trishna Bharadia and Stanca Potra for updates on important MS Initiatives around the world and how you can get involved!

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