J. Lamar Freed, Psy.D. is a psychologist living with MS in Elkins Park, PA, a near suburb of Philadelphia. His practice focuses on geriatrics and medical psychology. The 2013 recipient of the Delaware Valley MS Societies Professional Impact Award, Dr. Freed is involved as a volunteer in numerous projects related to MS and mental health in addition to his internet articles, including leading the MS Men’s Connection group at Moss Rehab, and consulting with MS Society staff on issues related to living with MS. He was a founding member of the iConquer MS Science Committee, serves on the Drug and Alcohol and Mental Health Advisory Committee for Cheltenham Township, and has published in the MS Foundation Newsletter. His presentations range from topics related to MS, Health Psychology, and Geriatrics and have been made to groups ranging from MS support groups to community groups and the staff at retirement communities and nursing homes. After a lengthy rehabilitation after a hip replacement, Dr. Freed will return to practice on December 1, 2017 and is available for appointments in his home office and at area retirement communities.