Boca Raton, FL: Symposium

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Boca Marriott Hotel
5150 Town Center Circle
Boca Raton, FL 33486
United States

Description: Featured Speakers:

Eugene C. Nelson, DSc, MPH
The Dartmouth Institute
Dr. Nelson is a Professor of Community and Family Medicine at The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.  Dr. Nelson is a national leader in health care improvement and the development and application of measures of quality, system performance, health outcomes, value, and patient and customer perceptions.  He is currently a member of the executive committee of the Parkinson’s Outcomes Project - NPF Quality Improvement Initiative.

Mark Stacy, MD
Duke’s Movement Disorders Center
Dr. Stacy is a professor of medicine in the Division of Neurology, and director of Duke’s Movement Disorders Center. He also serves as the vice dean for clinical research.  His clinical and research interests are concentrated on signs, symptoms, and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, specifically: motor and non-motor symptoms of wearing off, pathological gambling and other impulse-control disorders, and placebo effect in clinical trials.

David Zid, ACE, APG
Columbus Health Works
David Zid is a graduate of The Ohio State University and has been a professional fitness instructor in Columbus, Ohio since 1997.  Certified through ACE and APG as a personal trainer and functional fitness trainer, respectively, he is the owner and president of Columbus Health Works, a personal training company that he started in 1999.  Currently, he values the time he spends as the leader and creator of a group exercise class specifically designed for people with Parkinson’s disease.

When: Monday, February 11, 2013, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Fee(s): Tickets are $15 each.
Exhibitors will be on site.
Lunch included in the price of admission.

Contact Name: National Parkinson Foundation Helpline

Contact Phone: 1-800-473-4636

Contact Email: helpline@parkinson.org

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