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Nutrition and Parkinson's

September 12, 2017
John Eric Duda, M.D., Associate Professor, Neurology, University of Pennsylvania and Director, Parkinson's Disease Research, Education & Clinical Center, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, Philadelphia

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Sleep and Parkinson's

June 13, 2017
Aleksandar Videnovic , Education: M.D., M.Sc. , is Associate Professor of Neurology and Director, of the Program on Sleep, Circadian Biology and Neurodegeneration at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Is It Related to PD? Runny Noses, Skin Changes and Overlooked PD Symptoms

April 18, 2017
W. Lawrence Severt , Education: M.D., Ph.D. , Attending Neurologist, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center

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Diagnosis PD, Now What? Managing the First Few Years with Parkinson's

March 7, 2017
Suketu Khandhar , Education: M.D. , Medical Director at Kaiser Permanente Northern California Movement Disorders Program, Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center.

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Pain in PD

January 10, 2017
Jori E. Fleisher , Education: M.D., M.S.C.E. , Assistant Professor, Neurology and Population Health, The Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson's and Movement Disorders, NYU Langone

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Parkinson's Disease: Financial, Legal and Medical Planning Tips for Care Partners

November 8, 2016
Martin M. Shenkman , Education: C.P.A., M.B.A., P.F.S., A.E.P., J.D , Founder of Shenkman Law

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Getting Around: Transportation and Travel with PD

September 13, 2016
Rebecca Gilbert, Sara Riggare , Education: M.D., Ph.D. , Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology, The Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson's and Movement Disorders, NYU Langone

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Apathy or Depression: Which One Is It?

June 14, 2016
Dawn Bowers, Education: Ph.D , Professor of Clinical & Health Psychology and Neurology at the University of Florida (UF); Director of the Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at McKnight Brain Institute and Neuropsychology Director, UF Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration

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What's in the PD Pipeline? Gene and Cell Therapies

April 5, 2016
Roger Barker, Education: M.B.B.S, M.R.C.P, Ph.D. , Professor of Clinical Neuroscience and Honorary Consultant, Neurology, University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke's Hospital, UK

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Dealing with Dementia in PD

March 1, 2016
Jennifer G. Goldman , Education: M.D., M.S. , Associate Professor, Section of Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders, Department of Neurological Sciences, Research Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL

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Anxiety in Parkinson's Disease

January 5, 2016
Joseph H. Friedman , Education: M.D. , Director of the Movement Disorders Program, Butler Hospital and Professor and Chief, Division of Movement Disorders, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI

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Cognitive Issues: Advice for Parkinson's Care Partners

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Rebecca Gilbert , Education: M.D., Ph.D. , Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology, The Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson's and Movement Disorders, NYU Langone

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Nutrition and Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Heather Zwickey , Education: Ph.D. , Dean of Research and Graduate Studies and Professor, Immunology, National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR

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Challenges of Advanced Parkinson's and Tips for Better Living

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Peter Fletcher , Education: M.B.Ch.B., M.Sc. , Consultant Physician, Department of Old Age Medicine, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK, and Senior Lecturer and Academy Medical Dean, University of Bristol

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Maximizing PD Medications: Get the Most Out of Your Treatment Plan

April 28, 2015
Connie Marras , Education: M.D., Ph.D. , Associate Professor, Neurology, University of Toronto, Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Centre and the Edmond J. Safra Program in Parkinson's Disease, Toronto Western Hospital, Canada

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More Than Meets the Eye: Vision Symptoms of PD

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Dan Gold , Education: D.O. , Assistant Professor, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, and Neurosurgery at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD

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The Effects of Exercise on PD

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Margaret Schenkman , Education: P.T., Ph.D., F.A.P.T.A. , Associate Dean for Physical Therapy Education and Director of the Physical Therapy Program, University of Colorado School of Medicine

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Parkinson's and Parenting

Tuesday November 18, 2014
Elaine Book , Education: M.S.W., R.S.W. , Clinic Social Worker and Center Leader for the NPF Center of Excellence, the Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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Occupational Therapy and Parkinson's: Tips for Healthy Living

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Sue Berger, Linda Tickle-Degnen , Education: Ph.D., O.T.R./L., B.C.G., F.A.O.T.A., Clinical Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College in Boston, MA

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When Parkinson's Interferes with Gastrointestinal Function

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Peter A. LeWitt , Education: M.D. , Professor, Neurology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, and Director, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Program, Henry Ford Hospital

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Medication Side Effects

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Hubert H. Fernandez , Education: M.D. , Professor of Medicine (Neurology) at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University and the Head of Movement Disorders under the Center for Neurological Restoration at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH

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Managing the Motor Symptoms in PD

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Sotirios A. Parashos , Education: M.D., Ph.D. , Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology and Struthers Parkinson's Center

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Swallowing and Dental Challenges

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Michelle R. Ciucci, Jane Busch , Education: Ph.D. , Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Department of Surgery-Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW)

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Caregiving and Parkinson's: Laying the Groundwork for the Road Ahead

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Gwyn M. Vernon, Rhona Johnson , Education: M.S.N., R.N., C.R.N.P. , National Director, The Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program

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Sexuality and Intimacy in Parkinson's

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Gila Bronner , Education: Ph.D , Owner of TEST

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Improving Communication in Parkinson's Disease: One Voice, Many Listeners

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Angela Roberts-South , Education: M.A., C.C.C.-S.L.P., C.A.S.L.P.O. (Reg.), Ph.D. Candidate

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Medical Therapies: What's in the Parkinson's Pipeline?

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Kapil D. Sethi , Education: M.D., F.R.C.P. , Professor of Neurology and Director of the Movement Disorders Program at Georgia Regents University in Augusta, GA

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Under-recognized Nonmotor Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
K. Ray Chaudhuri , Education: D.Sc., M.D. , Professor, Neurology and Movement Disorders, Consultant Neurologist, Kings College

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Gait, Balance and Falls in Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Terry Ellis, Becky G. Farley , Education: P.T., Ph.D., N.C.S. , Clinical Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, Boston University's College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, MA, and Co-Director, Center for Neurorehabilitation, Boston University

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Coping Skills for Parkinson's Care Partners

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Julie H. Carter , Education: R.N., M.S., A.N.P. , Professor, Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University, and Associate Director, Director of Education and Outreach, Oregon Health & Science/Parkinson Center of Oregon

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What's New in Genetics and Parkinson's?

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Matthew Farrer , Education: Ph.D. , Canada Excellence Research Chair, Neurogenetics and Translational Neuroscience, University of British Columbia

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Understanding the Progression of Parkinson's

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Ronald F. Pfeiffer , Education: M.D. , Professor, Vice Chair, Department of Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis

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Parkinson's Medications: Today and Tomorrow

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Cynthia L. Comella , Education: M.D., F.A.A.N. , Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

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A Closer Look at Anxiety and Depression in Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Laura Marsh , Education: M.D. , Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX

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Driving and Parkinson's: Balancing Independence and Safety

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Lissa Robins Kapust, Margaret O'Connor , Education: L.I.C.S.W. , Associate, Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Program Services Coordinator, Parkinson's Disease Center of Excellence, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, MA

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Caring for a Person with Late Stage Parkinson's

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Joan Gardner, Rose Wichmann , Education: R.N., B.S.N.

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Impulsive and Compulsive Behaviors in Parkinson's

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Daniel Weintraub , Education: M.D. , Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, and Psychiatrist, Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

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Complementary Approaches to Parkinson's

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Melanie M. Brandabur , Education: M.D. , Director, Outpatient Clinic, Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center, Sunnyvale, CA

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Understanding Pain in Parkinson's

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Jeffrey Wertheimer , Education: Ph.D. , Clinical Neuropsychologist, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

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The Parkinson's Pipeline 2011: Treating Your Parkinson's

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Michael Schlossmacher , Education: M.D. , Associate Professor, Medicine (Neurology), Departments of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa

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Cognition and PD: What You've Always Wanted to Know But Were Too Afraid to Ask

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Alexander I. Tröster , Education: Ph.D. , Professor, Neurology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Co-Director, National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence

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Physical Therapy & PD: What You Need to Know

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Heather J. Cianci , Education: P.T., M.S., G.C.S. , Geriatric Clinical Specialist and Founding Therapist, Dan Aaron Parkinson's Rehabilitation Center (Good Shepherd/Penn Partners), Pennsylvania Hospital

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What's Missing? Communication and the PD Partnership

November 2010
Teresa Deshefy-Longhi, DN.Sc., R.N., Visiting Assistant Professor, Fairfield University

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Fatigue, Sleep Disorders and Parkinson's Disease

June 2010
Joseph Friedman, M.D., Director of the Movement Disorders Program, Butler Hospital, Professor & Chief of Movement Disorders, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

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What's in the Parkinson's Pipeline?

April 2010
David Standaert, M.D., Ph.D., John and Juanelle Strain Professor & Vice Chair, Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Nutrition and Parkinson's Disease

February 2010
Christine C. Tangney, Ph.D., F.A.C.N., C.N.S., Associate Professor of Clinical Nutrition, College of Health Sciences at Rush University Medical Center.

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Legal Issues: Planning Ahead When You are Living with Parkinson's

January 2010
Janna Dutton, J.D., Eldercare Attorney, Dutton & Casey, P.C.

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How to Take Care of the Caregiver

November 2009
Barbara Habermann, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Nursing, Indiana University-Indianapolis

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Parkinson's Disease and its Treatment: Secrets, Myths and Misconceptions

September 2009
Melissa J. Nirenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College

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