Scientific Presentations

2012 Centers Leadership Conference Presentations

To foster a stimulating exchange of ideas, and to keep each other up-to-date on the latest research findings and projects ongoing at Centers of Excellence, physicians and center leaders shared the following scientific presentations at the October 2012 Center Leadership Conference in Miami, Florida. In this interactive forum, a worthy project or a good idea in one center can lead to further development and related projects around the country, and the world.

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Transitions in Care
Christopher Callahan, MD
Indiana University

How Can We Get People to Change?
Alex Lickerman, MD
University of Chicago

Hospitalization in Parkinson's Disease
Anhar Hassan, MD; Michael S. Okun, MD
Mayo Clinic; University of Florida

Engaging Patients with Cognitive Deficit in Care
Julie Carter, RN, MS, ANP; Joan Gardner, RN, BSN; Christine Hunter, RN, BSN
Oregon Health and Science University; Struthers Parkinson’s Center; Baylor College of Medicine

Comparative Effectiveness in PD
Eugene Nelson, DSc, MPH; Irene Richard, MD; Barbara Vickrey, MD, MPH
The Dartmouth Institute; University of Rochester; University of California, Los Angeles

Quality Improvement, Part of the Parkinson’s Outcome Project Update
Mark Guttman, MD; John “Jay” Nut, MD; Sotirios Parashos, MD, PhD; Tanya Sumuni, MD
Centre for Movement Disorders, Toronto Canada; Struthers  Parkinson’s Center; Northwestern University

NPF Initiatives
Joyce Oberdorf; Paul Blom; Jon Stoessl, MD; Peter Schmidt, PhD; Joan Gardner, RN, BSN
National Parkinson Foundation; National Parkinson Foundation Minnesota; University of British Columbia; Struthers Parkinson's Center

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