Renee Duncan, Minot State University nursing instructor, has been accepted into the Parkinson’s Foundation Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty program. Renee is one of 35 applicants selected into the 40-hour accredited “train the trainer” program.
Minot Daily News: Duncan Accepted Into Faculty Program At Parkinson’s Foundation
The lead neurologist at University of Rochester Medical Center, Dr. Ray Dorsey, is hoping to sign up at least 400 more people with PD for the Center of Excellence’s telemedicine program by end of summer. Dr. Dorsey discussed the program at our World Without Parkinson’s scientific symposium on Thursday.
Dr. James Beck, Chief Scientific Officer, weighs in on a recent JAMA Neurology study regarding lifespan for those living with Parkinson’s and related diseases.
InspirFit offers PD programs designed to increase or maintain the physical well-being of participants. The foundation provides a grant to the program.
Parkinson’s Today is among the top blogs for the Parkinson’s community.
National Medical Director Dr. Michael S. Okun speaks about living well with Parkinson’s. He mentions the Parkinson’s Outcomes Project, early warning signs, medical marijuana, educating health professionals about the disease and what people can do to live a better life with PD.
CEO John L. Lehr discussed the Foundation’s work in this TV interview at Moving Day® Twin Cities held last weekend.
The YMCA of Metro Atlanta has been given a $20,000 grant from the Foundation to expand group fitness classes, award scholarships and offer free memberships to people with PD.
A new trial suggests that the injectable drug apomorphine (Apokyn) can significantly shorten “off” times between levodopa dosages. Parkinson’s Foundation National Medical Director Dr. Michael S. Okun is quoted.
Parkinson Foundation CEO John L. Lehr gives discusses a world without Parkinson's and how he intends to bring his vision to fruition to better the lives of those affected by Parkinson's.
NPF division’s Western New York chapter is celebrating Parkinson’s Awareness Month through distributing blue light bulbs, sponsoring wear blue day and hosting its annual wine tasting.