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Brad McMorris, 38, has been living with PD for four years and is a Moving Day Miami supporter who attended the November 12 event. John L. Lehr, Parkinson’s Foundation CEO is quoted.
Parkinson’s Foundation CEO speaks about the merger. "One million people are better served (by) being one organization. We can bring experts under one roof and provide a full service," Lehr said.
The foundation invites clinicians and scientists to apply for the Parkinson's Foundation-PSG Mentored Clinical Research Award, a $50,000 grant awarded for a one-year project in patient-oriented research in PD or other Parkinsonian disorders.
Nursing Instructor, Nicole Carlson, participated in the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program. Carlson speaks about the program and its benefits.
The foundation’s national medical director, Dr. Michael S. Okun held an “Ask me anything” forum on Reddit, a popular online message board, about Parkinson’s. He answered more than 27 questions from users.
Parkinson’s Foundation chief operating officer Ronnie Todaro discusses PPAC and patient engagement.
A Burchfield Penney Art Center and Parkinson’s Foundation Western New York Chapter collaborative is offering relief to people with PD through its Art Moves Me therapeutic PD dance program.
The Parkinson's Foundation announced the election of Chicago entrepreneur Peter Goldman its Board of Directors. Goldman is managing partner of Lakeshore Sport & Fitness in Chicago.
The Parkinson’s Foundation asks for applications from new investigators for the Parkinson's Foundation-PSG Mentored Clinical Research Award.
Stewart Factor, a doctor at Emory University, a Center of Excellence, is learning how to put breaks on the range of symptoms associated with Parkinson’s, in hopes of finding a cure.