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  • (Online) Expert Briefing: PD and Medication: What’s New?

     

    Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
    Rajesh Pahwa, MD

    Laverne and Joyce Rider Professor of Neurology
    Chief, Parkinson and Movement Disorder Division
    Director, Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence
    University of Kansas Medical Center

    Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will:

    1. Be familiar with new treatment options in the next 2 years
    2. Understand who would be the best candidates for the new therapies

    Rajesh Pahwa, MD

    Dr. Pahwa is the Laverne and Joyce Rider Professor of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is also Chief, Parkinson and Movement Disorder Division and Director of Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas.

    Dr. Pahwa received his medical degree at Seth G.S. Medical College, University of Bombay, India. He completed an internship in medicine at Baylor College of Medicine followed by a residency in Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. He then completed a fellowship in movement disorders at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Pahwa is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Dr. Pahwa's research interests are centered around the various aspects of Parkinson's disease and essential tremor. He is currently involved in studies related to medical and surgical forms of therapies for Parkinson's disease and essential tremor. Dr. Pahwa has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, approximately 50 chapters and over 200 abstracts in leading neurology and movement disorder journals. He has conducted more than 100 clinical trials related to Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. He is the co-editor of "Handbook of Parkinson's Disease", 3rd and 4th editions; "Therapy of Parkinson's Disease", 3rd edition; and "Handbook of Essential Tremor and other Tremor Disorders".

    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Parkinson's Foundatio
    Contact Phone: 
    1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636)
    Event Date Min: 
    Tuesday, April 9, 2019
    Event Location: 
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Chicago
    Georgia
    Greater Rochester
    Heartland
    Minnesota
    Ohio
    South Florida
    South Palm Beach County
    Western New York
  • Moving Day LIttle Rock

    Moving Day®, is more than just a walk. It highlights “movement” and exercise as a symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Whether you take part on a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with thousands of supporters who share a common goal - to help beat Parkinson’s.

    Contact Name: 
    Kristin Trulock
    Contact Email: 
    ktrulock@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    501-590-8948
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, April 27, 2019
    Event Location: 
    War Memorial Stadium
    1 Stadium Drive
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    United States
  • Moving Day Nashville

    Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

    Contact Name: 
    Amy Hickman
    Contact Email: 
    ahickman@parkinson.org
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, April 27, 2019
    Event Location: 
    Centennial Park
    2500 West End Ave
    Nashville, TN 37203
    United States
  • Moving Day® Charleston, SC

    Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

    Contact Name: 
    Diana Parrish
    Contact Email: 
    dparrish@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    919-241-8888
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, May 18, 2019
    Event Location: 
    James Island County Park
    871 Riverland Dr
    Charleston, SC 29412
    United States
  • Moving Day Baton Rouge

    Moving Day®, is more than just a walk. It highlights “movement” and exercise as a symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Whether you take part on a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with thousands of supporters who share a common goal - to help beat Parkinson’s.

    Contact Name: 
    Kristin Trulock
    Contact Email: 
    ktrulock@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    501-590-8948
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, June 1, 2019
    Event Location: 
    BREC Highland Road Park
    14024 Highland Rd
    Baton Rouge, LA 70810
    United States
  • Moving Day Louisville

    Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

    Contact Name: 
    Amy Hickman
    Contact Email: 
    ahickman@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    502-242-7168
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, June 1, 2019
    Event Location: 
    Seneca Park
    Lousiville, KY 40207
    United States
  • Moving Day Kansas City

    Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

    Contact Name: 
    Robyn Tota
    Contact Email: 
    rtota@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    913-341-8828
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, June 8, 2019
    Event Location: 
    Oak Ridge Park
    Clark, NJ 33132
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Heartland
  • (Online) Expert Briefing: When Care Comes to You: Tips for Using Home Health Aides, PTs and OTs

     

    Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
    Julie Hershberg PT, DPT, NCS

    USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, re+active physical therapy and wellness

    Overview: In this webinar, participants will learn practical aspects of harnessing the power of a health care team including home health aides, physical therapists and occupational therapists. Participants will understand the different roles of each professional as well as questions to ask to ensure a good fit when finding a health care team.  

    Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will:

    1. Understand the roles of home health aides, physical therapists and occupational therapists for people with PD
    2. Understand the benefits of home health aides, PTs and OTs as part of your team
    3. Discover the types of questions to ask your aide or therapist to know if they are right for you

    Julie Hershberg PT, DPT, NCS

    Julie Hershberg is a neurologic physical therapist specializing in movement disorders.  She is an instructor at the University of Southern California and is the founder of re+active physical therapy & wellness, a neurologic physical therapy, wellness and research center in Los Angeles.

    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Parkinson's Foundatio
    Contact Phone: 
    1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636)
    Event Date Min: 
    Tuesday, June 11, 2019
    Event Location: 
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Chicago
    Georgia
    Greater Rochester
    Heartland
    Minnesota
    Ohio
    South Florida
    South Palm Beach County
    Western New York
  • Moving Day Cleveland

    Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

    Contact Name: 
    Laura Gasbarro
    Contact Email: 
    lgasbarro@parkinson.org
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, June 22, 2019
    Event Location: 
    Wade Oval in University Circle
    1 Wade Oval
    Cleveland, OH 44106
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Ohio

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