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Hot Topics in Parkinson’s Disease - 6th Annual Parkinson’s Disease Patient & Caregiver Symposium

Schedule

 

8:30–9:00 AM    Check in and Registration

9:00 AM             Welcome and Introduction

9:15 AM             Hope vs. Hype: Making Sense of PD - Clinical Trials, Albert Hung, MD, PhD

9:50 AM             Is It All in your Gut? PD and the Gut-Brain Axis, Anne-Marie Wills, MD, MPH

10:25 AM           Break

10:50 AM           Medical Marijuana for PD?, Michael Bodock, RPh

11:25 am            Turning Bits and Base Pairs into Precision - Neurology for PD, Clemens Scherzer, MD

12:00 pm            Questions and Answers

12:30 pm            Close

 

Speakers

Albert Hung, MD, PhD

Center Director, Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Staff Neurologist, MGH/BWH

 

Anne-Marie Wills, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Staff Neurologist, Massachusetts General Hospital

 

Michael Bodock, RPh

Clinical Pharmacist, Neurology and Intensive Care

Massachusetts General Hospital

 

Clemens Scherzer, MD

Director, Precision Neurology Program

Associate Prof. of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Staff Neurologist, BWH/MGH

Fee(s): 
Free
Contact Phone: 
617-643-0654
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Event Date Min: 
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Event Location: 
MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease
Boston, MA 02129
United States

Livestream: Spring Education Session - Greater Minnesota & North Dakota

Can't join us for our Spring Education Session in person? Watch the livestream of our Spring Education Session.

How are you managing your Parkinson’s? Do you feel empowered and informed? The Spring Education Session will include the following topics. Hear the latest update on medications, learn how and why to keep moving, and receive resources for caregivers. Education session is free to attend.

Program will include:

  • Medication Update - Dr. Julia Johnson - HealthPartners
  • Exercise for Mid-Stride - Ingrid Bentley, PT, CBIS HealthPartners 
  • Caregiver Resources  -  Rose Wichmann, Director, Struthers Parkinson’s Center and Health Partners Parkinson’s programs    
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Event Date Min: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Event Location: 
United States
Event Chapter: 
Minnesota

Expert Briefing Webinar Live Lunch & Learn - Home Safety & Management in PD

Enjoy lunch and view the webinar titled Living Alone: Home Safety & Management in PD followed by a live Q&A with Occupational Therapist Corrie Libby (Fairview Home Care and Hospice).

11:30 – Check-in
11:45 – Welcome and Lunch
12:00 – Webinar – Home Safety & Management in PD
1:00 – Q&A with Corrie Libby, OTR/L
1:25 – Closing remarks

This event and lunch are provided at no charge through our sponsors.

Registration is required. Please RSVP by Monday June 4, 2018.

Contact Name: 
Erin Mcgee
Contact Email: 
minnesotainfo@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
763.545.1272
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Event Date Min: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Event Location: 
1700 Hwy 96 W
Arden Hills, MN 55112
United States
Event Chapter: 
Minnesota

New Frontiers in Parkinson's Disease: Research and Care

Join ​us for a free educational event featuring updates on Parkinson's research and care.

Saturday, June 9, 2018
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This event will highlight our research initiatives and the latest news about Parkinson's disease. Our expert speakers will discuss developments towards encouraging and helping the Parkinson's community.

This highly engaging and informative event will also feature topics such as The Parkinson's Foundation Women and PD Initiative, Caregiving support and much more

Contact Name: 
Danielle Agpalo
Contact Email: 
dagpalo@parkinson.org
Contact Phone: 
646-388-7675
Event Date Min: 
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Event Location: 
John Knox Village
651 SW 6th Street
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
United States
Event Chapter: 
South Florida
South Palm Beach County

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