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The Parkinson’s Foundation Heartland Chapter is able to fulfill our mission thanks to the generous support from donors, volunteers and sponsors. There are several ways you can get involved and help people with Parkinson’s in our area live well:      

Advisory Board

Graham Smith, President
Gould Evans Associates

Kirk Gutekunst, President Elect
SelectQuote Auto & Home Insurance 

Grover Ross Simpson, Secretary
Colliers International

Phillip Zaman, Treasurer
CBIZ National Tax Office

Suzanne Dimmel
Cushman & Wakefield

Brian Donawa
The University of KS Health System 

Kent Donley
Edward Jones Investments 

Denise Franklin
Franklin Homes of Reece & Nichols 

Greg Foster
US Cellular

About Us

The Parkinson’s Foundation Heartland Chapter seeks to:

  • Provide programs that support those living with Parkinson's and their caregivers,
  • Educate those affected by Parkinson's about the entire spectrum of Parkinson's disease and,
  • Serve as a bridge between people with Parkinson's and their healthcare providers, to help patients and families get the best care possible.

Parkinson's Foundation Heartland

The Parkinson’s Foundation Heartland Chapter is dedicated to making life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. Although our office is located in Kansas City, we provide services, <a href="">programs</a> and <a href="">support groups</a> throughout the state of Kansas, Western Missouri and Nebraska. Whether you are newly diagnosed with PD or have been managing it for years, a caregiver, family member or friend of someone with PD, we are here to help you.
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