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Pain in PD

Originally presented on January 10, 2017

Do you experience pain as part of your Parkinson's disease (PD)? Are you looking for ways to better manage it? Learn more by joining a one-hour online seminar led by PDF and Jori E. Fleisher, M.D., M.S.C.E., Assistant Professor of Neurology and Population Health, The Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders at NYU Langone.

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Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how common pain is in Parkinson’s disease
  • Be able to identify and describe the different types of pain commonly experienced in Parkinson’s
  • Learn about current treatments for pain in PD, including both pharmacological and non-pharmacological options


Jori E. Fleisher, M.D., M.S.C.E., is Assistant Professor of Neurology and Population Health at The Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders at NYU Langone.

Dr. Fleisher’s primary research interests include the development, implementation, and dissemination of novel models of care for individuals with advanced Parkinson’s and patient- and caregiver-centered factors can help people stick to their medication schedules.

Dr. Fleisher’s research has been supported by grants from National Institutes of Health, Parkinson Council, Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation, National Parkinson Foundation, Parkinson Alliance, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and the Feldstein Medical Foundation. She has been recognized as an Emerging Leader by the American Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Fleisher received her medical degree from the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. She completed her neurology and global health equities residencies, movement disorders fellowship and masters in clinical epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania.

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It is designed in collaboration with Dallas Area Parkinsonism Society (DAPS); Houston Area Parkinson Society (HAPS); Michigan Parkinson Foundation (MPF); the Neuro Challenge Foundation (NCF); Parkinson Association of the Carolinas (PAC); Parkinson Association of the Rockies (PAR) and Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana (PSCKY).