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You're Invited to a PDF Educational Forum in Chicago on Saturday, April 24

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) invites you to join us on Saturday, April 24 at 1:00 PM in Chicago, Illinois, for a clinical research educational forum entitled, Partners in Progress: The Essential Role that People with Parkinson's Play in Clinical Research.

The forum will include a brief reception (during which light snacks and refreshments will be served), followed by an educational forum covering the latest research studies being conducted in the Chicago area.  The event will also recognize the contributions of Parkinson’s clinical research participants. 

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Forum Details and Program

Partners in Progress Educational Forum: The Essential Role that People with Parkinson's Play in Clinical Research
Saturday, April 24, 2010
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Chicago Marriott O'Hare
8535 West Higgins Road
Chicago, Illinois

  • Why Your Role is Essential: The Importance of Clinical Research Participation
    Presented by: Tanya Simuni, M.D., and Karen Williams, C.C.R.P., Sr. Clinical Research Coordinator Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center, Northwestern University
  • Making a Difference: Results of Key Chicago Area Studies
    Presented by: Christopher G. Goetz, M.D., Director and Lucia M. Blasucci, R.N., C.C.R.C., Clinical Research Coordinator Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Program, Rush University Medical Center
  • What the Future Holds: New Chicago Area Studies and How You Can Play a Part in Continuing to Move Parkinson's Research Forward
    Presented by: Un Jung Kang, M.D., Director and Joan E. Young, C.C.R.P., Clinical Research Coordinator Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center, University of Chicago Medical Center
  • Up Close and Personal: The Perspective of Clinical Research Participants
    Presented by: A panel of people with Parkinson's who have participated in clinical studies share their insights and perspectives.

PDF is pleased to extend this invitation in collaboration with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center and University of Chicago Medical Center. 

 

 

Source Date: Apr 21 2010