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Bruce Florence

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These are the individuals who work daily to carry out PDF’s efforts to find the causes of and a cure for Parkinson's while supporting those living with the disease.

Robin Anthony Elliott

Research Programs

James Beck, Ph.D.
Vice President, Scientific Affairs

Beth A. Vernaleo, Ph.D.
Senior Manager, Research Programs

National Programs

David Blomquist
Senior National Programs Coordinator

Karlin Schroeder
Senior Advocacy Relations Manager

Ronnie Todaro
Vice President, National Programs


Melissa Barry
Director of Communications

Margaret DeJesus
Media Relations Assistant

Christiana Evers
Vice President, Communications

Jill McClure
Information Specialist

Linda Pituch
Senior Patient Services Manager

Special Initiatives

Eli Pollard
Vice President, Special Initiatives

Valerie Holt
Executive Assistant and Special Initiatives Coordinator


Yasnahia Cortorreal
Vice President, Administration

Casey Gallagher
Administrative Assistant

Priscilla Lopez

Jerry A. Terrill, Esq.
Legal and Policy Associate

Jeff Wallerstein


Kelly Bresnahan
Manager, Development Events

Alba Cortorreal
Donor Relations Coordinator

Rob Dickar
Senior Manager, Development and Data Systems

Wesley House
Development Assistant

Ann Loeb
Prospect Research Consultant

Mai-Lee Wong
Donor Relations Coordinator