Complementary Approaches to Parkinson’s

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

Are there strategies you can use, in combination with your medication plan, to help ease Parkinson’s symptoms? Find out by watching Dr. Melanie M. Brandabur’s, presentation, “Complementary Approaches to Parkinson’s”. Dr. Brandabur’s philosophy of care arises from her strong beliefs in patient education and a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. Working closely with colleagues in Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Rehabilitative Medicine and Neurosurgery, she offers a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of Parkinson’s.

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Melanie M. Brandabur , M.D. , Director, Outpatient Clinic, Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center, Sunnyvale, CA


Dr. Brandabur has over 16 years of experience caring for people with Parkinson’s and related disorders. Her philosophy of care arises from her strong beliefs in patient education and a multidisciplinary approach to treatment.

She received her M.D. from Rush Medical College in Chicago. While completing her Neurology residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Dr. Brandabur also completed a fellowship in Movement Disorders and Pharmacology, and a post-doctoral basic sciences fellowship in Neurodegenerative Diseases.

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This series has been made possible by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc., Sunovion and Lundbeck LLC.

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); Parkinson's Association (PA) and Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana (PSCKY).