What should people with Parkinson’s disease know about nutrition and Parkinson’s disease? Find tips by joining a one-hour online seminar led by PDF and Heather Zwickey, Ph.D., Dean of Research and Graduate Studies and Professor of Immunology, National College of Natural Medicine.
- Learn about important issues related to nutrition and PD.
- Understand the relationship between nutrition, food and PD medications.
- Understand the relationship between nutrition, food and PD symptoms.
- Review any strategies related to weight loss or weight gain in PD.
Dr. Zwickey’s research focuses on certain aspects of diet and how they impact the immune system. At the National College of Natural Medicine, Dr. Zwickey has received numerous awards for her contributions to the field.
Dr. Zwickey completed her doctorate in immunology and microbiology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She received further training at the National Jewish Medical and Research Center and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in immunology and cell biology at Yale University School of Medicine.