PD SELF Pilot Programs for the Newly Diagnosed

In May, PDF trained its first class of PD SELF Team Leaders.

Our Team Leaders are planning pilot PD SELF programs around the US. If you are or you know a person with PD who has been diagnosed within the past three years, that person may be eligible to participate in one of the pilots listed below.

PD SELF Pilot programs launched in fall 2016. Browse the list below and contact us at info@pdf.org if you have interest in participating.

Arizona
Phoenix Team I (English-language)
Team Leaders: Nancy Bivins and Lisa Essex 
In collaboration with Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center

Phoenix Team II (Spanish-Language)
Team Leaders: Alejandra Borunda and Claudia Martinez
In collaboration with Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center

Colorado
Longmont
Team Leaders: John Dean, M.A., C.C.C.-S.L.P., and Tom Hubner

Denver Team I
Team: Christen Epstein and Betsy Mathies

Denver Team II
Jessica Barr and Hal Pottle

Florida
Tampa
Team Leaders: Sherry H. Harlan, C.C.R.C., C.R.A., and Gil Thelen
In collaboration with the University of South Florida. Made possible with support from Rotary District 6890.

Michigan
Detroit
Team Leaders: Brian Cooper and Stephen Femminineo 
In collaboration with Michigan Parkinson Foundation

Pennsylvania 
Philadelphia
Team Leaders: John Creveling and ChiChi Nwadiogbu, M.L.A.

Texas
Houston
Team Leaders: Kathleen Crist, L.M.S.W., and David Hyatt 
In collaboration with Houston Area Parkinson Society

Virginia
Richmond
Team Leaders: Lynn Klanchar R.N., M.S, and Fred Woodlief III, D.D.S.