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You're Invited: June Parkinson's Online Education
How can you get access to the leaders in Parkinson's research and care? It's simple. Join PDF for our June online seminars.
Parkinson's Online Seminars
PDF invites you to our June online seminars, which include a four-part online course (a component of our Parkinson's Advocates in Research program) and the final PD ExpertBriefing in this year's series of six.
PD ExpertBriefing: Understanding the Progression of Parkinson's*
Date: Tuesday, June 26, 1:00 PM ET – 2:00 PM ET
Faculty: Ronald F. Pfeiffer, M.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
Goals: Participants will learn about the science of Parkinson's, how its progression can vary from person to person, and strategies for coping with your progression or that of a loved one.
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PAIR: Parkinson's Advocates in Research Online Course
Dates: Thursday, June 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
Faculty: In order of appearance: James Beck, Ph.D., Parkinson's Disease Foundation, New York, NY; Claire Henchcliffe, M.D., D.Phil., NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY; Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D., Baylor School of Medicine, Houston, TX,; and Melanie Pearson, Ph.D., Morris K. Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson's Disease Research at Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
Goals: Participants will learn how Parkinson's research is conducted, potential treatments in the pipeline, and the challenges and potential solutions involved in speeding the development of new treatments.
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How to Sign Up
All seminars are available online. Only the June 26 PD ExpertBriefing is also available via phone. Sign up early to receive tips for testing your computer and/or the conference call number if you choose to listen to the June 26 PD ExpertBriefing via phone. Online participants will be able to submit questions to the faculty members during the second half of the seminars.
*This year's PD ExpertBriefing series has been made possible by educational grants from Abbott Laboratories and Teva Neuroscience.
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Collaborative Series: PDF and Partners in Care
You can start learning today! View this ten-part video series that's designed to help people caring for those with Parkinson's gain a greater understanding of the disease. This series is done in collaboration with Partners in Care, a not-for-profit licensed home care agency that provides private, professional home care to New Yorkers, and Melissa J. Nirenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology in the Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center at New York University Medical Center.
PDF offers more than 30 seminars on a variety of topics, including pain, nutrition, complementary therapies and more. They are available for you to view online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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If you have or believe you have Parkinson’s disease, then promptly consult a physician and follow your physician’s advice. This email is not a substitute for a physician’s diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease or for a physician’s prescription of drugs, treatment or operations for Parkinson’s.