Free Webinar Series

Join NPF for a series of free webinars addressing topics important to the Parkinson’s disease community. Featuring presenters that are experts in their field, these webinars offer practical advice for living well with Parkinson’s.

Upcoming Webinars

Stem Cells for PD: Fact or Fiction
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
1:00-2:00 p.m. ET
Join NPF to learn about the current state of stem cell therapies for Parkinson's disease. Dr. Stacy will clarify what is myth and what is reality when it comes to stem cells and PD. If you have questions, he has answers!
Presenter: Mark Stacy, MD, Director of Movement Disorders and Vice Dean for Clinical Research at the Duke University School of Medicine

Balancing Act: Fall Prevention in Parkinson's
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
1:00-2:00 p.m. ET
Learn strategies to minimize the risk of falls in people with Parkinson’s disease. Life is a balancing act, so join us to make sure you stay on your feet when it matters.
Presenter: Bastiaan R. Bloem, MD, PhD

Pain & Fatigue in PD
Thursday, August 14, 2014
1:00-2:00 p.m. ET
Join NPF to learn about these often overlooked, yet common symptoms of Parkinson's disease and ways to minimize them.
Presenter: Christopher W. Hess, MD

Managing Cognitive and Behavioral Changes in Parkinson's
Thursday, October 9, 2014
1:00-2:00 p.m. ET
Parkinson's can affect the way we think and act. Learn what's normal and what's not, and what to do about it.
Presenter: Gregory Pontone, MD

Practical Pointers: Caring for Someone with Parkinson's
Thursday, November 13, 2014
1:00-2:00 p.m. ET
Learn effective strategies to make life easier for you and your loved one.
Presenter: Julie H. Carter, RN, MS, ANP

Webinar Archives

Deep Brain Stimulation and Other Surgical Options for Parkinson's Disease
Presenter: David Charles, MD

Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life
Presenter: Michael S. Okun, MD

Caring for the Caregiver
Presenter: Janis Miyasaki, MD, MEd, FRCPC

Integrative Medicine for People with Parkinson's
Presenter: Monique Giroux, MD

Getting the Most from your Doctor's Visit
Presenter: Fernando L. Pagan, MD

Medications: Learning the Facts and Dispelling the Myths
Presenter: Nina Browner, MD

NPF's Parkinson's Outcome Project: What Factors Lead to a Better Quality of Life in Parkinson's Disease?
Presenter: Mark Guttman, MD

The Benefits of Seeing a Neurologist
Presenter: Allison Willis, MD 

The Importance of Participating in Clinical Research: What You Need to Know
Presenter: Tanya Simuni, MD

New to Parkinson's Disease: What You Need to Know
Presenter: Julie H. Carter, RN, MS, ANP

Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease — Depression
Presenter: Anthony J. Santiago, MD

Relationships, Parkinson's & You
Presenter: Kara Barton, MSW, LCSW

Patient & Family Centered Care — "It Takes a Team"
Presenter: Ruth Hagestuen, RN, MA

Hospitalization: An Action Plan to Be Aware in Care
Presenters: Michael S. Okun, MD, and Anhar Hassan, MD

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