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AARP: Alan Alda Diagnosed with Parkinson's

Actor Alan Alda, 82, best known for his role in M*A*S*H, revealed that he has Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr is quoted in the article. “You can live a full and productive life with the disease,” Lehr said.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
The Edmond Sun: Patient sees Parkinson’s as opportunity Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Glenn Norris and his wife, Jo Anne Alexander, are taking Glenn’s Parkinson’s diagnosis head-on. Norris uses medicine, exercises and involvement to help him battle the disease . Parkinson’s Foundation quoted.

KGW8: Former Blazer Brian Grant talks about living with Parkinson's Disease Friday, August 24, 2018

Brian Grant talks about his journey with Parkinson’s disease, “I was scared I didn't want people to look at me and think differently of me, but this is what I am,” said Grant. The Parkinson’s Foundation is quoted for statistics.

The Daily Iowan: UIHC recognized as top treatment center for Parkinson’s Disease Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics earned a Center of Excellence designation. Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr quoted.

Parkinson’s News Today: Parkinson’s Foundation Awarding 53 Grants Worth $6.2M to Advance Research and Disease Understanding Monday, August 20, 2018

The Foundation is investing $6.5 million across 53 research grants.

360 Dx: Breath Test for Parkinson's in the Works by Israeli Researchers Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Researchers at Technion Israel Institute of Technology are developing a breath test that will eventually become a commercial diagnostic test for the early detection of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s Foundation quoted for statistics.

The Doctor’s Channel: Parkinson’s Disease Prevalence by State Monday, August 6, 2018

James Beck, PhD, Parkinson’s Foundation Chief Scientific Officer, is interviewed on The Doctor’s Channel about the Prevalence Project.

Neurology Advisor: Parkinson Disease Prevalence Severely Underestimated: Parkinson's Foundation Prevalence Project Monday, August 6, 2018

Byline about the Prevalence Project by Jim Beck, PhD, Parkinson’s Foundation Chief Scientific Officer.

Buffalo News: A New Prescription for Parkinson's Patients: Hula, Flamenco and Tap-Dancing Thursday, August 2, 2018

Cynthia Cadwell Pegado — a dance instructor who teaches a PD dance class that received grant funding from the Parkinson’s Foundation — led her weekly class on the local boardwalk to celebrate National Dance Day. Chris Jamele, Parkinson's Foundation Western New York executive director is quoted.

Parkinson’s News Today: Parkinson’s Foundation’s Centers of Excellence Expands Network Monday, August 6, 2018

Three centers have been added to the Centers of Excellence network, increasing the number of Parkinson’s Foundation centers to 45.

New York Daily News: Alan Alda's Parkinson's Announcement: What It Means To Live With the Disease Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Parkinson’s Foundation National Medical Director Michael S. Okun, MD, speaks about actor Alan Alda revealing he has Parkinson’s and discusses Parkinson’s symptoms and treatment.


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