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New York Daily News: Alan Alda's Parkinson's Announcement: What It Means To Live With the Disease

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.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
AARP: Alan Alda Diagnosed with Parkinson's Tuesday, July 31, 2018

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.

The Post and Courier: MUSC recognized for providing quality care to Parkinson’s patients Thursday, July 26, 2018

The Parkinson’s Foundation recently announced the Medical University of South Carolina will become part of its Center of Excellence global network.

Business 2 Community: 15 Brands with a Visual Identity That Perfectly Captures Their Personality Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Business 2 Community rounded their team’s favorite brands to show the best real-life examples of a visual identity at work. The Parkinson’s Foundation is the only non-profit highlighted.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics: UI named a center of excellence in Parkinson's care Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The Parkinson’s Foundation has named UI Hospitals and Clinics a center of excellence and adds it to a global network of 45 select academic medical centers. Medical Marijuana: Enquirer Estimates 3.5 Million Ohioans Could be Eligible. That's Far More Than State Predicts Will Use It. Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Research suggests at least three out of 10 Ohioans have one of the 21 medical conditions that under state law can be treated with medical marijuana. Dan Davis at the Parkinson’s Foundation Ohio chapter is quoted.

Parkinson’s Today: Study Outlines Risk Factors for Frequent Falls in Parkinson’s Patients Monday, July 16, 2018

According to researchers, Parkinson’s patients may experience falls because of their motor symptoms, such as uncontrollable accelerations, impaired balance, and freezing of gait. Approximately 50 percent of these falls require medical care. Data from the Parkinson’s Foundation Parkinson’s Outcomes Project is cited.

NASH Matters: Parkinson's Foundation Sunday, July 15, 2018

Parkinson’s Foundation Chief Scientific Officer, James Beck, PhD. Dr. Beck talks about the Parkinson’s Foundation and explains the importance of the Prevalence Project.

Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative: Sixteen Representatives Selected For The Patient Engagement Collaborative At FDA Thursday, July 12, 2018

CTTI and the FDA recently announced patient representatives for the Patient Engagement Collaborative (PEC), a joint endeavor to gather members of the patient community to discuss new ways for patients and the FDA to work together. Parkinson’s Foundation research advocate, Anne Hall, was selected as a representative.

Parkinson’s News Today: More Than 1 Million Cases of Parkinson’s Predicted in the US by 2030, Study Reports Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Parkinson’s Prevalence Project findings show that Parkinson’s impacts more people than previously thought. Parkinson’s Foundation vice president and chief scientific officer, Jim Beck, PhD, is quoted.

IndyWeek: As Science Catches Up with Decades of Anecdotal Evidence that Dance Helps People with Parkinson’s Disease, Local Efforts Converge at ADF Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Susan Saenger, a dance and movement therapist, has seen the positive effects dancing brings to people with PD.


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