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Minot Daily News: Duncan Accepted Into Faculty Program At Parkinson’s Foundation

Renee Duncan, Minot State University nursing instructor, has been accepted into the Parkinson’s Foundation Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty program. Renee is one of 35 applicants selected into the 40-hour accredited “train the trainer” program.

Thursday, June 7, 2018
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.

Santa Fe New Mexican: Business People Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Karen St. Clair of Santa Fe, a retired CEO, recently was named to the Parkinson’s Foundation People with Parkinson’s Advisory Council (PPAC). Karen started a local PD support group.

KATU2: OHSU Drug Study In Fight Against Parkinson's Disease Shows Promise, Researchers Say Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The Parkinson’s Foundation cognition working group had their review article published in npj Parkinson’s Disease. The group was chaired by Jennifer Goldman, MD, MS, from the Parkinson’s Foundation Scientific Advisory Board, and had 25 attendees.

The Millennial Spectator: Pawn Star's 'Old Man' Dies at 77 Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Richard Harrison, known as Old Man on the reality TV show Pawn Stars, passed away after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. The Parkinson’s Foundation is mentioned.


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