Ask the Expert: Using Wearable Technology to Manage Parkinson’s Disease

Join us on Wednesday, May 27 for a live Q&A with Christopher Hess, MD, from the University of Florida, a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence. Dr. Hess will be answering your questions about using wearable technology to manage Parkinson’s disease and how these devices can help inform your doctor during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Dr. Hess is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine and he directs the Veterans Administration Parkinson’s Disease Consortium Center at the North Florida/South Georgia VA Medical Center. Dr. Hess received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and completed his neurology residency and served as chief resident at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Hess completed subspecialty fellowship training in movement disorders at Columbia under Dr. Stanley Fahn with additional training in movement disorders neurophysiology and intraoperative mapping for deep brain stimulation.

Leave your questions about DBS in the comments on this page, and Dr. Hess will answer them live on May 27!

How to Participate

Join us on our Facebook page on Wednesday, May 27 at noon ET. Can’t make it for the watch party? The video will be archived and posted at with all our Wellness Wednesday videos to watch at your convenience.

Event Date

Event Time
12 noon ET

Event Location

United States

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