Beyond the Diagnosis: The Latest in Parkinson’s Medications and Surgical Treatments

Saturday, June 25, 2022 | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET (Check-in and Resource Fair Open at 9:15 a.m. ET)

After several years of good symptom management, controlling Parkinson’s disease (PD) may become more challenging. In this program, participants will learn how Parkinson’s symptoms may change over time and new strategies for treating them, including the latest information on medications and surgical treatment options.

Attend in-person or watch the program at home via Zoom: This program will be in-person at the Classic Center (Empire Room) in Athens. You have the option of attending our in-person program or you can watch the webinar from home via Zoom. Please tell us which option you prefer during the registration process. Click the link below to register.

Attend In-Person Watch Online at Home

COVID SAFETY: We’re closely monitoring the coronavirus pandemic and following all local and state regulations for your health and safety. For the safety of the Parkinson’s community, we’re asking our participants to follow city and state guidelines regarding mask usage and social distancing safety protocols. Changes to the event date and location may be made, if necessary. Thank you for doing your part to help protect our community!

Featured Speakers:

Anumantha Kanthasamy, PhD
University of Georgia

Colin McLeod, MD
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Joash Lazarus, MD
Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta

There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. This program is open to people with Parkinson's, their family, friends and the community.

The Parkinson's Foundation is grateful for the unwavering support of our Program Sponsors. We invite you to view our full list of sponsors and learn more about them by visiting our Chapter Supporters Webpage.

Phil Hughes Honda


9:15 a.m.  Doors open; check-in begins; resource fair open
10:00 a.m.
Annie Long, Parkinson's Foundation
10:05 a.m.
UGA Research Updates
Anumantha Kanthasamy, PhD, University of Georgia
10:20 a.m.
Managing Changing Symptoms & Medication Updates
Joash Lazarus, MD Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta
11:05 a.m. Fitness and Stretch Break
11:15 a.m.
Surgical Options
Colin McLeod, MD College of Georgia at Augusta University Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence
12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks


Event Date

Event Time
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET (Check-in and Resource Fair Open at 9:15 a.m.)

Event Location

The Classic Center (Empire Room)
130 Foundry Street
Athens, GA 30601
United States



Contact Name:

Annie Long

Contact Email:

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