Beyond the Diagnosis: The Latest in Parkinson’s Medications, Surgery and Mental Health

Saturday, February 5, 2022 | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET (Postponed from December 11!)

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, surgical therapies and mental health. This program will also provide information on self-advocacy and tools for building support systems to cope with new challenges.

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: Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 and in keeping with CDC recommendations, a mask or face covering should be worn throughout the duration of this event regardless of vaccination status. If you prefer to not wear a mask, we invite you to participate through our at-home virtual viewing option. Changes to the event date and location may be made, if necessary. Thank you for doing your part to help protect our Parkinson’s community! 

Featured Speakers:

Colin McLeod, MD
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Joash Lazarus, MD
Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta

Martha Anne Tudor, MEd, NCC, LAPC 
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

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


9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Doors open; check-in begins

10 a.m. - 10:05 a.m. Welcome
Annie Long, Parkinson's Foundation
10:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Managing Changing Symptoms & Medication Updates
Joash Lazarus, MD Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta
10:40 a.m. - 10:50 a.m Fitness and Stretch Break
10:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Surgical Options
Colin McLeod, MD College of Georgia at Augusta University Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence
11:20 a.m.- 11:40 a.m. Quality of Life Issues for Patients and Care Partners
Martha Anne Tudor, MEd, NCC, LAPC at
Augusta University Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence
11:40 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Question & Answer Session
Joash Lazarus, MD
Colin McLeod, MD
Martha Anne Tudor, MEd, NCC, LAPC


Event Date

Event Time
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET

Event Location

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



Contact Name:

Annie Long

Contact Email:

Contact Phone



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