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Parkinson’s Disease Patient and Family Symposium 2022

Virtual ( Zoom )
10:00 am to 12:30 pm CDT
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Parkinson's Foundation and Northwestern Medicine Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center present: Parkinson's Disease Patient and Family Symposium.

This program will feature experts talking about the advances in Parkinson’s research, the therapies and nutritional requirements of PD, along with the psychological aspects of PD, providing interventions for one’s mental health and overall well-being. There will be a Q&A at the end of the presentation.


Danny Bega, MD

Laurie Mischley, ND

Tanya Simuni, MD

Erin Cecchi, LCSW

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

This is a virtual program, taking place live, using the online Zoom platform. Instructions on joining the webinar are provided after registering.

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A Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence

Northwestern Medicine Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center provides innovative, multidisciplinary care for patients and families affected by Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. The Center's care team works to promote health, education and support for patients. It also supports caregivers, family members, healthcare providers and the community. We continually strive to meet the needs of the Parkinson's community in a variety of ways. In doing this, we have adapted our annual symposium to a virtual setting for the safety and accessibility of the larger Parkinson's community.


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