Educational Events

24th Annual Blazing Toward a Cure Educational Symposium for Patients and Families Affected by Parkinson’s Disease

Vanderbilt Student Life Center
310 25th Ave S.
Nashville, TN 37240
Virtual ( Zoom )
8:30 am to 12:00 pm CDT
Speaker at a podium during a Parkinson's Foundation event

Please join the Vanderbilt Medical Center and Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence team for the 24th annual Blazing Toward a Cure educational symposium. Please register for this no cost educational opportunity.

Attend in-person or watch the program at-home via Zoom: This program will be in-person at the Vanderbilt Student Life Center (Nashville, TN). 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.


Jason Elenberger, Research Coordinator, VUMC
The Benefits of Exercise: The Rock Steady Boxing Experience

Thomas Davis, MD, Professor of Neurology
Optimizing my Movement in Parkinson’s disease

Chrissy Durrough, PT, DPT, NCS, Pi Beta Phi Rehab Institute
“I Exercise. Do I Really Need Physical Therapy?”

Amy Brown, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology
The Nonmotor Side of Parkinson’s disease

John Fang, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology
Updates, Future Directions, and Research

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.

In partnership with Vanderbilt Medical Center, a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence.

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