Educational Events

Veterans and Parkinson's

Sonesta Columbus Downtown
33 E Nationwide Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43215
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EST
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Check-in starts at 1:30 p.m.

The VA estimates that 110,000 veterans have Parkinson’s disease. For some veterans, developing PD can be associated with exposure to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service and they are also more likely to receive later diagnoses and deal with more complicated mental health challenges. Join us as we learn more about the latest treatment advances and explore the resources and support services that veterans have access to through the VA and the Parkinson’s Foundation.


Reversa Joseph, MS, MD
Director of the Movement Disorders Clinic
Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center
Adjunct Asst. Professor, Department of Neurology
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Taylor Jacklin
Whole Health Program Manager
Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center

Amanda Ripke, MSW
Social Worker
Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center

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.

COVID SAFETY: The health and safety of our participants, sponsors, volunteers and staff are our top priority. We continue to monitor CDC recommendations and will adhere to state and local COVID guidelines in place on the event day. Adjustments will be made if necessary.

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