Educational Events

Great Lakes Chapter Parkinson's Symposium

Virtual ( Zoom )
11:00 am to 3:00 pm EST
FREE
Great Lakes Chapter Symposium

In-person check-in starts at 10 a.m.


We have reached capacity for our in-person program. Please register to join us at-home via Zoom or contact GreatLakes@parkinson.org to get added to our waitlist.


A balanced diet is important for people with Parkinson’s disease. Learn about foods that may help ease symptoms and support brain health in addition to understanding how some foods can affect the way Parkinson’s medications work. This program will also address the latest information on the gut and brain connection with PD.

Speakers

R. Ross Coleman, MD
Movement Disorders Specialist
Corewell Health West, Grand Rapids, MI

Emily Ruether, MD
Movement Disorders Specialist
Corewell Health West, Grand Rapids, MI

Sarah E. Raguckas, PharmD
Pharmacist
Corewell Health West, Grand Rapids, MI

Angela West, PA-C
Parkinson's Physician Assistant
Corewell Health West, Grand Rapids, MI

Emily Buteyn, MA, CCC-SLP
Parkinson's LSVT-Certified Speech Language Pathologist
Corewell Health West, Grand Rapids, MI

Nicholas Stephanoff, MD
Family Practice and Lifestyle Medicine
Corewell Health West, Grand Rapids, MI


For in-person attendees: Check-in starts at 10 a.m.

For virtual attendees, via Zoom: The live stream starts at 11 a.m.


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.

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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