Educational Events

Florida Chapter Parkinson's Symposium

Shanna & Bryan Glazer JCC
522 North Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606
Virtual ( Zoom ( register to receive the link) )
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
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A collaboration of the Tampa JCCs & Federation and the Parkinson's Foundation

Parkinson's Disease: Reducing Barriers & Connecting to Community

Join us to discuss Parkinson's symptoms, treatments, and progression while we explore important factors in helping live your best life, including diet, exercise, and staying connected. This program will also feature a live Q & A with Parkinson's experts.

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

*Program flyer- here.
*Register to volunteer at the program- here.

Expert Speakers:

Robert Hauser, MD, MBA
Movement Disorder Specialist, Director, USF Health Department of Neurology, Division of Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorders, a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence

Theresa Zesiewicz, MD
Professor, Department of Neurology, Director, USF Ataxia Research Center, Movement Disorders

Yarema Bezchlibnyk, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, USF Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair
Surgical Director, Movement Disorders Neuromodulation Center

Annie Brooks, MSW
Director, Strategic Initiatives, Parkinson's Foundation

Kelly Hussey, PA-C
USF Health Department of Neurology, Movement Disorders

Alli Villane PT, DPT, NCS
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy
LSVT BIG and LSVT BIG for Life Certified Clinician, Tampa General Hospital

Meghan Valentin, PT, DPT, AIB-VRC
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy
LSVT BIG Certification Clinician
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services Coordinator, Tampa General Hospital


Cigna Healthcare
Kyowa Kirin

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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