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  • Good Vibrations: A Night of Comedy and Inspiration

    Please join the Parkinson's Foundation for "Good Vibrations: A Night of Comedy and Inspiration!" Special guest and comedian Max Fine will join us.

    Laugh until you cry and help support the Parkinson’s Foundation in Georgia – now operating the PD Gladiators Fitness Network and programs. Support our mission to make life better for people with Parkinson's. Your gift will help us improve care and advance research toward a cure. Together, let’s deliver a knockout punch to Parkinson’s disease!

    Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Come browse our auction items, enjoy delicious food and live music. The show will start promptly at 6 p.m., featuring Atlanta native and comedian Max Fine (son of PwP Marc Fine)!

    Can't make it to the show? Please consider making an online donation and join us as a "Virtual Laugher!" You can also send a check donation to: Parkinson's Foundation, P.O. Box 2726, Alpharetta, GA 30023. Please include a note with your check that the donation should be credited to the "Good Vibrations" event.

    Thank you for your support!

    Questions? Please contact along@parkinson.org / 770-450-0792

    If you'd like to attend this event you can purchase tickets online or mail a check made out to the Parkinson's Foundation to: P.O. Box 2726, Alpharetta, GA 30023. Please be sure to include a note so we know how many tickets you want to purchase and who your guests are.

    Event Location: 
    Monday Night Brewing - The Garage
    933 Lee St SW
    Atlanta, GA 30310
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    $50 (General Admission) / $75 (VIP)
    Contact Name: 
    Annie Long
    Contact Email: 
    along@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    770-450-0792
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, March 23, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Georgia
  • Allied Team Training for Parkinson's

    Location

    University of Iowa
    United States
    US

    The Parkinson's Foundation is committed to working with healthcare professionals to improve the way care is delivered to families affected by Parkinson's disease.

    Through our signature program launched in 2002, Allied Team Training for Parkinson’s (ATTP®) helps medical professionals from diverse disciplines learn the best techniques in Parkinson's disease care through a dynamic team-based approach designed to deliver the right interprofessional, patient-centered care at the right time throughout the continuum of care. This dynamic, interactive course features a combination of online courses and an intensive 3-4 day curriculum including:

    • CME/CEU credit for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and allied health professionals
    • Online educational prerequisites
    • Interactive case presentations & care planning with people with Parkinson’s and care givers
    • Discipline specific breakout sessions
    • Interdisciplinary team development sessions
    • Patient and caregiver panels
    • Individual and team planning for linking back to the workplace
    • Opportunity to network with regional and national health professionals

    Who Can Benefit

    The program currently targets the following professions for training:

    • Physicians
    • Nurse Practitioners
    • Nurses
    • Physician Assistants
    • Occupational Therapists
    • Speech Language Therapists
    • Physical Therapists
    • Social Workers
    Event Location: 
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    Registration rates include all sessions, course materials, breakfast snack, lunch & breaks. Registration Fee: $500; Teams of 3 or more: $450.00 (per person); MD Fellows: Complimentary; Students: Complimentary (up to 2 students per listed profession)
    Contact Email: 
    attp@parkinson.org
    Event Date Min: 
    Wednesday, March 27, 2019 to Saturday, March 30, 2019
  • New Frontiers in Parkinson's Research and Care

    Presented by The Robert B. and Margaret "Peggy" Carlson Family

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019
    1 p.m. — 3 p.m.
    Registration and resource tables open at 12:30 p.m.

    St. Joseph Medical Center
    Alex George Auditorium, Building D
    Join us for this important program highlighting the Parkinson’s Foundation national research initiatives and the related advances in Parkinson’s care. This program is open to people with Parkinson’s, their family, friends and the community.

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand the important role research plays in the search for better treatments of Parkinson’s disease.
    • Explore ways research has shaped current treatment and care strategies for individuals with Parkinson’s.
    • Provide information on current Parkinson’s Foundation research initiatives.
    • Identify new treatment and care strategies that can help improve day-to-day management of Parkinson’s symptoms.

    Exercise-Induced Neuroplasticity and Parkinson's Disease
    Giselle Petzinger, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology, USC
    Member of the Parkinson's Foundation Speaker's Bureau

    Research and Quality Care at the KU Center of Excellence
    Harsh Gupta, MD
    Movement Disorder Specialist, Clinical Assistant Professor
    KU Medical Center, Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence

    There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.

    The Parkinson's Foundation would like to thank the following sponsor for their support in making this program possible: US WorldMeds

    Event Location: 
    St. Joseph Medical Center
    1000 Carondelet Dr.
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Kim Nitz
    Contact Email: 
    knitz@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    (913) 341-8828
    Event Date Min: 
    Wednesday, April 3, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Heartland
  • 2019 Centers of Excellence Leadership Conference

    The Parkinson’s Foundation Centers of Excellence Leadership Conference is a private conference held for the foundation’s Centers of Excellence network. All 45 centers come together to discuss in-network updates, cutting edge research and the latest Parkinson’s topics. The conference fosters new ideas and collaboration among center representatives —the Parkinson’s clinicians, scientists and researchers who strengthen our global Parkinson’s Foundation center network.

    Preliminary Agenda

    The Parkinson’s Foundation would like to thank the following sponsor(s) for their support of the 2019 CLC conference

    Exceutive Level Partner:

    Presenting Level Partner:

    Event Location: 
    Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
    5594 W Wild Horse Pass Blvd
    Chandler, AZ 85226
    United States
    Contact Name: 
    Clarissa Martinez-Rubio, PhD
    Contact Email: 
    CMR@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    305-537-9925
    Event Date Min: 
    Wednesday, April 3, 2019 to Friday, April 5, 2019
  • New Jersey Uncorked

    Location

    New Jersey Uncorked Logo

    Relax and raise a glass to better lives together. New Jersey uncorked will feature passed wines, an open bar, gourmet dinner and a silent auction. 

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    Event Location: 
    Sear House
    411 Piermont Rd
    Closter, NJ 07624
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    $135
    Contact Name: 
    Kate Dixon
    Contact Email: 
    kdixon@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    305-537-9957
    Event Date Min: 
    Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • Moving Day Tampa Bay

    Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

    Event Location: 
    University of South Florida
    4103 USF Cedar Cir
    Tampa, FL 33620
    United States
    Contact Name: 
    Megan Willard
    Contact Email: 
    mwillard@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    816-462-9506
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, April 6, 2019
  • Moving Day Fresno

    Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

    Event Location: 
    Woodward Park - NE 12 Acres
    7775 N Friant Rd,
    Fresno, CA 93720
    United States
    Contact Name: 
    Colleen Fischer
    Contact Email: 
    cfischer@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    415-367-4045
    Event Date Min: 
    Sunday, April 7, 2019
  • (Online) Expert Briefing: PD and Medication: What’s New?

     

    Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
    Rajesh Pahwa, MD

    Laverne and Joyce Rider Professor of Neurology
    Chief, Parkinson and Movement Disorder Division
    Director, Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence
    University of Kansas Medical Center

    Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will:

    1. Be familiar with new treatment options in the next 2 years
    2. Understand who would be the best candidates for the new therapies

    Rajesh Pahwa, MD

    Dr. Pahwa is the Laverne and Joyce Rider Professor of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is also Chief, Parkinson and Movement Disorder Division and Director of Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas.

    Dr. Pahwa received his medical degree at Seth G.S. Medical College, University of Bombay, India. He completed an internship in medicine at Baylor College of Medicine followed by a residency in Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. He then completed a fellowship in movement disorders at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Pahwa is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Dr. Pahwa's research interests are centered around the various aspects of Parkinson's disease and essential tremor. He is currently involved in studies related to medical and surgical forms of therapies for Parkinson's disease and essential tremor. Dr. Pahwa has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, approximately 50 chapters and over 200 abstracts in leading neurology and movement disorder journals. He has conducted more than 100 clinical trials related to Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. He is the co-editor of "Handbook of Parkinson's Disease", 3rd and 4th editions; "Therapy of Parkinson's Disease", 3rd edition; and "Handbook of Essential Tremor and other Tremor Disorders".

    Event Location: 
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Parkinson's Foundatio
    Contact Phone: 
    1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636)
    Event Date Min: 
    Tuesday, April 9, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Chicago
    Georgia
    Greater Rochester
    Heartland
    Minnesota
    Ohio
    South Florida
    South Palm Beach County
    Western New York
  • Celebrate Spring New York 2019

    Join us at LAVO for our annual Celebrate Spring New York event! Move and mingle for a cause that will feature cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, a live auction, and dancing with music provided by DJ Brenda Black.

    The event is led by Co-Chairs G. Pennington Egbert III, Missy Egbert Sheehan and William B. Sheehan, Jr., Andrew Gustin, George and Peggy Hebard, Josh and Melissa Raskin, Jonathan and Katy Romero, Adam and Kim Wolfberg, and Darren and Michele Wolfberg. 

    FOUNDERS
    Penn Egbert
    Georgina B. Schaeffer
    Missy Egbert Sheehan

    CO-CHAIRS
    Penn Egbert, Andrew Gustin, George and Peggy Hebard, Josh and Melissa Raskin, Jonathan and Katy Romero, Missy Egbert Sheehan and William B. Sheehan, Adam and Kim Wolfberg, Darren and Michele Wolfberg

    COMMITTEE   
    David Bickford, Brooke Boyd, Nicholas and Lexi Brandfon, Peter and Stephanie Brensilver, Billy and Christina Bryan, Billy Busko, Tripp Callan, Scott Caputo, Julie Cho, Mark Coatney and Kristina Dell, Christopher and Lauren Corrinet, Elissa Coughlin, Justin de la Chappelle, Alexandra Dell, Miguel and Joanna Escalon, Stephen and Catherine Farrelly, Tim and Ruth Ferguson, Jeff and Laurie Ferris, Andrew Friedman, Willie and Christina Geist, Jessica Griffith, Richard Griffith and Elizabeth Schoening, Nicole Hayes, Missy Heanue, Hylton Heard, Chris and Jackie Keber, Susie and Doug Kerridge, Marc Lewinstein, Steven and Sheri Lyski, James Maund, Todd and Kristin McClutchy, Anna Vietor McLaughlin and Andrew McLaughlin, Chasen Mintz and Greg Todora, George Oliphant, Michael Passaro, Thorne and Tatiana Perkin, Sam and Pheobe Polk, Jeff and Sarah Pribyl, William Rabbe, Andy and Felicia Sale, Liz Scanlon, Robert and Heather Schaefer, Michael Sellman and Amy Grace, Marisa Silber, Nicholas Singer, Andrew Solar, Edward and Liz Swenson, John Thomas, Courtney Urfer Thompson and Benjamin Thompson, Sarah Thompson, Jedediah and Agnes Turner, Dan Urban, Dean and Lynette Vanderwarker, Tielman Van Vleck, Edward M. Vietor, JP Wartman, Katie Wartman, Peter and Marie Webel, Kevin and Libby Wildes, Charlie and McDowell Winn

    If you are not able to make the event, but would still like to contribute, you can donate here.

    If you would like to sponsor this event, please click here for an explanation of sponsor levels. If you would like to move forward as a sponsor, click Purchase Tickets below.

     

    Event Location: 
    LAVO
    39 East 58th Street
    New York, NY 10022
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    $175
    Event Date Min: 
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019

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