You Spoke. We Listened. Announcing New Online Seminars.

PD ExpertBriefingsAre you looking for practical tips for managing Parkinson’s disease? Join the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) newest series of PD ExpertBriefings beginning on Tuesday, September 13.

The newest series includes six free online seminars designed to cover gaps in PD education on topics such as travel, pain and sleep. And we have you to thank for the topics!

In PDF’s annual survey about Parkinson’s education, 1,000 of you responded, letting us know which topics were most important. Your feedback helped form this series.

Getting Around: Transportation and Travel with PD
Tuesday, September 13, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM ET
Sara Riggare, Ph.D. Candidate, Karolinska Institutet, and Rebecca Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, Marlene & Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders at NYU Langone
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PD: Financial, Legal and Medical Planning Tips for Care Partners
In recognition of National Family Caregivers Month
Tuesday, November 8, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM ET
Martin M. Shenkman, C.P.A., M.B.A., J.D., Founder, Shenkman Law
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Pain in PD
Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM ET
Jori E. Fleisher, M.D., M.S.C.E., Assistant Professor of Neurology and Population Health, Marlene & Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders at NYU Langone
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Diagnosis PD, Now What? Managing the First Few Years with PD
Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM ET
Suketu Khandhar, M.D., Medical Director, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Movement Disorders Program, Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center
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Is It Related to Parkinson’s? Runny Noses, Skin Changes and Overlooked PD Symptoms
In recognition of Parkinson’s Awareness Month
Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM ET
W. Lawrence Severt, M.D., Ph.D., Attending Neurologist, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center
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Sleep and Parkinson’s
Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM ET
Aleksandar Videnovic, M.D., M.Sc., Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
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How can you join a PD ExpertBriefing? 

  • Visit our website to register for each online seminar .
  • View live PD ExpertBriefings using your desktop computer or mobile device or listen in by phone.  Phone participants can access each live seminar by dialing (888) 272-8710 and when prompted entering code 6323567#.
  • Can’t make a live PD ExpertBriefing? No problem. View the recordings on our website. In fact, the PDF library now includes 50 online seminars that you can watch anytime of day.
  • If you’re a health professional, apply for CEUs, available via PDF’s sponsorship of the American Society on Aging.  Visit our website here to learn more about that option.

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This series has been made possible by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc. and Lundbeck LLC. It is designed in collaboration with Dallas Area Parkinsonism Society (DAPS); Houston Area Parkinson Society (HAPS); Michigan Parkinson Foundation (MPF); the Neuro Challenge Foundation (NCF); Parkinson Association of the Carolinas (PAC); Parkinson Association of the Rockies (PAR); Parkinson’s Association (PA) and Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana (PSCKY).

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