For more than 20 years, the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, now a division of the Parkinson’s Foundation, has been led by Robin Anthony Elliott. Just a few weeks ago, we honored Robin at our 60th anniversary gala, in recognition of his service to the community.
Today, we say farewell to Robin and invite you to join us in thanking him for his many contributions.
Since Robin joined in 1995, the Foundation has driven transformations in Parkinson’s science, care and advocacy, helping to advance the cause for millions worldwide. His leadership has made possible a tripling of our investment in research and the launch of groundbreaking patient engagement programs.
Today, we share photos from the gala, and videos in which community members share their memories. Perhaps you too have a memory of Robin whether you have encountered him at a community event or online at a PD ExpertBriefing.
We invite you to share them in the comments below or donate in Robin’s name here.
Lastly, we invite you to join us in looking ahead. As you may know, last year the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation merged with the National Parkinson Foundation, to form the Parkinson’s Foundation.
Under the leadership of our new CEO, John L. Lehr, the two organizations are now working together toward a world without Parkinson’s. We look forward to taking the journey with you.
Photo Credits: Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan and HigginsPhotoNYC
Video credit: Special thanks and credit to in-kind sponsor Drury Design Dynamics.