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Join us for a free seminar

Free Parkinson's Disease Event 

Saturday, March 19, 2016

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Check-in opens at 9 a.m. Light refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Location

Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall
5775 Morehouse Drive
San Diego, CA 92121

Registration

This is a free event. Register online or by calling 858-822-MOVE (6683)


An Invitation from Dr. Litvan:

Learn more about current therapies for Parkinson's disease and related movement disorders. For the fifth year, the Movement Disorder Center at UC San Diego Health will share the latest information on treatments, resources and support for people with movement disorders and their caregivers.

Program Agenda

TimeTopicPresenters
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Check-in 
10 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.Welcome and Event Introduction Irene Litvan, MD
10:05 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.Parkinson's Disease Diagnosis 101 Irene Litvan, MD
10:25 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Role of GenesJennifer Friedman, MD
10:45 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.Roles of EnvironmentSirisha Nandipati, MD
11:05 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.Management of Cognitive and Psychiatric Disturbances Dawn Schiehser, PhD
11:25 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.Break 1 (Lunch)
11:55 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.

Parkinson's Disease & Other Movement Disorders' Attack on the Brain (film)


12:10 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.Management of Motor Symptoms Stephanie Lessig, MD
12:30 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.Management of Non-Motor SymptomsYuan Xing, MD
12:50 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.Recent Treatment Advances Fatta B. Nahab, MD
1:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.How and Why DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation)? David Barba, MD
1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.Break 2 (Coffee and desserts)
1:45 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.Physical Therapy: Improve Mobility, Maximize LifeCarter McElroy, MPT, and Eric Rhoden, DPT
2:05 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.Speech Therapy: Think LOUD and Be Heard! Susan Neese, MA, CCC-SLP
​2:25 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.​Occupational Therapy: Building Skills for the Job of Living​Kim Bond, OT
​2:45 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.​Caregiving and Parkinson's Disease​Deborah Wais, LCSW
3:05 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.​​Break 3 (Coffee)
​3:20 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.​Exercise and the Brain​Giselle Petzinger, MD
​3:50 p.m. - 4 p.m.​Wrap-up and Patient Satisfaction Survey


 

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