Neuro Challenge Free Parkinson's Expo Returns on June 12, 2021
Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s Presents the 4th Annual Parkinson’s Expo – A Virtual Interactive Experience on Saturday June 12th, 2021
Contact Name: Traci Willingham
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Contact Phone Number: 941-926-6413
Sarasota, FL | May 20, 2021 - Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s will present The 4th Annual Parkinson’s Expo on Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. This signature annual event created in 2018 is designed to educate, engage and empower the Parkinson’s community. The Parkinson’s Expo is FREE to attend but registration is required at www.neurochallenge.org/expo or by calling 941-926-6413 x105.
The Parkinson’s Expo features presentations by nationally renowned Parkinson’s experts. More than 1,400 people attended the Parkinson’s Expo in 2020 making it the largest event of its kind in the United States. This year the Parkinson’s Expo will be presented virtually. This will allow attendees of the Parkinson’s Expo to become educated, empowered, and engaged from the safety and the comfort of their own home, no matter the location.
“Bringing this vast array of resources together with top Parkinson’s specialists in the nation makes this a very empowering day,” said Robyn Faucy-Washington, CEO of Neuro Challenge.
All participants registered by June 1st will receive a free “Swag Bag” with educational materials, giveaways, and resources. Register today at www.neurochallenge.org/expo or call Neuro Challenge at 941-926-6413 x105.
Presenters and Session Topics include:
"Exploring Exercise for PD” Danny Bega, MD, MSCI, Associate Professor of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorders Center, Chicago, IL.
“Mind-Body Approaches and Social Connection in Parkinson's”
Indu Subramanian, MD, Clinical Professor of Neurology, University of California, Director of the Parkinson's Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Center at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Hospital, Los Angeles, CA.
Sponsored Presentation by Exclusive Presenting Sponsor Sunovion: "The First and Only Sublingual (Under the Tongue) Short-term Treatment for OFF Times in Parkinson’s Disease"
Dean Sutherland, MD, Board-certified Neurologist specializing in Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, Sarasota, FL.
"Natural Therapies and Nutritional Requirements for PD”
Laurie Mischley, ND, PhD, PPH, University of Washington, Department of Radiology, Clinical Research Assistant Professor, Bastyr University Research Institute, Seattle Integrative Medicine, ParK-9 Social Purpose Corp., Seattle, WA.
"PANEL DISCUSSION: "Research, Advocacy & Diversity in Parkinson's"
Michael Okun, MD and Team from UF Health: Adelaide Lackner, Professor and Chair of Neurology, Executive Director, Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health Gainesville, FL.
Registration is required and may be completed by visiting www.neurochallenge.org/expo. If you are unable to register online call the Neuro Challenge office at 941-926-6413 ext. 105.
About Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s
Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created to improve the quality of life of people with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers today. Neuro Challenge provides individualized Care Advising and monthly virtual and community-based education, therapeutic and support programs in Sarasota, Manatee, Pinellas, Highlands, Marion and Charlotte counties. All Neuro Challenge essential services and programs are offered at no cost to people with Parkinson’s disease and their loved ones.