PCLA presents a free online Parkinson’s conference

Parkinson’s:
Life Beyond The Basics

Date

Sunday, December 4, 2021

Time

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Registration link

PARKINSON’S: LIFE BEYOND THE BASICS

PCLA’s annual Parkinson’s education conference is being held virtually this year! Join us to learn about the latest in Parkinson’s research and medications, sleep and exercise, hallucinations and delusions in PD, and cognitive changes in Parkinson’s. This year’s presenters are all members of PCLA’s Medical Advisory Board.

Thanks to our incredible sponsors

Special thanks to our program sponsors for making this series possible.
abbott
Acadia
Sandy Yaras Hero Fund

Event Speakers

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Clinical Psychologist Arik C. Johnson, PsyD (Huntington’s Disease Society of America) on cognitive changes in Parkinson’s

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Movement Disorders Specialist Adrienne Keener, MD (UCLA) on advances in Parkinson’s medications

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Movement Break: Yoga with Kathleen Ross-Allee, certified yoga therapist and fitness trainer from ‘Leen Bodies Yoga

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Movement Disorders Specialist Xenos Mason, MD (USC) on sleep, exercise, and Parkinson’s

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Movement Disorders Specialist Nicholas Szumski, MD (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) on hallucinations and delusions in Parkinson’s

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Movement Disorders Specialist Michele Tagliati, MD, FAAN (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) on the latest in Parkinson’s research

This event will be recorded for replay on our Youtube channel.

Can’t make this date Please register to receive links to the recordings.

Meet the Speakers

Arik C. Johnson, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist, who has worked with neurological disorders including Parkinson’s disease for many years. Dr. Johnson recently joined the Huntington’s Disease Society of America as the Chief Mission Officer.

Adrienne Keener, MD

Movement Disorders Specialist, UCLA and West Los Angeles VA PADRECC (Parkinson’s Disease Research Education and Clinical Center)

Dr. Keener participates in clinical research and patient care, and is interested in interdisciplinary treatment approaches for movement disorders, including DBS, botulinum toxin injection, and rehabilitation therapies.

Xenos Mason, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and Neurology, University of Southern California

Dr. Mason’s clinical and research interests are in the use and development of deep brain stimulation as a treatment for movement disorders.

Nicholas Szumski, MD

Movement Disorders Specialist, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

As Medical Advisory Chair for PCLA, Dr. Szumski advises PCLA on current medical issues which affect those living with Parkinson’s.

Michele Tagliati, MD, FAAN

Director, Movement Disorders Program & Vice Chair of the Department of Neurology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Dr. Tagliati pioneered the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s. His current research is focused on non-motor and non-dopamine related mechanisms in further understanding the physiology of Parkinson’s. As Clinical Research Advisor for PCLA, Dr. Tagliati provides consultation on the most current research available.

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