Renee Duncan, Minot State University nursing instructor, has been accepted into the Parkinson’s Foundation Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty program. Renee is one of 35 applicants selected into the 40-hour accredited “train the trainer” program.
Minot Daily News: Duncan Accepted Into Faculty Program At Parkinson’s Foundation
Byline about the Prevalence Project by Jim Beck, PhD, Parkinson’s Foundation Chief Scientific Officer.
Cynthia Cadwell Pegado — a dance instructor who teaches a PD dance class that received grant funding from the Parkinson’s Foundation — led her weekly class on the local boardwalk to celebrate National Dance Day. Chris Jamele, Parkinson's Foundation Western New York executive director is quoted.
Three centers have been added to the Centers of Excellence network, increasing the number of Parkinson’s Foundation centers to 45.
Parkinson’s Foundation National Medical Director Michael S. Okun, MD, speaks about actor Alan Alda revealing he has Parkinson’s and discusses Parkinson’s symptoms and treatment.
Actor Alan Alda, 82, best known for his role in M*A*S*H, revealed that he has Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr is quoted in the article. “You can live a full and productive life with the disease,” Lehr said.
The Parkinson’s Foundation recently announced the Medical University of South Carolina will become part of its Center of Excellence global network.
Business 2 Community rounded their team’s favorite brands to show the best real-life examples of a visual identity at work. The Parkinson’s Foundation is the only non-profit highlighted.
The Parkinson’s Foundation has named UI Hospitals and Clinics a center of excellence and adds it to a global network of 45 select academic medical centers.
Research suggests at least three out of 10 Ohioans have one of the 21 medical conditions that under state law can be treated with medical marijuana. Dan Davis at the Parkinson’s Foundation Ohio chapter is quoted.
According to researchers, Parkinson’s patients may experience falls because of their motor symptoms, such as uncontrollable accelerations, impaired balance, and freezing of gait. Approximately 50 percent of these falls require medical care. Data from the Parkinson’s Foundation Parkinson’s Outcomes Project is cited.