Parkinson’s Support Group Speakers

University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration

Center for Excellence in Parkinson’s Outreach

Support groups in need of speakers for outreach activities should feel free to email any of our faculty and students below to get a cutting-edge educational talk.  You can negotiate times and talks individually with each of them.

The Center members will require only travel and lodging reimbursement (depending on the distance for the talk)

  • Nick McFarland, MD, PhD – PSP and Atypical Parkinsonism  Email  Bio
  • Aparna Wagle Shukla, MD – Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonism Email  Bio
  • Christopher Hass, PhD – PD and Atypical Parkinsonism, gait problems Email Bio
  • Meredith DeFranco, DPT – Exercise and Physical Therapy Email Bio
  • Lisa Warren – Occupational Therapy and PD and movement disorders Email Bio
  • Yuquing Li – Dystonia Email Bio
  • Dawn Bowers, PhD – Emotion and PD     Email Bio
  • Kelly D Foote, MD – Deep Brain Stimulation     Email Bio
  • Portia Gardner-Smith, OT – occupational therapy     Email
  • Irene Malaty, MD – PD, Tourette Syndrome   Email Bio
  • Michael S Okun, MD – innovative surgical therapies     Email Bio
  • Cate Price – Memory and Cognition in PD     Email Bio
  • John Rosenbek, PhD – speech and swallowing     Email Bio
  • Herb Ward, MD – Psychiatry     Email Bio