Congrats to University of Florida Physical Therapist Meredith DeFranco & Runners from the Movement Disorders Center

Congrats to Meredith Defranco, our physical therapist who finished 2nd place among women running the 5 points of Life marathon, a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. First place went to an Olympic hopeful, so this is outstanding! The Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration had a marathon relay team named “UF MDC” consisting of Nick McFarland, Ashok Sriram, Sarah Fayad, Nawaz Hack and Irene Malaty . Meredith ran the 26.2 miles in about half the time of most runners.

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Michael Okun

Professor of Neurology, expert on Parkinson's disease and other basal ganglia disorders, deep brain stimulation, author of over 300 research papers and the bestselling book…

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