Join us for the The 18th Annual Parkinson’s Educational Symposium on March 7, 2020

The Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health,
in partnership with the Parkinson’s Foundation,

March 7th, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Wyndham Garden

2900 SW 13th St, Gainesville

Changing the face of Parkinson’s disease:
How you can help!


Alberto J. Espay, MD, MSc

Professor of Neurology, Director,
James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center
Research Chair for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, University of Cincinnati

Learn more and register to attend at:
or call Amanda Fessenden at (352) 733-2431.

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The 18th Annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium in partnership with the Parkinson’s Foundation for Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Providers

At the Wyndham Garden- 2900 SW 13th St, Gainesville

8:00- 9:00

Registration in the Lobby Feel free to look at the informational tables. Coffee, tea and light breakfast available until 10:00


Welcome: Dr. Irene Malaty

Director of the Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence at UF

in Main Room


Guest Speaker: Dr. Alberto Espay, MD, MSc

Professor of Neurology at the UC College of Medicine and Director and Endowed Chair of the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders

The Changing face of Parkinson’s Disease


Dance for life Presentation and Participation


Dr. Matthew Burns, MD, PhD

Advances in Parkinson’s research


Break– water and drinks available


Parkinson’s 101-

Breakout room

Experienced People with Parkinson’s

 –  Main Ballroom


Shannon Chiu, MD

Current Medications for Parkinson’s Disease

Lisa Warren, MHS, OTR/L – Occupational Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease


Kathryn Moore, MD

Mind, Memory, and Mood in Parkinson’s Disease

 Deborah Strickland, MHS

Advanced Care Planning



Please return to the Main Ballroom

LUNCH- if you RSVP’d a special dietary lunch, please see Amanda Fessenden.


Ask the doctor… Live!:     Please write down your question and someone will come by and collect it.

*The Robert B. Stockdale Movement Disorder Lecture Fund, established in 2010, to support movement disorder research at the UF College of Medicine.  Donations to this fund, supporting this annual Symposium and other educational PD events can be made by contacting Stephen Figueroa at 352-273-5882 or

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