Volunteer Social Worker
UF Health Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration
Arlene D’Alli is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker from Chapel Hill, NC.
Before her recent move and retirement, Arlene worked at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC where she served as Coordinator of The Duke University National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence as well as clinic social worker.
In her role at Duke, Arlene developed multiple community and educational programs including Parkinson 101/201, a PD exercise program, a Dance for PD series, and a monthly patient and caregiver support group. She provided direct clinical care for patients and families in the clinic and was instrumental in developing a multidisciplinary care team.
Arlene enjoyed giving presentations throughout the state of NC on issues of coping with PD and caring for the caregiver. She served on the social work faculty for the National Parkinson Foundation Allied Team Training for Parkinson (ATTP), an interdisciplinary training program for health care professionals caring for people with PD.
Arlene is currently volunteering at the UF Health Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration, National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence providing emotional support services to caregivers through the C.A.R.E.S. program.