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More on Parkinson Disease and Depression

Dr. Irene Malaty talked to WCJB TV and GTN TV over the last couple of weeks about the National Parkinson Foundation findings on depression in Parkinson disease. WCJB Interview GTN Interview…

Depression a major factor in Parkinson patients’ care

Depression is not detected early enough or treated aggressively enough according to data and recommendations from the National Parkinson Foundation’s Quality Improvement Initiative “Report to the Community”. USA Today interviewed Dr. Michael Okun, Medical Director for NPF and also the Co-Director of the UF Center…

Dr. Okun interviewed on Your Health Matters podcast

Dr. Michael Okun, Co-Director of the UF Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration and the Medical Director for the National Parkinson Foundation, talked with Dr. Craig Wax on the Your Health Matters podcast about Parkinson disease, the NPF “Aware in Care” initiative and much more. Listen here: Your Health…

National Parkinson Foundation site gets a reboot

Congratulations to our friends at the NPF! Last month they completely redesigned their website and it seems much easier to find what you are interested in. Please go have a look and let them know what you think!…

Allied Team Training for PD at UF Site

Allied Team Training for Parkinson’s Disease was hosted at the University of Florida Gainesville– Movement Disorders Center site (Sept 30-Oct 4).  Teams came from all over the country to train in best practices in the interdisciplinary care of the Parkinson’s disease patient.  UF took advantage of the hosting venue to…