Friday, March 24, 2017

9th Annual PD Conference Saturday, May 20, 2017- 12:00-4:30

We will be hosting another great PD patient and caregiver conference on May 20, at the Mission Bay Conference Center.  Tickets and more information for this popular annual event can be found here:

Please be aware that this event sells out, so buy your tickets now.

The information and agenda for the conference are below:

Saturday, May 20, 2017

UCSF Mission Bay Campus
William J. Rutter Center – Robertson Auditorium
1675 Owens Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

11:00 – 12:00

12:00 – 12:10
Welcome & Introductions
Michael Aminoff, MD, DSc, FRCP
Distinguished Professor of Neurology & Director of UCSF Parkinson’s Disease Clinic and Research Center

12:10 – 12:45
Robert Edwards, MD
Professor, Department of Neurology
“Investigating the Causes of Parkinson's Disease”

12:45 – 1:20
Chad Christine, MD
Professor, Department of Neurology
“Nutritional Status in Parkinson’s Disease”

1:20 – 1:55
Maya Katz, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
“Care of Patients with Advanced Parkinson's Disease”

1:55 – 2:30
Break & Light Refreshments
2:30 – 3:05

Joey Laus, CCC-SLP, MS
Speech Pathologist, Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
“Management of Communication and Swallowing Disorders in People with Parkinson's Disease”

3:05 – 3:40
Catherine D. Printz, PT, DPT, NCS
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
“Exercise Strategies to Combat the Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease”

3:40 – 4:15