The Virginia Commonwealth University Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center strives to be a premier model for improving the lives of individuals with movement disorders, their families, and the community through its commitment to excellence in comprehensive interdisciplinary clinical care, translational research, education and outreach.

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Contact The Parkinson's and Movement Disorder's Center

Clinic Phone: (804) 360-4669

Clinic Fax: (804) 364-6521

Research/Education Phone: (804) 628-2022


Notable Events

Richmond's PD SELF (Parkinson's Disease Self-Efficacy Learning Forum) program is now enrolling!

PD SELF is in its third year and has been a great success in providing valuable support and education to Parkinson's patients and their care partners. The program is designed to provide people with Parkinson's Disease an in-depth understanding of the disease and self-efficacy tools to manage PD with confidence. They are now recuiting for their 2018-2019 cohort. To apply for this program, please email rvapdself@gmail.com with your name, address, phone number, and a short emplanation about why you are interested in the course. The deadline for application is August 31, 2018, and the 8-month program begins on September 10th. For more information, please check out the PD SELF brochure or contact Fred Woodlief at rvapdself@gmail.com or (757) 871-1383.

We're now enrolling for our SIGNAL Study!

SIGNAL is a research trial for people who are at risk for Huntington Disease (HD) and have early signs of HD. The study will assess the effectiveness of a new drug for HD patients. You may talk with your physician about whether you are a candidate for this study. Research Flyer: SIGNAL Study

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2018 Movin' & Shakin' 5K!

Thanks to those who braved the cold and rain to come out to the Movin' & Shakin' 5K on April 7th! Special thanks to our sponsors, donors, advisory board members, volunteers, and to VCU's Taiko Drumming group! Participants may view their times at the following link: https://www.athlinks.com/event/184110/results/Event/725520/Course/1194378/Results. If you would like a link to download the professional photographs taken at the event, please email Eliza at eliza.janus@vcuhealth.org.

The Richmond and Virginia Community Parkinson's Exercise Resources Document has been Revamped!

Check it out here: PD Exercise Resources