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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Wellness Workshop: Living Well with Parkinson's Disease
The PMDC's Dr. Mark Baron will be speaking at Beth Sholom's Wellness Workshop "Living Well with Parkinson's Disease." The workshop is geared towards people with Parkinson's Disease, including young onset, as well as caregivers and health professionals. The event will take place in the Sara Belle November Auditorium at Beth Sholom on December 12th from 10:00am to 2:00pm. To register, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wellness-workshop-for-parkinsons-disease-tickets-39409822841?.
Dr. Jon Snider's Segment on PBS Available for Streaming
Watch the VCU Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center's Dr. Jon Snider speak on a PBS TV segment that aired in early November on WCVE/WHTJ (Richmond/Charlottesville PBS)! Community members with PD were interviewed on this episode, including Dr. Charles Bryan of the PMDC's Movers & Shakers Advisory Board, an essential group that works to drive the PMDC's fundraising, advocacy, and commitment to education. The segment is available to view online at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7NKkK-SWPE.
Michael J. Fox Foundation Webinar
Dr. Mark Baron, director of the VCU Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center, was a panelist for the Michael J. Fox Foundation's Third Thursdays Webinar on October 19. The webinar is archived on the Michael J. Fox Foundation website and can be accessed at the following link: https://www.michaeljfox.org/understanding-parkinsons/webinar-registration.php?id=29&e=1512877&k=07A6EF0CCE6AF24CC7C388179BBDDFA7. Please note that you may be prompted to register for the webinar in order to view the session.