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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Help us reach our $200,000 goal by March 5 for the Virginia Bio Grant to fund research on a new vibrating shoe device as treatment for freezing of gait in Parkinson's Disease! Learn more here: Virginia Bio Grant

Notable Events

Beth Sholom Parkinson's Wellness Workshop on March 13

This workshop for people with Parkinson's, caregivers, and health professionals will be held from 10:00am-2:30pm at Parkside at Beth Sholom (1550 John Rolfe Parkway) in the Sara Belle November Auditorium. The workshop will feature guest speakers Gila Bronner, M.P.H., M.S.W., C.S.T., and Dr. Abu Qutubuddin, MD. Register at

Join us for Huntington Disease Education Day on March 24!

The PMDC's HD Education Day will take place from 10:30am-4:00pm at Westminster Canterbury of Richmond (1600 Westbrook Ave) in the Rice Assembly Room. For more information, check out our event flier: HD Education Day

Important 5K Update! Annual Movin' & Shakin' 5K Takes Place on April 7, 2018.

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

Check it out here: PD Exercise Resources