Navigating the Parkinson's Path - 2022

August 13, 2022 @ 9:00AM — 12:00PM Central Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

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The Peterson Foundation for Parkinson's (PFP) Annual EXPO

Navigating the Parkinson’s Path: Insights and Information for Improved Living is designed to education, engage and empower the Parkinson’s community. In addition to an in-person event, the organization will also provide a virtual platform for individuals unable to attend the event in person. Doors open at 8:00am. Programming begins at 9:00am

FEATURED PRESENTORS:

Dr. David L. Kreitzman - Managing the Return of Parkinson's Symptoms with a Unique Inhaled Treatment

Dr. David L. Kreitzman is a neurologist in Commack, New York and is MD Medical Director, the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders at St. Charles Hospital. He received his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Dr. Kreitzman’s approach to treatment is also holistic and highly individualized. His goal is to find the best combination of medications to suppress and stabilize motoric symptoms and the best rehabilitative therapies to support the patient physically, cognitively and psychologically. His multidisciplinary team of specialists at the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center includes neuropsychologists, who address issues such as mental fog, depression and anxiety, and physiatrists, who personalize therapies for patients with secondary conditions that affect mobility.

Dr. Thomas Davis - Parkinson's Disease Research Update

Dr. Davis specializes in the treatment of movement disorders and has been a member of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology since 1990. In addition to maintaining his clinical research activities and teaching responsibilities, he is currently director of the Division of Movement Disorders, Medical Director of the Vanderbilt Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence, an attending physician at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and a staff neurologist at the Nashville Veterans Administration Hospital.

Britt Stone, MD - Integrated Medicine

Dr. Britt Stone is a member of Vanderbilt's Neuroscience team in the Movement Disorders Division. She sees adult movement disorder patients. This includes patients that require botulinum toxin injections and programming for deep brain stimulation, as well as patients in our Huntington’s disease clinic. Dr. Stone trained at the University of Pennsylvania, where she completed her residency. She subsequently completed a movement disorders fellowship at Langone Medical Center in New York and has been working at Baylor Scott & White Healthcare in Texas since that time.


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