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Parkinson’s Disease Symposium

Ochsner Neurology Movement Disorders and DBS Program presents:

The Parkinson’s Disease Symposium 2018

The 12th Annual Educational Conference for people and families affected by Parkinson’s Disease

Saturday, April 28, 2018
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Brent House Conference Center at Ochsner Medical Center, 1514 Jefferson Hwy.

AGENDA (subject to change):

  • 8:30 am: Welcome breakfast
  • 9:00 am: Guest Speaker: Dr. Jay Rao: 30 years of Lessons from My Patients
  • 9:30 am: Introduction to PD and Parkinsonism: Georgia Lea, MD
  • 10:00 am: Questions/answers
  • 10:15 am: Stretch Break
  • 10:30 am: Caretakers:  What can I do to help?: TBD
  • 11:00 am: Exercise, Physical Therapy and PD: Richard Baudry
  • 11:15 am: Questions/answers
  • 11:30  am: Stretch Break
  • 12-1pm: Lunch-time and Information tables
  • 1:00 pm: Update on Research in PD: David Houghton, MD
  • 1:30 pm: Surgical treatments for PD: Neda Hidarilak
  • 2:00 pm: Pharmacologic therapies of PD: Sarah Perez

Registration

Registration is FREE; however, seating is very limited, so register soon!

  • By Phone
    • To register by phone, please call 504-842-8768 and on the voicemail leave:  your name, address, phone number, the name of your neurologist and how many will be in your party.
  • Online
    • Fill out the form below to register online.  You will receive an email confirmation once your registration has been received. 

Event Registration Form

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