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  • HEALTHY BRAIN WORKSHOP:

  • PARKINSON’S DISEASE FORUM

  • SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017

  • BRANFORD HIGH SCHOOL

    Join us for the 2nd Annual Parkinson’s Disease Forum on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Branford High School! The forum will feature a number of experts in the field to discuss today’s cutting edge research and technology.

    Last year’s forum attracted a crowd of over 150 attendees. The 2017 forum expects to bring an even greater number of people.

  • SCHEDULE:
    8:30 – 9:15 Registration
    9:15 – 9:30 Ray Figlewski & Allyson Kinney: Intro
    9:30 – 10:00 Dr. Gerrard: What is Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)?
    10:00 – 10:30 Dr. Patel: What are benefits to Deep Brain Stimulation? Is it right for me?
    10:30 – 11:00 J. Antonelle de Marcaida, MD: Exciting New PD Drug Therapies
    11:00 – 11:30 Patient and Doctor Panel: DBS Drugs with Dr. Richardson
    11:30 – 12:15 Lunch
    12:15 – 12:45 Melisa Brereton-Esposito: YNHH Leading the Way to Pricing Transparency
    12:45 – 1:15 Dr. Machado – Probiotics, Gut & Parkinson’s Disease
    1:15 – 1:45 How does politics effect Parkinson’s Disease patients?
    Senator Richard Blumenthal: Politics & Parkinson’s Disease
    1:45 – 2:00 Panel of Parkinson’s Disease Doctors: Get your questions answered!

  • SPEAKERS:
    Senator Richard Blumenthal
    United States Senator for Connecticut

    Melisa Brereton-Esposito
    Yale New Haven Health, Director, Corporate Business Services

    Jason Gerrard, MD, PHD
    Yale New Haven Hospital, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery & Neuroscience

    Duarte Machado, MD
    Hartford Health Care: Co-Director of the Chase Movement Disorders Center

    J. Antonelle de Marcaida, MD
    Hartford Health Care, Director, Movement Disorders Center

    Maria Moro-De-Casillas, MD
    L&M Medical Group, Movement Disorders Neurologist

    Amar Patel, MD
    Yale School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Neurology & Movement Disorders

    Diana Richardson, MD
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System West Haven Campus, Movement Disorders Neurologist

    Bernardo Rodrigues, MD, PhD
    UConn Health Movement Disorders Program, Assistant Professor of Neurology

  • RSVP BY JUNE 7:
    Allyson Kinney, CAP Lead – Branford
    203-996-8861
    allysonk11@yahoo.com
    Please indicate: “Branford PD Workshop RSVP” in subject line.