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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Start : 10:00 AM (Pacific)
End : 11:00 AM (Pacific)

Presented by Parkinson’s Foundation as part of their Parkinson’s Disease ExpertBriefings series.

Register now for FREE

Includes complimentary CEUs

Learn more about the effects of nutrition and weight management in people with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) in a 60-minute online seminar, presented by the Parkinson’s Foundation and led by John Eric Duda, M.D., associate professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence, and director, Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center, at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Understand how dietary choices can affect symptom control in PD;
  • Discuss how the gut microbiome may be involved in PD; and,
  • Consider that sound nutritional choices may result in disease-modifying effects in PD.

Presenter:

Photo of John DudaDr. John Duda is associate professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, and director, Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center, at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Duda’s research focuses on understanding the role of alpha-synuclein in Parkinson’s. He has authored more than 100 scientific papers, which have been published in journals including JAMA, Science, Neuron, The New England Journal of Medicine, and Neurology. He currently serves on the editorial board of Movement Disorders. Duda received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University and his bachelor of science degree in psychology from Pennsylvania State University. He completed a residency in neurology at Hahnemann/MCP University Hospital in Philadelphia and a fellowship in the neuropathology of neurodegenerative disease at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Please Note: This web seminar is being hosted by the Parkinson’s Foundation, and registration will be handled through their website, www.pdf.org.

Questions about registration? Call the PDF at 800-457-6676.

Questions about CEUs? Call ASA at 415-974-9628.

Have technical issues? Call NetBriefings at 866-225-1532.

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