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Parkinson Association of the Carolinas Event Schedule

Wednesday June 22, 2005

Summer schedule of Symposia in the Carolinas

Date: Friday, August 26, 2005 Topics: Symptoms and Medications, Non-Medication Therapies (Diet, Exercise, Medications, Speech Therapy), Vitamins and Minerals

Time:8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: The event is free to the public and will be held at Seawell’s Banquet and Reception Center, 1125 Rosewood Dr., Columbia South Carolina 29201. Reservations are required.

Register online at www.parkinsonassociation.org Lunch will be provided Description of the symposium: Dr. Thomas Davis, Associate Professor of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee

Dr. Vanessa Hinson, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Topics: Autonomic disturbances, sleep problems, cognitive disorders, psychiatric disorders

Dr. Kenneth Bergmann, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Topics: Overview of Deep Brain Stimulation, who qualifies, what symptoms are controlled

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2005 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location: The event will be held at Presbyterian Healthcare, 200 Hawthorne Ln, Charlotte, NC 28204 and parking are free to the public. Event is free to the public. Reservations are required. To register please call 704-384-CARE (2273) or log onto www.parkinsonassociation.org . Lunch will be provided.

Description of the symposium: Dr. Mark Baron, Dept. of Neurology, Movement Disorders Section, Virginia Commonwealth University and the Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Centers – Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs, Richmond, VA

Topics: Medication Treatment, Motor Function Problems and Current Therapies, Non-Motor Function Problems, Research Programs for Better Therapies and a Cure

Dr. Kathryn Holloway, Harold F. Young Neurosurgical Center,

Richmond, VA, and Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and

Clinical Centers – Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs, Richmond VA

Topics: Overview of Deep Brain Stimulation, advancements with the surgery, studies being conducted with the treatment (mobility, cognitive, etc.) Breakout Sessions

Pharmacy Assistance Programs: Kara Mann, MSW

Maximizing Memory: Alzheimer’s Association

Seated Yoga: Courtenay O’Donoghue Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression: Presbyterian Healthcare Date: Saturday, October 8, 2005 Time: 8: a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Location: The event will be held at Campbell Lodge at Durant Nature Park, 8305 Camp Durant Rd., Raleigh, NC 27614

Event is free to the public. Reservations are required. To register please call 704-248-3722 or log onto www.parkinsonassociation.org. Lunch will be provided.

Description of the symposium:

Anne J. Udall, Daughter of Congressman Morris K. Udall, Executive Director of the Lee Institute, Charlotte, NC, Co-founder of the Parkinson’s Action Network in Washington DC, Chair of the Parkinson Association of the Carolinas

Topic: Advocacy in the Community

Breakout Sessions: Nutrition and Parkinson’s: Barbara Hughes Speech Therapy for Parkinson’s: Ellen Marcus or Recently Diagnosed with Parkinson’s: Dr. Mark Stacy

Dr. Burton Scott, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Dr. Keith Hull, Raleigh Neurology Associates, Raleigh, NC

Dr. Mark Stacy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Topics: Panel discussion on management of the disease.

Dr. Richard Murrow and Dr. Bill Koller , University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2005 Time:8:00 am. to 12:30 p.m. Location: The event will be held at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, 1200 North Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401

Reservations are required. The fee is $10.00 for early bird and $20.00 after October 14. To receive a registration form, please call 336-832-8297. Continental breakfast will be provided.

Description of the symposiums; Dr. Joseph Stern, Neurosurgeon, Guilford Neurologic Associates Topic: Neurosurgical Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. James Love, Neurologist, Guilford Neurologic Associates Topic: Non-Motor Aspects of Parkinson’s Disease Dr. Stephen Tatter, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Topic: Neurosurgical Treatment: Deep Brain Stimulation