Denyse L. Turpin, RN, MPH
Location: Department of Neurology, BUMC
- Clinical Research Nurse
Ms. Turpin earned an RN from Worcester Hahnemann Hospital in 1979, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Framingham State College in 1983, and a Master of Public Health from Boston University in 1993.
Ms. Turpin has provided nursing care to individuals and families affected by Parkinson’s disease since 1985. She is a specialist in the nursing care of individuals with Parkinson’s disease and their family members.
Ms. Turpin’s primary role in the Movement Disorder Center is Coordinator of Research Trials. She coordinates trials to test new medications for Parkinson’s disease as well as trials investigating non-drug procedures to improve quality of life. Additionally, she provides education and support to Parkinson’s patients and their families.
Ms. Turpin is also a long-time volunteer with the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association.