APDA Information & Referral Center at Boston University Medical Campus

The Information & Referral Center, located at Boston University Medical Center, was established by the American Parkinson Disease Association in 1980. This Center serves as a resource for those with Parkinson’s disease and their loved ones as well as healthcare providers. Patients, caregivers, healthcare providers and the greater community can receive support regardless of their affiliation with Boston University Medical Center or any other medical facility.

Services provided by the APDA Information and Referral Center include:

  • A telephone helpline (617-638-8466 or 800-651-8466)
  • A comprehensive resource referral networkAPDA-Massachusetts_LogoTagline_RGB_lg
  • Support group assistance
  • Publications
  • Educational symposia
  • Counseling and guidance
  • Information updates to those on the Center’s mailing list through newsletters and other special event announcements
  • Training and support for healthcare professionals

Other services provided by the Information and Referral Center


  • Implementation of regional conferences
  • Participation in community awareness and public relations activities
  • A Monthly Electronic Newsletter
  • Maintaining a state-wide website: www.apdama.org

If you would like to visit us in person, or for questions regarding education, support groups, conferences, community activities, etc., please call the APDA Information & Referral Center at (617) 638-8466 or (800) 651-8466.

APDA Massachusetts Chapter website


From Left to Right: Marie Saint-Hilaire, MD, FRCPC, FAAN, I & R Center Medical Director; Rosemary Owen, I & R Center Staff; Cathi A. Thomas, MS, RN, CNRN, I & R Center Coordinator

November 19, 2018
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine