Posts Tagged ‘APDA’

Yoga for Parkinson’s Teacher Training Certificate Program coming in April 2014

Monday, November 18th, 2013

In April 2014, TriYoga of Boston and APDA MA invite you to join them for one day, two days, or five days of yoga teacher training. The Yoga for Parkinson’s Teacher Training Certificate Program has been designed for yoga teachers, healthcare professionals, and individuals with Parkinson’s disease who participate in yoga.

For more information, please see the event flyer. Registration is required for this program. To register, visit http://www.triyogaboston.org/ or call 781-609-2497.

Date: April 26-30, 2014

Location: TriYoga of Boston – 60 Prospect Street – Waltham, MA 02154

Dr. Samuel Frank to give presentation in West Barnstable on September 13th

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Dr. Samuel Frank, Associate Professor of Neurology and Movement Disorder Specialist at BUMC, will present Movement Disorders – What are They? on Friday, September 13, 2013 at the YMCA Cape Cod in West Barnstable, MA. Seating begins at 10:30am and the program will run from 11:00am to 12:30pm. This presentation is the third session of the Parkinson Support Network of Cape Cod 2013 Educational Series.

For more information, click here. Registration is required for this event. To RSVP, contact the APDA Information & Referral Center at 800-651-8466 or information@apdama.org.

Annual APDA MA Walkathon coming up June 9th in Canton

Friday, April 26th, 2013

The 27th Annual APDA Massachusetts Parkinson Walkathon will begin on Sunday, June 9th at 12:00 noon at Reebok International Headquarters in Canton, MA. For details, visit the Walkathon homepage to join the walk, create a team, or make a contribution. Last year’s Walkathon raised over $135,000 for Parkinson’s research.

Please contact the Information & Referral Center at (800) 651-8466 or information@apdama.org with any questions.

Dr. Richard H. Myers to present at 18th Annual “Alan Tarin” Winchester Parkinson Symposium on June 6th

Friday, April 26th, 2013

On Thursday, June 6th from 10:00am to noon, Richard H. Myers, PhD, Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, will present Advances in Genetic Research in Parkinson’s Disease.

To see the program flyer, please click here. For more information and to RSVP, contact the APDA Information & Referral Center at 800-651-8466 or information@apdama.org. Registration is required for this event.

Parkinson’s Disease Family Caregiver Evening taking place May 23rd in Braintree

Friday, April 26th, 2013

The Parkinson’s Disease Family Caregiver Evening will take place on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. Faculty from Boston University, Boston Medical Center, and other organizations will provide current information and resources to assist in providing care to family members or friends.

Please click here to view the program brochure. For more information and registration, contact the APDA Information & Referral Center at 800-651-8466 or information@apdama.org. Registration is required for this program.

Good Start Program in Parkinson’s Disease to take place March 27th and April 3rd at Sargent College

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

The Good Start Program is a two part series presented by a team of Parkinson’s disease specialists from Boston University and Boston University Medical Center. This program is designed for individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s in the last two years and their families. Participants will receive up-to-date information on diagnosis, treatment, and resources.

There is no cost for participation in this program, however registration is required. For more information, click here to see the program brochure. To register, contact 800-651-8466 or information@apdama.org.

Fourth annual Parkinson’s Disease Forum takes place on April 13th

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Uri Eden, PhD presents his research at the 2012 PD ForumThe American Parkinson Disease Association Advanced Center of Research at Boston University and Boston Medical Center supported this year’s fourth annual Parkinson’s Disease Forum. This program, which took place on Friday, April 13th at Boston University’s Photonics Center, was organized by Dr. Ben Wolozin, Professor of Pharmacology and Neurology, Dr. Marie Saint-Hilaire, Associate Professor of Neurology and Medical Director of the APDA Advanced Center of Research, and Cathi Thomas, MS, RN, Program Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center.

Researchers share ideas during breakout sessionsScientists and clinicians from across campus presented information on their research. Breakout sessions were designed to foster collaborations among different disciplines. Tara Guastella provided information on the Fox Trial Finder, an innovative online database connecting researchers to study subjects. The day ended with a poster session with contributions by many of the doctoral students conducting research in Parkinson’s disease and related disorders.

Special thanks to Ray James, BS, RN and Vanessa Blais for their support. To view the program please click here.

PD Forum OrganizersStudents display research during the poster sessionBoston University faculty and staff gather to discuss their Parkinson's disease research

Parkinson’s disease educational program to take place in Braintree

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Teva Neuroscience and the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association will hold a free educational program on Wednesday, February 29th at Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. Neurologist James Gilbert, MD will provide An Update on Parkinson’s Disease. Movement Disorder Specialist Samuel Ellias, PhD, MD will present An Overview of Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease Medical & Surgical Options. Dinner and reception will begin at 4:30pm and the program will run from 5:00 to 7:00pm.

Please click here to view the program flyer. Register now by contacting the APDA Information & Referral Center at (800) 651-8466 or information@apdama.org. RSVP is required.

Date: Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Time: 4:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital – 2nd Floor Conference Room – 250 Pond Street – Braintree MA 02184

Parkinson’s Disease: A Practical Approach to Evaluation & Treatment for the Physical Therapist

Monday, December 19th, 2011
For Physical Therapists

Save the Date: Friday, April 20, 2012

Designed by physical therapists for physical therapists, this course will provide practical, evidence based knowledge on how to effectively evaluate and treat individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Terry Ellis, PhD, PT, NCS, Clinical Associate Professor at Boston University’s Sargent College and Associate Director of Clinical Care in the Center for Neurorehabilitation at Boston University, will present. 8 CEUs are available.

This program is presented by the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation in collaboration with the American Parkinson Disease Association.

For more information, please contact 800-457-6676 or ptherapy@pdf.org.

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