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BUMC PD & Movement Disorders Staff Participate in Optimism Walk

Faculty and staff members of the BUMC Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Center participated in the APDA MA Optimism Walk to support research and support services for people with Parkinson’s . On May 22nd, Center members participated in the American Parkinson Disease Association MA Chapter Virtual Optimism Walk. This annual walk, which raises funds to […]

BMC to Host Zoom Event Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine

On Tuesday, February 23 from 1 to 2 PM, doctors from BMC will provide information on the COVID-19 vaccine. Hear from BMC experts on how the vaccine works, a patient’s firsthand experience and even get a video and photo walk-through of what getting vaccinated at BMC looks like. The event will finish with a live […]

Marie Saint-Hilaire, MD, FRCPC, Participates in National MJFF Webinar

Marie Saint-Hilaire, MD, FRCPC, Medical Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center at BUMC participated in a panel for “New to Parkinson’s? Steps to Take Today,” a national webinar for people recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease presented by the Michael J. Fox Foundation. The program took place on Thursday, February 18, 2021. With […]

Ludy Shih, MD Presents Latest Information on Deep Brain Stimulation for APDA Webinar

On Tuesday, January 5, 2021, Ludy Shih, MD, Director of the Deep Brain Stimulation Program at Boston University Medical Campus, presented “DBS for Parkinson’s Disease: What’s New,” a webinar for individuals with Parkinson’s disease, their care partners, and other interested community members. Dr. Shih presented the most up-to-date information on DBS for people with Parkinson’s, […]

BUSM Parkinson’s Partners Highlighted by APDA

The American Parkinson Disease Association’s Chief Scientific Officer, Rebecca Gilbert, MD, PhD has written an article featuring the Parkinson’s Partners program at Boston University School of Medicine, a program which pairs medical students with people with Parkinson’s. Dr. Gilbert spoke with faculty members Stephanie Bissonnette, DO, MPH, and Katelyn Bird, MD, of the BUMC Parkinson’s […]

Stephanie Bissonnette, DO, MPH, Presents at Massachusetts Neurologic Association

On October 31, 2020, Stephanie Bissonnette, DO, MPH, from the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Boston University Medical Campus presented at the Virtual Fall Meeting for the Massachusetts Neurologic Association. The meeting, “Current Therapies and Hot Topics in Neurology,” featured neurologists from across the country. Dr. Bissonnette presented information on “Movement Disorder Therapies: […]

BUMC Parkinson’s Disease Specialists to Present Webinar Update on PD Treatment

Movement Disorder Specialist and BUMC PD and Movement Disorders Center Medical Director Marie Saint-Hilaire, MD, FRCPC, and  BUMC PD and Movement Disorders Center Program Director Cathi A. Thomas, MS, RN, CNRN, will present the most up-to-date information on Parkinson’s treatment to a national audience on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 1PM. The presentation, “What’s New […]

Parkinson’s Good Start Program to Take Place Virtually

The Good Start Program is a two-part series presented virtually by a team of Parkinson’s disease specialists from the Center for Neurorehabilitation, Sargent College at Boston University and the APDA Center for Advanced Research and APDA Information & Referral Center at Boston University Medical Center. Ludy Shih, MD, Sarah O’Shea, MD, MS, Katelyn Bird, MD, […]

PD & Movement Disorders Staff & Faculty Participate in Local Non-Profit Walks

Faculty and staff members of the BUMC Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Center participated in two local charitable walkathons to support research and support services for people with Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease. On May 31st, Center members participated in the American Parkinson Disease Association MA Chapter Virtual Optimism Walk. This annual walk, which raises funds […]