Ochsner – 12th Annual Educational Conference for people and families affected by Parkinson’s Disease

When:
April 28, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
2018-04-28T08:30:00-05:00
2018-04-28T15:30:00-05:00
Where:
Brent House Conference Center
1514 Jefferson Hwy.
New Orleans
LA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
504-842-8768

AGENDA (subject to change):

  • 8:30 am: Welcome breakfast
  • 9:00 am: Guest Speaker: Dr. Jay Rao: 30 years of Lessons from My Patients
  • 9:30 am: Introduction to PD and Parkinsonism: Georgia Lea, MD
  • 10:00 am: Questions/answers
  • 10:15 am: Stretch Break
  • 10:30 am: Caretakers:  What can I do to help?: TBD
  • 11:00 am: Exercise, Physical Therapy and PD: Richard Baudry
  • 11:15 am: Questions/answers
  • 11:30  am: Stretch Break
  • 12-1pm: Lunch-time and Information tables
  • 1:00 pm: Update on Research in PD: David Houghton, MD
  • 1:30 pm: Surgical treatments for PD: Neda Hidarilak
  • 2:00 pm: Pharmacologic therapies of PD: Sarah Perez