All-Star Parkinson’s Conference in Phoenix

All-Star Parkinson’s Conference

Saturday, February 15th
Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, AZ


8:00 to 9:00 am: Check-in and Registration with complimentary continental breakfast
9:00 to 9:15 am: Welcome & Opening Remarks from Conference Leadership
Music from Mick Beaman & Friends
9:15 to 10:00 am: Finding a Cure for PD in Arizona – Leading Research Right Here!!
Dr. Holly Shill (BSHRI), Dr. Thomas Beach (BSHRI), Dr. Scott Sherman (U of A)
10:00 to 10:45 am: Neuro Wellness – Living Your Best with PD
Tom Viviano (BSHRI), Dr. Christina Ospina (MvD), Tammy Heffron (PT)
10:45 to 11:45 am: Treatment Update for Parkinson’s  -  The Latest & Greatest Info
Dr. Vigilio Evidente (MvD) & Dr. Francisco Ponce (Barrow Neurological Institute)
11:45 to 12:30 pm: Complimentary BBQ lunch catered onsite for all to enjoy
12:30 to 1:00 pm: Ben PetrickCelebrity Person with PD
Ben Petrick (former MLB catcher)
Attendees will have opportunities to attend 2 of 4 of the following afternoon breakout sessions:
1:10 to 1:40 pm: Option #1 – PD Medication Questions? Dr. Samanta, Dr. Yaltho, Dr. Mehta
Options #2 – Non Medication PD Questions?  Dr. Mahant, Dr. Dhanani, Dr. Salins
1:45 to 2:15 pm: Option #1 – Navigating the Financial Concerns of PD with Matt Baehr
Option #2 – Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Outreach Program
2:15 to 2:30 pm: Closing Remarks from the Baehr Challenge Family

Click here to download the All-Star Parkinson’s Conference Phoenix 2014 Flyer

To learn more about Baehr Challenge, click here

“APDA Arizona is proud to partner with our friends at Baehr Challenge to bring our PD community a world-class educational conference to the Phoenix area.”

Baehr Challenge for Parkinson’s Research

The Baehr Challenge creates an awareness regarding fitness as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease while funding scientific research for better treatments and a cure.


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