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Parkinson Association of Santa Barbara Educational Symposium “Progree & Possibilities

April 16, 2016 from 9 am register - 10:00 program - 2:00 PM

Who to Call:

Parkinson Association of Santa Barbara, (PASB) Lolly Champion (503)354-7701 or Jan Freeman (805)680-6858 or [email protected]

PASB's 10th Annual Educational Symposium, “PROGRESS & POSSIBILITIES”

Speakers: Dr. Giselle Petzinger, Movement Disorders Division at USC, grant recipient from the Parkinson's Foundation reviewing the current understanding of underlying mechanisms of physical activity to modulate and repair brain circuitry.

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Dr. William Pace, medical director for Cottage Hospital's Cancer Center's Nuclear Medicine Department, reviewing current imaging techniques and advances in Molecular Imaging for Parkinson's and other tremor disorders.

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Neurology Movement Disorders Specialist Dr. Erin Presant and Dr. Sarah Kemp-Mehl moderating a panel discussion on clinical techniques today and in the future, “Creating new expectations for your Parkinson's care” followed by a Q&A.

Where & When:

Saturday, April 16th (National Parkinson's Day)

Elks Lodge, 150 North Kellogg Ave., Santa Barbara

Sign-in begins at 9a.m. Program starts promptly at 10a.m. Program close 2p.m.

Morning coffee & beverage with pastries, light luncheon and p.m. Snacks

Additional Symposium Activities ~ art display by Artist Among Us – artist dealing with Parkinson's create a variety of art displayed and for sale ~

Informational displays of services and medical devices for those with Parkinson's~

 

Interview Opportunities:

Lolly Champion or Jan Freeman, Symposium Chairs and PASB Board Members

 

Dr. Sarah Kempe-Mehl and/or Dr. Erin Presant, Neurologist/Movement Disorders Specialist specialist in Parkinson's. They are the only central coast Parkinson's specialists.

 

How to Register:

Registration is required ~ $20 per person – Registration fee includes all activities and lunch.

Register on line – www.mypasb.org - seating is limited!

 

The National Institute of Health calls Parkinson's a Tsunami Disease with rapidly growing numbers diagnosed.

PASB is a non-profit. PASB is the only Parkinson's support group in Santa Barbara

 

Event Details

  • Organizer/Sponsor: Sponsors/Sansum Clinic, Medtronic, GE Healthcare, American Rivera Bank, VNHC, Neurosearch, Coastal Home Care
  • Starts: April 16, 2016 9 am register - 10:00 program - 2:00 PM
  • Price: $20, INCLUDES LUNCH
  • Location: 150 N. Kellogg Ave. - Elks Lodge
  • Website: http://www.mypasb.org
  • Sponsors: Sponsors/Sansum Clinic, Medtronic, GE Healthcare, American Rivera Bank, VNHC, Neurosearch, Coastal Home Care