Monday, February 11, 2013
National and local experts to present at Hope’s Annual Parkinson Symposium
Hope Parkinson Program will feature three experts on Parkinson’s disease at its 2013 Annual Parkinson Symposium on Friday, March 15. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at Grace Community Center, located at 4151 Hancock Bridge Parkway in North Fort Myers.
Dr. J. Eric Ahlskog, a Mayo Clinic physician specializing in Parkinson’s disease, will present “Parkinson’s Disease: The Big Picture.”
Dr. Saman Javedan, an authority on deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s treatment in the department of neurology at Lee Memorial Health System, will discuss “Surgical Options for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease.”
Dr. Amanda Avila, movement disorder specialist and medical director of the Hope Parkinson Program, will share “Tips & Tricks for Managing Parkinson’s Disease.”
A question-and-answer period will follow the lectures, and the $20 registration fee will cover a continental breakfast for attendees.
Register before Saturday, March 9 by calling 239-985-7727, or online at www.hopeparkinson.org/events. Check-in on the day of the event begins at 8 a.m.