IN PERSON - 8th Annual Parkinson's Symposium

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October 06, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

The Venue at Lenoir City
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The Venue at Lenoir City
7690 Creekwood Park Blvd
Lenoir City, TN



Event Details

2023 Parkinson’s Symposium – Presented by The Cole Center for Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders

The Venue at Lenoir City


8:30 am  Registration & Continental Breakfast

9 am Welcome & Opening Remarks

Parkinson’s Overview

Shadi Barbu, MD

Movement Disorders Specialist

DBS Medical Director, The Cole Center

UT Medical Center

Functional Neurosurgery for Parkinson’s Disease

Carter Gerard, MD

Functional Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgical Associates

UT Medical Center

Non-Medication Treatment Options

Luis Zayas, MD, PT

Movement Disorders Specialist

Outreach Medical Director, The Cole Center

UT Medical Center

The Future of Parkinson’s Care: What’s in the Research Pipeline?

Christopher Tolleson, MD, MPH

Movement Disorders Specialist

Medical Director, The Cole Center

UT Medical Center

Keynote Presentation                                                                                                                                Parkinson’s is not a Disease but Many: Splitting Over Lumping is Key to Finding Cures

Alberto Espay, MD, MSc, FAAN, FANA

Movement Disorders Specialist

Professor and Endowed Chair – James J. and Joan A. Gardner Center for Parkinson’s Disease at the University of Cincinnati

President-Elect of the Pan-American Section of the International Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Society

PD Hacks and Adjusting to Life - Roundtable Panel Discussion

2:30 pm Final Remarks and Conclusion


Free event