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Parkinson Association of Northern California’s 2020 Virtual Conference

Folsom

10/24/2020

8:30am - 1:30pm

The PANC annual event is Northern California’s premiere conference. It will be broadcast virtually this year to ensure the safety of our attendees.
International, national, and locally renowned speakers and Parkinson Disease experts are coming together to share current information relating to Parkinson’s disease. Topics include young onset Parkinson’s disease, sleep and Parkinson’s disease, neuromodulation, motor fluctuations and dyskinesia. Keynote speaker: Dr. Soania Mather, is a family physician living outside of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She resigned her clinical practice twelve years following her diagnosis of Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease at age 28. Today she is a dedicated speaker, writer, educator, and Parkinson’s advocate. She was the 2019 recipient of the World Parkinson Congress Distinguished Contribution Award. She speaks passionately about the challenges of adjusting physically and emotionally to a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease and the coping strategies available to patients.
Our educational line-up will include:
Keynote speaker
Dr. Soania Mathur a family physician living outside of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, resigned her clinical practice twelve years following her diagnosis of Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease at age 28. Today she is a dedicated speaker, writer, educator, and Parkinson’s advocate. She will be livestreaming about the challenges of adjusting physically and emotionally to a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease and the coping strategies available to patients.
Dr. Suketu Khandhar, Movement Disorders Specialist and Director of Kaiser Permanente’s Neurological Department and PANC board member will moderate the morning Q&A and participate in a fireside chat with the keynote speaker.
Dr. Norika Malhado-Chang, Associate Professor of Neurology, UC Davis School of Medicine will facilitate an expert panel discussion, in addition to a case study analysis for motor fluctuation and dyskinesia.
Dr. Erica Byrd, Movement disorders neurologist, Sutter Medical Group will discuss sleep and PD.
Dr Jill Ostrem, Division Chief, UCSF Movement Disorder and Neuromodulation Center, UC San Francisco, will discuss the future of neuromodulation

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Contact: Barbara Fleck
Contact Phone: 916-357-6641
Contact Email: Fleckb@sacramentoparkinson.org

Event Address:

1024 Iron Point Rd #1036