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Communities of PD Excellence (Inland NW)

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Meet Your Local and Regional PD Experts around the Inland Area of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho. Those in Western Montana and other markets are welcome to join. This is online, so no travel needed.

Join NWPF and your local community of PD care and support experts in this 10-week speaker series. Learn more about their programs and services and how they can help you maintain and control your PD symptoms so you live your BEST Life!

Tuesdays at 5:30 pm PST (ONLINE)

 

Week 1: 1/9/24: Dr. Jason Aldred, Movement Disorder Specialist, Selkirk Neurology
Week 2: 1/16/24: Dr. Marci Nemhauser, Social Services Manager, Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation
Week 3: 1/23/24: Dr. Sharon Hall, Physical Therapy, Gordon Physical Therapy, PWR! Program
Week 4: 1/30/24: Linda Lee, PassToPass Wilderness Trips for PwP
Week 5: 2/6/23: AC Woolnough, Pat Gayman & Sally Sullivan, Support Group Leaders
Week 6: 2/13/24: Dr. Danielle Wald, Neuropsychology, Providence Neuroscience Institute
Week 7: 2/20/24: Lindsay Williams, Speech-Language Therapist, Eastern Washington University
Week 8: 2/27/24: Melissa Bixby, MS, CCRC, Inland Northwest Research

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Melissa Bixby, MS, CCRC
Clinical Research Manager · Inland Research Northwest

Melissa is the Project Manager for Movement Disorders at Inland Northwest Research. She is a certified clinical research coordinator and clinical lab scientist with over 17 years of experience in the medical field. She has an undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Towson University and a graduate degree in biomedical science from Johns Hopkins University. She runs many of the large phase 1 and phase 2 interventional trials that include oral, infusion and intrathecal delivery routes. She is a credentialed coordinator with the Parkinson Study Group and Huntington Study Group where she is involved with other collaborative academic trials with sites around the world. She is heavily involved in several community support and outreach groups for Parkinson’s Disease and Huntington’s Disease and enjoys the time she gets to spend getting to know her patients and their families. Community support, education and access to clinical trials is one largest goals she has for the movement disorders portfolio.

Week 9: 3/5/24: Dr. Jonathan Carlson, Neurosurgeon, Inland Neurosurgery and Spine & John Cahill, DBS Therapy Consultant, Boston Scientific and Bionic Brain Club
Week 10: 3/12/24: Dr. Karin Duncan, NMD, CDA Healing Arts & Dr. Laurie Mischley, NMD Naturopathic Medicine

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Questions? Need Assistance?
Contact Kristine Pedigo, Director of Programs
kristine@nwpf.org
360-305-8297

Our online and in-person programs are FREE to you because of the dedication of our partners, instructors, and generous donors. Thank you for helping to support our mission, so that no one walks the Parkinson’s journey alone.

 

Organizer

NW Parkinson’s Foundation
Phone
1-877-980-7500
Email
Kristine@nwpf.org
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