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OHSU Parkinson Center Sponsors Outreach Symposium in Tri-Cities

WHAT:          “Challenges & Champions: Outreach Symposium on Parkinson's Disease,” a seminar presented by the Oregon Health & Science University Parkinson Center of Oregon. Parkinson’s experts will discuss managing a broad array of symptoms as well as treatment and research innovations for patients and families.

Featured experts include John Nutt, M.D., director of the OHSU Parkinson Center of Oregon, and Julie Carter, A.N.P., the center’s associate director, both are internationally recognized clinician-researchers in Parkinson’s disease.

The OHSU Parkinson Center of Oregon is among the nation’s top Parkinson’s disease research and treatment centers. Parkinson’s affects an estimated 1.5 million adults in America, including such well-known people as Mohammad Ali, Michael J. Fox, and Janet Reno.

WHEN:          1 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, April 9, 2009

WHERE:        Three Rivers Convention Center, 7016 W. Grandridge Blvd, Kennewick, Wash.

DETAILS:     The event is $10, and scholarships are available. For more information or to register, call either Sara Duran at OHSU Parkinson Center, 503-494-7231, or The Neurological Resource Center, 509-943-8455.

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