Webinars:

Medical Marijuana
Jonathan Zaid, Founder and Executive Director, Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM)

Aware in Care
Vaughn Edelson, Director of Education, National Parkinson Foundation, a division of the Parkinson’s Foundation

 

Spring 2017 Regional Conference Presentations:

Dr. Siyaram Pandey

Biochemistry PhD, University of Windsor

Update on Parkinson’s Research

Dr. Amer Burhan

Geriatric Neuropsychiatrist, St Joseph’s Health Centre, London

Dementia in Parkinson’s

Robert Baittie

Author of Tremors in the Universe

Imagining a New Parkinson’s

 

WALK-IT for Parkinson’s

 

Fall 2016 Regional Conference Presentations:

Dr. Quincy Almeida

Director, Sun Life Financial Movement Disorders Research & Rehabilitation Centre, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo

New Approaches to the Identification and Treatment of Mechanisms Underlying the Symptoms of Parkinson’s

Dr. Barbara Connolly

Neurology (Movement Disorders), Hamilton Health Sciences; Assistant Professor, McMaster University

What are Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s?  Information & Strategies to Help You Manage These Symptoms

Tim Hague

Professional Speaker & Parkinson’s Advocate, Winner Season One – The Amazing Race Canada

Live Your Best

Katherine Serniwka, Lerners LLP
Legal Consideration for your Will

 

Spring 2016 Regional Conference Presentations (audio):

Dr. Bryan Young

Emeritus Professor of Neurology and Neurocritical Care, Western University

New Developments and Understanding Parkinson’s

Dr. Mary Jenkins

Associate Professor of Neurology, Western University

Stepping Out With Confidence:  Improving Gait & Balance in Parkinson’s

Jackie Doummar

Program Outreach Promoter SW CCAC Self Management Program

SW CCAC – Management Program:  Getting the Most from Your Healthcare Appointment

Ute Poechman
Exercise Enthusiast
Parkinson’s and Exercise: From Head to Toe

 

Fall 2015 Regional Conference Presentations (audio):

Dr. Jessica Grahn

Associate Professor in the Brain and Mind Institute and the Department of Psychology, Western University, London

Music and Movement in Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. Mandar Jog
Director, Movement Disorders Clinic, London Health Sciences Centre, London

Update on Parkinson’s Research

Dr. Mandar Jog
Director, Movement Disorders Clinic, London Health Sciences Centre, London

Hot Topics in Parkinson’s

Dr. Soania Mathur

Family Physician, Parkinson’s Speaker, Ajax

Empower Yourself to Live Well With Parkinson’s Disease


Spring 2015 Regional Conference Presentations (audio):

Dr. Jeff Holmes

Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, Western University, London

Enhancing Independence: Assistive Technology and the Role of the Occupational Therapist

Dr. Mary Jenkins

Movement Disorders Neurologist, London Health Sciences Centre, London
Associate Professor of Neurology, Western University, London
Stepping Out with Confidence: Improving Gait and Balance in Parkinson’s Disease

Kelly Ould

Registered Massage Therapist, Lambton College, Sarnia
A Touch of Massage: Benefits to Those with Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. Chris Hudson

Professor/Associate Director for Research Optometry & Vision Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo
A High Tech Look at Parkinson’s and the Eye

 

Fall 2014 Regional Conference Presentations (audio):

Dr. Mandar Jog

Director, Movement Disorders Clinic, London Health Sciences Centre, London

Treatment Update in Parkinson’s

Dr. Dwight Stewart

Movement Disorders Specialist, Cambridge Neurology, Cambridge

Parkinson Symptom or Medication Side Effect

Cathy McNorgan

Physiotherapist / Master Trainer, Urban Poling, Kitchener

Urban Poling and Parkinson’s

Dr. Amer Burhan

Geriatric Neuropsychiatrist, St. Joseph’s Health Care, Chair and Asst. Professor, Western University, London

Psychiatric Issues in Parkinson’s: A Focus on Mood and Anxiety

 

Spring 2014 Regional Conference Presentations (audio):

Angela Roberts

Speech-Language Pathologist, London Health Sciences Centre, London
Through the Looking Glass: Communication in Parkinson’s Disease from Multiple Perspectives

Dr. Quincy Almeida

Director, Sun Life Financial Movement Disorders Research & Rehabilitation Centre, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo
Freezing: How a Mysterious Clinical Phenomenon Can Enhance Our Understanding of Parkinsonism’s

Dee Preikschas Brown

Person Living with Parkinson’s, Kitchener
Not Defined By Diagnosis: Your Power to Rise Above the Label

Tim Hague Sr. Winner of the Inaugural Season of Amazing Race Canada

Second Annual Kool 105.3 Parkinson Golf Classic
Click here to view his amazing presentation

 

Webinar Presentation – May 20, 2014:

Michael Ravenek

Adjusting to Life with Young-Onset Parkinson’s Disease


Webinar Presentation – March 6, 2014:

Dr. Anurag Tandon
Associate Professor,
Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto

The Ability of Alpha-Synuclein to Spread from Neuron to Neuron

 

Spring 2013 Regional Conference Presentations (audio):

Dr. Quincy Almeida
Director, Sun Life Financial Movement Disorders Research & Rehabilitation Centre, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo

A New ‘View’ into Parkinson’s: How Sensory Systems Help Us Understand & Treat Movement Deficits

Shelley Adams
Registered Dietician, South Grey-Bruce Health Services, Hanover, Kincardine, Walkerton and Durham Sites

Life in Balance: The Importance of Proper Nutrition With Parkinson’s

Dr. Sandi Spaulding
Professor, School of Occupational Therapy, Western University, London
&
Michael Ravenek
PhD Candidate, School of Occupational Therapy, Western University, London

Understanding and Reducing Fall Risk in Parkinson’s

 

Fall 2012 Regional Conference Presentations:

Dr. Mandar Jog

Parkinson’s Tremors: Tips and Strategies to Managing Symptoms

Dr. Rick Paulseth

Understanding Fatigue and Parkinson’s

Dr. Jessica Grahn

Rhythm in the Brain: How Music Can Affect Movement