Note:  These videos are for educational purposes only, and are not meant to be, or replace, medical advice. Please consult with your physician about your treatment regimen.

Webinars:

Tele-Health Physiotherapy: Keep Moving On-Line
Karla Andrews
Owner, Andrews In-Home Physiotherapy

Sleep and Fatigue in Parkinson’s Disease
Dr. John Paulseth

Medications and Parkinson’s (Please note recording error: Audio begins 3 minutes into the webinar)
Greta Mah
Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist

Advanced Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease
Dr. Devin Hall
Movement Disorder Neurologist, Hamilton General Hospital
Assistant Professor, McMaster University

Reducing Risk of Falls in People Living with Parkinson’s – A Physiotherapist’s Perspective
Karla Andrews
Registered Physiotherapist

Understanding Motor Symptoms in Parkinson’s
Dr. Camila Aquino

What is Parkinson’s?
Dr. Quincy Almeida
Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education; Director, Sun Life Financial Movement Disorders and Rehabilitation Centre

Parkinson’s Dementia – What to Know
Susan Cuming
Public Education Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Haldimand Norfolk

Sleep in Parkinson’s Disease and Improving Diagnosis
Abdulla Al Jaja, Neuroscience PhD Student, Western University
and
Erind Alushaj, 2018 PSSO Graduate Student Scholarship Recipient, Western University

Living Well with Parkinson’s – My Story
Larry Gifford
Senior Program Director and Manager of Talk & Talent for Corus Vancouver

10 Commandments to Caregiving
Kim Hill
Registered Social Worker

Genetics of Parkinson’s Disease
Dr. Matthew Farrer
Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia

Holistic Approaches for Parkinson’s
Dr. Maria Shapoval
Faculty, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Supervisor, Brampton Naturopathic Teaching Clinic

Music and Parkinson’s
Emily Ready, PhD Candidate, Rehabilitation Sciences
Health and Human Performance Lab/Music & Neuroscience Lab, Western University

Driving and Parkinson’s: When the Rubber Hits the Road
Drs. Jeff Holmes and Liliana Alvarez, Assistant Professors, School of Occupational Therapy, Western University

Management of Drooling in Parkinson’s
Dr. Barbara Connolly, Neurology (Movement Disorders), Hamilton Health Sciences Assistant Professor, McMaster University

Medication Usage in Parkinson’s
Dr. Galit Kleiner, Medical Director, Jeff and Diane Ross Movement Disorders Clinic
Assistant Professor, Neurology, University of Toronto

Depression and Parkinson’s
Dr. Shawn Hayley, Graduate Chair of Neuroscience, Carleton University

Cognitive Functioning in Parkinson’s Disease
Dr. Gloria Grace, Neuropsychologist, Grace & Harnadek Neuropsychology
NOTE: slides will begin at 2:04 of the presentation

Vision Research and Parkinson’s
Dr. Elizabeth Irving, Professor, School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Waterloo

Spinal Cord Stimulation Research in Parkinson’s
Olivia Samotus

 

Fall 2019 Regional Conference Presentations:

Cognitive and Emotional Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease
Dr. Gloria Grace
Department of Psychology and Clinical Neurological Sciences University Hospital, LHSC

Understanding Stem Cells for Disease Modeling and Regenerative Medicine Approaches in Parkinson’s Disease
Dr. Scott Ryan
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph

New Treatment Options for Parkinson’s Disease
Dr. Mandar Jog
Movement Disorders Specialist
Director, Movement Disorders Clinic, London Health Sciences Centre, London

Playing in the Sandbox Together
Dave Levac
Former MPP for the Riding of Brant
Public Leadership for Change Distinguished Visiting Professor at McMaster University

Arm Chair Discussion
Dr. Mandar Joag and Dave Levac

 

Fall 2018 Regional Conference Presentations:

Be Safe: Reducing Fall Risk and Improving Mobility
Dr. Jim Frank
Professor Emeritus, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo

Comprehensive Interprofessional Parkinson’s Care
Dr. Joyce Lee, MD
Roula Mandas, SW
Renee Heitner, PT
Greta Mah, RPh

 

Fall 2017 Regional Conference Presentations:

Dr. Jeff Holmes

Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, Western University, London

Optimizing Environmental Adaptations for the Enhancement of Agency and Independence

Dr. Mandar Jog

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

Update in Parkinson’s Research

Dr. Mandar Jog and Dr. Dwight Stewart

Movement Disorders Specialists

Parkinson’s Hot Topics: Ask the Experts

John Baumann

Inspiring Success Speaker & Author: Decide Success

Positively Un-Shake-Able: What You Can Do to Succeed in Living the Best Life Possible

 

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