2021 Fall Minnesota Symposium

Thank you to everyone who participated in any of the APDA Minnesota Fall 2021 Virtual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium.  We would also like to thank all of our esteemed speakers for sharing their PD expertise with our audience, we are so grateful for their commitment to the PD community.

Below is the agenda for the event and speakers as they appear on the video.

9:00 – 9:05 AM – Welcome
Anushka Shiell, APDA Minnesota Information & Referral Coordinator

9:05 – 9:50 AM – DBS Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease
Kyle Nelson, MD, Metropolitan Neurosurgery

9:50– 9:55 AM – Break

9:55 – 10:40 AM – Beyond Sinemet: New Medications in Parkinson’s Disease
Natalie Heinrich, PharmD, MHealth Fairview

10:40 – 10:45 AM – Break

10:45 – 11:30 AM – Improving Independence with Daily Activities Using Assistive Technology
Matthew White, OTR/L, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

11:30 – 11:35 AM- Closing
Anushka Shiell, APDA Minnesota Information & Referral Coordinator



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