Michael S. Okun, MD, will enter into a discussion based on his new book, Parkinson'sTreatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life. The book addresses how to live well with Parkinson’s and all of the new and emerging therapies.
DATE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
TIME: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Bethany Lutheran Church
4500 E. Hampden Ave.
Englewood, ColoradoRSVP: Parkinson Association of the Rockies at 303-830-1839 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael S. Okun, MD, is currently Administrative Director and Co-director of the Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration which is part of the Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases, the McKnight Brain Institute, and the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Okun is dedicated to an interdisciplinary care concept. Since 2006, he has served as the National Medical Director for the National Parkinson Foundation.
Dr. Okun has dedicated much of his career to the development of care centers for people with movement disorders. He has enjoyed a prolific research career and he has participated in pioneering studies exploring the cognitive, behavioral, and mood effects of deep brain stimulation
Dr. Okun is considered a world’s authority on Parkinson’s disease both in the areas of clinical care and in research. He has answered over 20,000 patient questions on the National Parkinson Foundation free forum, Ask the Doctor.
Michael S. Okun, MD, received his B.A. in History from Florida State University, and his M.D. from the University of Florida. He completed an internship and Neurology residency at the University of Florida. Following residency he was trained at Emory University in movement disorders.
Sponsored by the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus School of Medicine