8th Annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium

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Join the University of Colorado Movement Disorders Center for the 8th Annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium.

This symposium is designed for people with Parkinson’s disease, care partners, and families. Health care professionals and anyone interested in learning more about Parkinson’s disease are welcome.

This event is given by a team of experts to update the community about Parkinson’s disease including topics such as medication and therapy overviews, gut-brain connection, nutrition for Parkinson’s disease, the role of palliative and supportive care, and research updates.

The 2021 symposium is virtual and free, but registration is required. Please register here.

The University of Colorado Movement Disorders Center was designated by the Parkinson’s Foundation as a Center of Excellence in 2019.

08:30 AM | Virtual Resource Fair
09:00 AM | Welcome and Introductions
09:10 AM | Parkinson’s Foundation Overview
09:20 AM | Medications & Therapies Overview & Updates Alex Baumgartner, MD
09:50 AM | Nutrition and Exercise Jeanne Feuerstein, MD
10:05 AM | Break
10:15 AM | Surgical Interventions for Parkinson’s disease Dan Kramer, MD
10:35 AM | Gut, Brain, and PD Trevor Hawkins, MD
11:00 AM | Break
11:10 AM | Palliative & Supportive Care Christina Vaughan, MD
11:35 AM | Research Updates Emily Forbes, DO
12:00 N | Virtual Resources Fair

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The schedule is tentative and is subject to change.

Hallucinations and Delusions in Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. Korsmo will be discussing the various manifestations of hallucinations and delusions, when they might occur in relation to a disease itself or as a medication side effect and how providers approach specific treatments.

Dr. Michael Korsmo is a fellow at the University of Colorado Movement Disorders Center. He completed medical school at Tulane University and his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

While in residency, Dr. Korsmo created and launched the school’s first Global Health Neurology rotation with the first site in Malawi. He also served as Chief Resident of Education where he restructured the introductory “Boot Camp” and Morning Report sessions. Beyond Movement Disorders, his interests include education, clinical reasoning, and global and rural health.

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Meeting ID: 821 5752 7805
Passcode: 000328