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Movement Disorder Symposium

Register today to learn more about the latest in the management of movement disorders from experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine and other health organizations in Maryland.

When: Saturday, November 8, 2014

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Location:
BWI Airport Marriott
1743 W. Nursery Rd
Linthicum, MD 21090

Contact: Bailey Vernon, 410-616-2811, bvernon1@jhmi.edu

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Symposium Agenda

Time

Event

Presenter

8 a.m.

Registration

 

8:50 a.m.

Welcome Announcements

 

9 a.m.

Foundations of Brain Pathology: Developing an Understanding of Movement Disorders

Codrin Lungu, M.D.

9:30 a.m.

The Genetics of Movement Disorders

Sonja Schultz, M.D.

10 a.m.

The Science Behind Building Brain Pathways: Discussion of Neuroplasticity

Mark Hallett, M.D.

10:30 a.m.

Break

 

10:45 a.m.

The Role of the Patient Advocate in Research

Panel Discussion

11:15 a.m.

Patient Perspective on How to Effectively Manage a Movement Disorder

Panel Discussion

11:45 a.m.

Question & Answer Session with the Specialists

 

12:15 p.m.

Movement Disorder Networking Lunches: (choose one)

  • Parkinson's Disease (General networking lunch)
  • Parkinson Plus Syndromes (PSP, CBD, MSA) (Alex Pantelyat, M.D. and Shawn Smyth, M.D.)
  • Dystonia (Zoltan Mari, M.D.)
  • Essential Trmor (Stephen Grill, M.D.)
  • Ataxia (Liana Rosenthal, M.D. and Joseph Savitt, M.D., Ph.D.)

 

1:50 p.m.

Breakout Sessions: Choose from the presentations below for breakout session #1 at 1:50 p.m. and breakout session #2 at 2:50 p.m. Space may be limited; selections are first come, first served. There will be a 20 minute break at 2:30 p.m.

  • Tips for Mobility, Balance and Vocal Health (Celia Bassich, Ph.D., C.C.C.-S.L.P. and Carla Smith, P.T., N.C.S.)
  • Cognitive Functioning (Session #1 only) (Jason Brandt, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.)
  • Depression and Anxiety (Session #2 only) (Gregory Pontone, M.D.)
  • Dance Demonstration (Ellen Talles, L.C.S.W.-C., B.C.-D.M.T.)
  • Sleep (Rachel Salas, M.D.)
  • Future Planning (Deborah Shpritz, PhD., R.N.)
  • Deep Brain Stimulation (William Anderson, M.D., Ph.D and Stephen Grill, M.D., Ph.D.)
  • Driving (Jan Crye, O.T.R./L., C.D.R.S.)
  • Vision (Alex Christoff, C.O.)

 

3:30 p.m.

Program concludes

 

 

Movement Disorder Symposium

Our November 8 Symposium was a great success, with the latest in the management of movement disorders from experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine and other health organizations in Maryland. Here's a recap.

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