Research Nurse Coordinator, Clinical Core
Becky Dunlop R.N., M.S.N., Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Parkinson’s Disease Center, a National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence, has 32 years of experience as a registered nurse. For the majority of her career she has worked with individuals with chronic illness, including 17 years devoted to the care of people with Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders.
Providing care to the chronically ill is a major challenges in United States health care. Nursing and medical research, professional medical care, dissemination of information, proper chronic disease management, educational programs, and psychosocial support help individuals and families meet this challenge. With that goal in mind, Becky strives to provide individuals and their families with the knowledge and tools necessary to successfully manage movement disorders and improve their quality of life.
She has led the organization and development of educational and supportive programs and identified community resources to help create a regional referral network. The development of the Johns Hopkins Community Outreach and Education Center engages the community and facilitates collaboration, enhancing available services and augmenting the tripartite mission of the Center.
Additionally, Becky assists the Movement Disorders faculty with clinical research activity, including regulatory management, recruitment and implementation of protocols.
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