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Community Symposium

‚ÄčThe UCSD Parkinson and Other Movement Disorders Center hosts an annual symposium for community members facing Parkinsonism.  Our goal is to bring together experts from a variety of fields to give you the latest information on diagnosis, treatment and overall wellbeing.


2021 Virtual Symposia Series

This year we have transformed our annual community event into a series of webinars.  Each month will cover a different theme and include presentations from experts along with time for questions.

Registration is required for each event via the links below. 

Day 1: Saturday, March 13, 2021 10:30am-11:35am  

Overview of Parkinson's Disease with Dr. Irene Litvan and Dr. Stephanie Lessig.

The recording of this presentation is now available by clicking here.


Day 2: Saturday, April 10, 2021 10:30am-11:35am

Non-motor Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease with Dr. Dawn Schiehser and Dr. Katherine Longardner

The recording of this presentation is now available by clicking here.


Day 3: Saturday, May 15th 2021 10:30am-12:00pm

Parkinson's Disease Treatment Options with Dr. David Coughlin, Dr. David Barba and Dr. Ece Bayram

The recording of this presentation is now available by clicking here


Day 4: Saturday, June 19th 2021 10:30am-12:00pm

A discussion of SPEAK OUT! with speech language pathologist Susan Neese and exercise as medicine with Doctors of Physical Therapy Kristine Negrete and Jessie Agrimis.

Register here


Day 5: Saturday, July 10th 10:30am- 11:35am

A discussion of experimental therapies as well as non-traditional therapists with Dr. Brent Wright and Dr. Caitlin Mulligan.

Register here


Day 6 TBD


2019 Symposium: PD Outside the Box


Please click through the links below to access our 2019 presentations.