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Community Symposium

The UC San Diego 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 well-being.

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 day.

Day 1: Saturday, March 13, 2021

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

The recording of this presentation is now available.

Day 2: Saturday, April 10, 2021

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

The recording of this presentation is now available.

Day 3: Saturday, May 15, 2021

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

The recording of this presentation is now available.

Day 4: Saturday, June 19, 2021

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.

The recording of this presentation is now available.

Day 5: Saturday, July 10, 2021

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

The recording of this presentation is now available.

Day 6: Saturday, August 14, 2021

The recording of this presentation is now available.