Parkinson Educational Symposium 2017

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American Parkinson Disease Association Wisconsin Chapter Symposium  

Friday, November 10, 2017
12 pm- 4:30 pm 

517 Grand Canyon Drive
Madison WI 53719


12-12:45 p.m.
Registration, box lunches, and exhibit booths

1:00-1:30 p.m.
Sheryl Hursh, APDA WI Chapter President  presents chapter updates & 2017 Volunteer Awards

1:30-2:30 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Art Walaszek: Anxiety, Depression, and Coping Mechanisms for Mental Health in Parkinson's Disease 

2:30-2:45 p.m. Break

2:45-4:00 p.m.
Health Care Professional Panel 

4:00-4:30 p.m.
PWR! Exercise Class 

About Keynote Speaker: Dr. Art Walaszek 

Dr. Art Walaszek is a board-certified geriatric psychiatrist and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School, completed psychiatry training at the University of Washington in Seattle, and completed a fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Dr. Walaszek is Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development, and Director of Psychiatry Residency Training at the University of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry.  He oversees medical education in Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He co-chairs the University of Wisconsin Health Resident Wellness Subcommittee. His educational work has been recognized with a UWSMPH Dean's Teach Award and an ACGME Parker Palmer Courage to Teach Award, both in 2014.

Cost: $25

Health Care Panel

* Curt Campbell, physical therapist at Dean Outpatient Center; topic: physical therapy 

* Dr. Mangin, medical director of American Parkinson Disease Association Wisconsin Chapter and movement disorder specialist at UW; topic: sleep, GI, and medications

* Donna Weihofen, clinical nutritionist; topic: nutrition and protein interactions

At the event, there will be boxed lunches with an assortment of ham, turkey, and roast beef sandwiches on wheat bread or croissants. The lunches will include whole fruit, chips, cookie, and an assortment of soda or bottled water. If you need a vegetarian option which is a grilled veggie & hummus wrap, please email the APDA WIsconisn Chapter by Friday November 3rd at apdawi@apdaparkinson.orgThank you! 

Thank you to our Sponsors!


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$3,260.00 Raised

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UW Health & Unity Health Insurance

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