2013’s – 7th Annual Parkinson’s Symposium

If you or a family member are affected by Parkinson’s Disease you’ll definitely want to attend this conference:

Dr Georgia Lea, David Houghton, MD and the Ochsner Neurology Movement Disorders Dept. present:

Ochsner’s 7th annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium 2013

It’s being held on Saturday, April 6th, the Brent House Conference Center at Ochsner Medical Center, 1514 Jefferson Hwy.

The schedule of events include:

  • 8:30 am: Welcome breakfast
  • 9:00 am: Guest Speaker: Beverly Ribaudo
  • 10:00 am: Jay Rao, MD: Introduction to PD and Parkinsonism
  • 10:30 am: Roger Smith, MD, Ted Weyand, MD: DBS Surgery for PD
  • 11:00 am: David Houghton, MD: Dementia, Hallucinations and Depression
  • 11:30 am: Stuart Busby, MD: Sleep Problems in PD
  • 12-1pm: Lunch-time and open tables (Fair)

Afternoon Break-out sessions (1-3pm):

  • Nutrition and PD: Jeanine Latham RD
  • Caretakers: What can I do to help?: Lynn Eckhardt, GNP
  • Exercise, Physical Therapy and PD: Care Physical Therapy
  • DBS Surgery for PD: Jerry White, Medtronics Representative
  • Making yourself understood: Speech and PD; Charlotte Ducote, PhD, CCC SLP

Come out and learn how to take control of Parkinson’s.