Parkinson’s Pointers: “Parkinson’s and Hospitalization” Re-Screening Webinar by Dr. Stephen Grill

november, 2018

28nov11:30 amParkinson's Pointers: "Parkinson's and Hospitalization" Re-Screening Webinar by Dr. Stephen Grill

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Please Join us for lunch and a re-screening of the PFNCA’s Parkinson’s Pointers Webinar Lecture

“Parkinson’s and Hospitalization” Presented By: Dr. Stephen Grill

Getting hospitalized can be a stressful and difficult time for anyone. There are specific issues that frequently come up when a person with Parkinson’s Disease is hospitalized. These include problems with getting medications on time and with mobility in the hospital. In addition, there are interactions between other medical conditions and Parkinson’s which must be considered. It is important for persons with Parkinson’s to have a “hospitalization plan” set up ahead of time. This presentation will address these issues and more.

Dr. Stephen Grill is an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University and Founding Chair of the Medical Advisory Board of the Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area (PFNCA). He received a PhD in Neuroscience and an M.D. from Northwestern University. In addition to his professorship, Dr. Grill participates in additional leadership roles, including Medical Adviser for both the Greater Washington Support Group of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation and the Howard County Chapter of the National Ataxia Foundation. He is a member of the Society for Neuroscience and the Movement Disorder Society. Dr Grill’s practice, Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Center of Maryland, is located in Elkridge, Maryland.

The Kensington Falls Church is proud to partner with the Parkinson’s Foundation of the National Capital Area and to be a host for the PFNCA Parkinson’s Pointers Webinar Lecture Series.

Questions: Contact Kitty Janney (703-844-1078)

Time

(Wednesday) 11:30 am

Location

The Kensington Falls Church

700 West Broad Street

Organizer

Kitty Janney

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