This program is hosted by the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University – a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence, in collaboration with the Parkinson’s Foundation Georgia Chapter.
*This is a virtual program, taking place live, using the online Zoom platform. Instructions on joining the webinar are provided after registering.*
Saturday, May 21, 2022, | 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET

Join us as we address the intersection of LGBTQ+ and Parkinson’s disease communities. We will hear from members of the LGBTQ+ community who are living with Parkinson’s disease, specifically as it relates to identity, access to care, and finding community support and resources. Together, we will explore ways to improve Parkinson’s healthcare and delivery to LGBTQ+ patients and decrease health disparities, while promoting cultural competencies and cultural humility among healthcare providers. We will explore Parkinson’s medications and therapies and their impact on the LGBTQ+ community.

This program is open to people with Parkinson’s, members of the LGBTQ+ community, health care and social services providers, and anyone else interested in learning more about health advocacy and improving healthcare and social services to LGBTQ+ individuals living with Parkinson’s.

Speakers include:

Sherrill Wayland, MSW (She/Her/They)
Director of Special Initiatives, SAGE (Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders)

Roshni Patel, MD
Movement Disorders Neurologist, Jesse Brown VA / Adjunct Appointment at Rush

Dr. Søren Estvold MD, MPH (He/His/Him)
Family Medicine / AU Physician Expert on LGBTQ Health, August University

Annie Brooks (Wallis), MSW (She/Her/Hers, They/Them/Theirs)
Director of Education, Parkinson’s Foundation

Matthew Kridel, PhD (He/Him)
Health Psychologist, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University*

Lance M. Wilson, MSS, LSW, C-SWHC, ASW-G (He/Him)
Social Worker / Education & Outreach Coordinator, Jefferson Health’s Comprehensive Parkinson’s & Movement Disorder Center*

Martha Anne Tudor, M.Ed., NCC, LAPC (She/Her/Hers)
Mental Health Professional, Health Editor, WebMD

Allise L Riney (She/Her/They)
Pastor, The Way CSRA

*Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence

There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. This program is open to people with Parkinson’s, their family, friends and the community.

Click here for additional information and registration details.

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