Neuro Challange Foundation/SMHCS Fall Speaker Symposium
8:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Sarasota Memorial Hospital's
Institute For Advanced Medicine Education & Resource Center 5880
Rand Blvd. Sarasota,FL Half mile West of I-75 off Clark Road
Neuro Challenge Foundation Presents
Latest Clinical Data: Parkinson’s Above the Neck: The Non-Motor Aspects of
Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, degenerative neurological disorder
that affects one in 100 people over the age of 60. During its four years of providing cutting-edge
research by world-renowned physicians to Sarasota’s Parkinson’s community,
Neuro Challenge Foundation has empowered those living with Parkinson’s disease
to live life to their fullest.
Neuro Challenge Foundation,
Inc. and Sarasota Memorial Health Care System will present four distinguished
speakers on October 12th, 2013 with the latest information on these
secondary factors of Parkinson’s disease:
Dr. Jody Abrams, Sarasota Retina Institute:“Visual
Disorders and Parkinson’s Disease” Dr. Abrams specializes in both
neuro-ophthalmology and oculoplastic surgery and is a practicing physician at
the Sarasota Retina Institute.
Dr. Marc Levy, Sarasota Retina Institute:“Visual
Disorders and Parkinson’s Disease” Dr. Levy became Board-Certified by the
American Board of Ophthalmology in October 1986 and is a Fellow of both the
American Academy of Ophthalmology as well as the North American
Dr. Dean P. Sutherland, Southeastern Center for
Parkinson Disease:“Understanding the Link between Depression
and Parkinson’s Disease” Dr. Sutherland is board-certified in Adult
Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Sutherland earned a Master's degree and
Ph.D. in Neuroscience. During this
training, Dr. Sutherland received several prestigious awards for teaching from
faculty and from peers at FSU and at UF.
Today, he is an Assistant Professor and the Clerkship Director for the
Clinical Neurology at The FSU College of Medicine in Sarasota.
Dr. Andrew Keegan, Roskamp Institute Memory Center:“Memory Loss
and Dementia” Dr. Keegan is the Associate Director of the Roskamp Institute
Clinic which focuses on the clinical research, diagnosis, management and
treatment of neurological, neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders.
Participants will have
opportunities for a question and answer session with the physician speakers.