|9:00-9:30||Doors and Exhibits Open - Pre-registration Required|
|9:30‐9:45||Introductions and Welcome – Main Auditorium
Donald Ingram, Ph.D., Professor, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Steven Heymsfield, M.D., Executive Director, Pennington Biomedical
Gerald Calegan, M.D., The NeuroMedical Center
|9:45‐10:15||Exercise in Parkinson’s Patients: Is it Worth the Sweat?
Cynthia Comella, M.D.
Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
|10:15‐10:45||Deep Brain Stimulation as a Treatment for Parkinson's Disease
Gerald Calegan, M.D. and Paul Waguespack, M.D.
Neurologists, The NeuroMedical Center, Baton Rouge, LA
|10:45‐11:15||Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson’s Disease
Glenn Kidder, M.D.
Neurologist, The NeuroMedical Center, Baton Rouge, LA
|11:15‐11:45||Q & A/Morning speakers will answer questions
|11:45-12:30||Lunch - boxed lunch provided for all PRE-REGISTERED guests: Register!|
|12:30-1:00||You are NOT Parkinson’s: Reclaiming Positive Perspective
John Baumann, J.D.
Author of “DECIDE SUCCESS” and “Roadmap to Success“
|1:00-1:30||“Moving it” to Improve Physical Function in Parkinson’s Disease
Jan Hondzinski, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Kinesiology
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
|1:30-2:00||New Look at an Old Problem: Dopamine & Parkinsonism
Michael Salvatore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Toxicology and Neuroscience
LSU Health Science Center, Shreveport, LA
|2:00-2:30||Q & A/Afternoon speakers will answer questions