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UofL Physicians – Neurology – Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Presents Winter Lunch and Learn Speaker Series

UofL Physicians – Neurology – Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders presents this monthly series. The events are free, but registration is requested. The lunch and learns take place from noon to 1 p.m. at the Bill Collins Parkinson’s Resource Center at Frazier Rehab Institute, 220 Abraham Flexner Way. Call 502-582-7654 to register

Friday, Jan. 19

“Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease”

Diane Stretz-Thurmond, MED, CRC

Diane Stretz-Thurmond graduated from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s in business and communications, and received her master’s in educational psychology and counseling from UofL. Diane is a certified rehabilitation counselor with special training in Parkinson’s disease and has more than 20 years of experience in social services and case management. Diane is the clinical case manager for the UofL Movement Disorders Clinic and assists patients and families with locating appropriate resources in the community, offers information and counseling and provides educational and psychological support needed to cope with a chronic illness. 

Friday, Feb. 16

Parkinson’s Diesease Medications: What’s New and in the Pipeline?

Victoria Holiday, MD

Dr. Holiday is a neurologist and Movement Disorders Specialist at the UofL Physicians Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Clinic. She is a native of eastern Kentucky, studied medicine at the University of Kentucky and completed her residency in neurology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. She finished a two-year fellowship in movement disorders at Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Holiday will provide an overview for those who recently were diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, address best management of symptoms and ways how to optimize your health. 

Thursday, Mar. 29

Bill Collins Symposium for Parkinson’s Disease 2018

Rudd Heart and Lung Building Conference Center

The 2018 Bill Collins Symposium for Parkinson’s Disease, supported through the Jewish Hospital and St. Mary’s Foundation, is a collaboration of the UofL Physicians and Frazier Rehab Institute. Speakers from our interdisciplinary Movement Disorders Clinic will provide insights into a variety of topics affecting patients with Parkinson’s disease. This free symposium is scheduled from 9:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. We ask that attendees register by Mar. 26 by calling 502-582-7654 or emailing

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