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Refuting Claims Regarding Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton and Parkinson’s Disease!

Published: September 11th, 2016

Category: News and Events

The National Parkinson Foundation has received several questions about whether Hillary Clinton has Parkinson’s disease (PD).

The allegations that Hillary Clinton suffers from Parkinson’s disease have been reviewed by NPF’s National Medical Director, Michael S. Okun, MD, and by others from NPF’s Centers of Excellence network and been unanimously dismissed by every Parkinson’s expert who has weighed in.

“I have reviewed the video footage and some of the recent claims that Hillary Clinton is suffering from Parkinson’s disease. Video analysis and a review of available information does not in any way support a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease,” stated Dr. Okun. “This recent flurry of misinformation on social media provides a great opportunity for the public to be educated on the many features of Parkinson’s disease.”

 

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