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Are Parkinson’s Patients More Vulnerable to the Effects of Cardiovascular Risk: A Neuroimaging and Neuropsychological Study

Published: Feb 14th, 2017

Dr. Michael Okun has recently been published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society.   His article “Are Parkinson’s Patients More Vulnerable to the Effects of Cardiovascular Risk: A Neuroimaging […]

The most important thing you’re not discussing with your doctor

Published: Feb 8th, 2017

By Melissa Armstrong, MD, Assistant Professor, Neurology, University of Florida Written for The Conversation Politicians and policymakers are discussing what parts of the Affordable Care Act to change and what […]

Exercise can alleviate symptoms of Parkinson’s, reduce risk of falls

Published: Feb 8th, 2017

“I pretty much never see a Parkinson’s disease patient without recommending exercise,” said Dr. Michael Okun, medical director of the Parkinson’s Foundation. He is also chairman of neurology at the […]

The human subthalamic nucleus and globus pallidus internus differentially encode reward during action control.

Published: Feb 2nd, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Foote and Okun on the publication of “The human subthalamic nucleus and globus pallidus internus differentially encode reward during action control,” which was published in Human Brain […]

Reminder!

Published: Feb 1st, 2017

A Photographer will be availableI on the following dates/times to take ID badge photos. 2/3 – 7am-11am and 12pm-4pm – MBI Ground Floor Main Lobby 2/10 – 7am-11am and 12pm-4pm – […]

Join UF Health for National WEAR RED DAY!

Published: Jan 29th, 2017

February 3rd from 9-12:30 to help raise awareness about heart disease. The event will be held in the UF Health Shands Hospital Atrium and will focus on prevention of heart […]

The visual kinetic depth effect is altered with Parkinson’s disease

Published: Jan 23rd, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Heilman and White on the publication of The visual kinetic depth effect is altered with Parkinson’s disease in Parkinsonism & Related Disorders January edition. Abstract Background People with […]

UF Health Spine Symposium – Save the Date!

Published: Jan 13th, 2017

The University of Florida departments of neurosurgery, neurology, pain management, physiatry and interventional radiology will be presenting the 2017 UF Health Spine Care Conference on February 11, 2017 at the Evelyn […]

Congratulations on your new publication!

Published: Dec 19th, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Foote, Okun and Ward on the publication of “Six-Nine Year Follow-Up of Deep Brain Stimulation for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.”  The article was published in the December 8th edition […]

Congratulations Nikolaus R. McFarland, MD

Published: Dec 16th, 2016

On the publication of “A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of coenzyme Q10 in Huntington disease,” which was published in Neurology’s December edition.   ABSTRACT Objective: To test the hypothesis that […]