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Ask the Expert: Coronavirus & Parkinson’s

On Wednesday, April 8 at noon ET Dr. Okun presented on Facebook live a Q&A for the National Parkinson’s Foundation and answered YOUR questions about Parkinson’s disease and hospitalization.  He gave  tips about what to do if you or your loved one with PD is hospitalized and how to get…

Neurologic manifestations of COVID-19 and other severe respiratory viral contagions

SCCM Pod-410 COVID-19 Neurologic Manifestations Review neurologic manifestations of COVID-19 and other severe respiratory viral contagions (Robinson C, et al. Crit Care Explor. 2020;2:e0107) with host Ludwig H. Lin, MD, and author Christopher P. Robinson, DO, MS. In their discussion, they touch on Identifying primary and secondary neurological manifestations…

Showing our Support to Front-Line Health Care Providers!

The UF Health Neuromedicine Clinic stayed after hours Wednesday to show their appreciation for our front-line health care providers and to support our patients with some sidewalk art at the entrance of the UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine Hospitals. See other images at: pic.twitter.com/56Ek8wKGV8…

Life and Coronaviruses

By Jean Cibula, MD, FAES Well, this isn’t quite the item that I had planned to write.  My original intention was to talk about diets for the New Year. Obviously, I procrastinated. Maybe next time. I’m sure everyone is following the news about COVID- 19. We at the University of Florida…

What Parkinson’s patients should know about COVID-19

A new U.S. News and World Report story highlights efforts by University of Florida experts Drs. Michael Okun & Frederick Southwick to educate patients with Parkinson’s about COVID-19. Access the article and view the Parkinson’s Foundation‘s Facebook Live videos: …

ONLINE: Ask the Expert: Facebook Live Q&A with Dr. Okun

Join us on Wednesday, March 25 for a live Q&A with our National Medical Director Dr. Michael S. Okun! Dr. Okun will be answering YOUR questions about Parkinson’s disease and the COVID-19 coronavirus, and give you tips about the precautions you and your loved ones should take to stay healthy.

Coronavirus and Parkinson’s disease

On Wednesday, March 18, University of Florida experts Michael S. Okun, M.D., chair of neurology, and Frederick S. Southwick, M.D., an infectious disease expert, led a Parkinson’s Foundation Facebook Live event answering questions from the Parkinson’s community about how coronavirus and impacts patients and their families. See the video of…