The Victory Summit Symposia Series

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Since 2008, more than 10,000 people with Parkinson's and their care partners have attended The Victory Summit® symposia.

The Victory Summit –
Twin Cities, MN

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pay it forward The Victory Summit   <br>Twin Cities, MNThe Davis Phinney Foundation and our Minnesota partners hosted The Victory Summit on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Grace Church. 675 people from around the state and surrounding areas joined us to learn about how to live well with Parkinson’s today.

Topics:

  • Parkinson’s Research Update
  • Living Well with Parkinson’s
  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery
  • Interactive movement breaks and exercise sessions
  • Panel discussions with both local and national experts

AGENDA

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Polly Dawkins, Davis Phinney Foundation
Jerrold Vitek, MD, PhD, University of Minnesota
10:15 – 10:25 Movement Break: Music Therapy
Sandra Holten, MT-BC, NMT Fellow
Struthers Parkinson’s Center
10:25 – 10:55 Parkinson’s Research Update: Marching Upward and Onward
Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
10:55 – 11:15 Coffee & Connection Break
11:15 – 11:25 Movement Break: Assistance Dogs: Providing a Pawsitive Outlook on PD
Can Do Canines
11:25 – 11:55 The PD You Don’t See: Cognitive and Non-Motor Symptoms
Joanne Hamilton, PhD, ABPP-CN
Advanced Neurobehavioral Health of Southern California
Poway, California
11:55 – 12:35 Exercising for the Rest of my Life
Matt Ford, PT, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
12:35 – 1:20 Lunch
1:20 – 1:35 Presentation of the Davis Phinney Foundation Local Hero Award
1:35 – 1:45 Dancing with Parkinson’s
Kristina de Sacramento, Capistrant Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders
1:45 – 2:15 The Importance of Social Capital
Al Condeluci, PhD
United Cerebral Palsy of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2:15 – 2:30 Moments of Victory
Davis Phinney, Founder, Davis Phinney Foundation
Boulder, Colorado
2:30 – 2:40 Break
Browse exhibitors and move to breakout sessions
2:40 – 3:20 Breakout Sessions: Track One

Session A: Parkinson’s Q&A
Moderated by David Tullar, PA-C, HealthPartnersJoanne Hamilton, PhD, ABPP-CN, Advanced Neurobehavioral Health of Southern California
Matt Ford, PT, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Paul Tuite, MD, University of Minnesota
Session B: Is Deep Brain Stimulation for Me?
Jerrold Vitek, MD, PhD, University of Minnesota
Jon McIver, MD, HealthPartners
Terry Smith
Session C: Parkinson’s Advocacy
Amy Comstock Rick, JD, Parkinson’s Action Network
Washington, DC
Session D: Parkinson’s and Intimacy
Brian Zamboni, PhD, University of Minnesota
Session E: Planning for the Future with YOPD
Moderated by Tanya Rand, MSW, LCSW, Capistrant Center for Parkinson’s Disease
Daniel Stewart, MA, JD, PhD, Minnesota Disability Law Center
Jackie Hunt Christensen
3:35 – 4:15 Breakout Sessions: Track Two

Session A: Debunking the Myths of Clinical Trials
Moderated by Lily Cappelletti, Michael J. Fox Foundation
New York, New YorkMartha Nance, MD, Struthers Parkinson’s Center
Christa Raszkowski, SoCRA Certified, University of Minnesota
Kim Erickson, Parkinson Disease Foundation Advocate
Libbe Erickson, Parkinson Disease Foundation Advocate
Session B: Pain and Parkinson’s
Anthony Santiago, MD, University of Minnesota
Roxanne Julius, PT, DPT, MTC, Capistrant Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders
Jackie Hunt Christensen
Session C: Medication Management
Julia Johnson, MD, HealthPartners
Session D: Care for the Care Partner
Susan Gangsei
Joan Hlas, LSW, Struthers Parkinson’s Center
Session E: Interactive Exercise Session: Rock Steady Boxing
Erin McGee, CTRS, Capistrant Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders
Maria Walde Douglas, PT, Struthers Parkinson’s Center

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LOCAL HERO AWARD

Read about our Twin Cities Local Hero: Liz Ogren.

 

With generous support from our sponsors:


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[R.S.]