Do you have Parkinson's Disease? Do you want to learn more and share your story?
April is Parkinson's Awareness Month Join us for an evening with Dr. Ray Dorsey
University of Rochester Medical Center on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 7-9 pm at the Chandler Young VFW Post 8162 at 7 Lyon's Lake Road, Nassau, NY to discuss this very important disorder and the potential effects of the Dewey Loeffel Landfill.
Dr. Dorsey is investigating new treatments for movement disorders and ways to improve the way care is delivered for individuals with Parkinson's Disease and other neurological disorders. He believes that a large proportion of Parkinson's Disease is preventable. He wants to hear stories of those affected by Parkinson's and their proximity to the Dewey Loeffel Landfill, and will share what he knows about others who are afflicted, the relationship to some environmental chemicals, and what individuals might want to do to lower their risks or what health screening they may want to consider. For more information, please contact Melody Howarth at: 518.766.9324 Dr. Ray Dorsey is David M. Levy Professor of Neurology and Director of the Center for Health - and Technology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Dorsey's research has been published in the leading medical, neurology, and economic journals and has been featured on National Public Radio, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Collaborators include Johns Hopkins University, Pfizer, Teva, IBM. MC10. Apple, the Michael J. Fox Foundation, the West Health Institute, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, and the National Institutes of Health. In 2016 he received the Health Care Achievement Award in Health Care Innovation sponsored by the Rochester Business Journal, and in 2015, he received the White House "Champion of Change" for Parkinson's Disease Award.