APDA American Parkinson Disease Association
Information & Referral Center

2012 Events
Organized by the Stanford APDA I&R Center


October 13, 2012 - 8am to 5pm
Crowne Plaza SFO, Burlingame

8:00am Check-in, Continental Breakfast, Visit Exhibitor Tables
9:00am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Robin Riddle, Coordinator, American Parkinson Disease Association Information & Referral Center at Stanford
9:15am Overview of Atypical Parkinsonism:  Diagnostic Criteria, Overlapping Types, Biomarkers
Irene Litvan, MD, Tasch Professor in Parkinson Disease Research and Director of the UC San Diego Movement Disorder Program
10:05am Q&A with Dr. Litvan
10:30am Break and Visit Exhibitor Tables
10:50am Breakout Sessions by Disorder (determined upon registration)

Treatment of and Research on Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB)
Geoff Kerchner, MD, PhD, Neurologist and Neuroscientist at Stanford's Center for Memory Disorders and Stanford University School of Medicine

Treatment of and Research on Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Adam Boxer, MD, PhD, Neurologist at UC San Francisco’s Memory and Aging Clinic

Treatment of and Research on Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)
Kathleen Poston, MD, MS, Movement Disorder Specialist at Stanford University’s Movement Disorders Center

Treatment of and Research on Corticobasal Syndrome/Degeneration (CBS/CBD)
Irene Litvan, MD, Director of UC San Diego’s Movement Disorder Program
11:35am Q&A in Breakout Session
Noon Lunch (optional seating by disorder) and Visit Exhibitor Tables
1:00pm Movement, Balance, and Exercise in Atypical Parkinsonism Disorders
Erica Pitsch, PT, DPT, NCS, UC San Francisco’s School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
1:40pm Q&A with Dr. Pitsch
2:10pm Break and Visit Exhibitor Tables
2:30pm Swallowing and Speech in Atypical Parkinsonism Disorders
Megan DePuy, MBA/HCM, MS, CCC-SLP,  Senior Speech-language Pathologist at Stanford’s Outpatient NeuroRehabilitation Department
3:10pm Q&A with Ms. DePuy
3:35pm Resilience and Coping Strategies in the Face of Atypical Parkinsonism Disorders
Donna Schempp, LCSW, Consultant, Caregiver Services, Dementia Planning
4:25pm Q&A with Ms. Schempp
4:45pm Closing Remarks and Evaluations
Optional Connections by Geography


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