Empowerment 2021 Agenda

December 1, 2021
Marine Village Conference Center
1936 Quivira Way
San Diego, CA 92109

7:45 Check-In Opens

8:45-9:00 – Welcome and introductions. Award presentation

9:00-9:10 –Overview of PD – Nelson Hwynn, D.O.

9:10-9:20 – Happiness in aging – Jonathan Schwartz

9:20-9:40 – Attitude and exercise – Sherrie Gould, FNP

9:40-10:00 – Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) – David Barba, M.D.

10:00–10:15 – Rock Steady Boxing – Teresa Hodge and Mike Reeder

10:15-10:45 – Break and exhibitor fair

10:45-11:05 – Environmental toxins and PD – Sherrie Gould, FNP

11:05 -11:25- Medications for PD – Brenton Wright, M.D.

11:25-11:30 – Stretch with Danica Edelbrock, MS, Exercise Physiologist

11:30 -11:50 – Speaker panel

11:50 – 11:55 – Introduction to Support Groups – Paul Dawson

11:55 – Introduction to Tremble Clefs – Matt Ignacio

12:00-1:05 – Lunch, Exhibitor Fair & Tremble Clefs presentation

1:05-1:30 – Alternative Medicine – Stephanie Lessig, M.D.

1:30-1:50 – Non motor and sleep in PD – Abigail Lawler, M.D.

1:50-3:00 – Caregiver Breakout

1:50-3:00 – For PD patients while caregivers are in breakout. All PD sessions in main room (see below).

1:50- 2:10 – LSVT BIG – Christina Dinh

2:10-2:30 – Audibility – Lindsay Zehren, MT-BC

2:30-2:50 – Yoga – Danica Edelbrock, MS, Exercise Physiologist

3:00-3:25 –Research and future Pipeline in PD – Melissa Houser, M.D.

3:25-3:45 – Speaker Panel and Closing Remarks