Thank You! Empowerment Day 2023 was an incredible success!

A day-long event designed to Empower you as you live your best life with Parkinson’s.

The Parkinson’s Association of San Diego wishes to thank all Empowerment Day attendees, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors, volunteers, the Marina Village, San Diego Running Company, Voice and Video Rentals, Ranch Events, and our Empowerment Day Planning Committee for a terrific event on Wednesday, November 29, 2023.

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All the 2023 Empowerment Speakers:

Welcome, Introductions,
Live Well Proclamation

Overview of Parkinson’s
Nelson Hwynn, D.O.

Jonathan Schwartz
Living in Awe

Exercise and Int’l Treks
Sherrie Gould, N.P.

Non-Motor Symptoms of PD
Katie Longardner, M.D.

Parkinson’s Medications
Brenton Wright, M.D.

Deep Brain Stimulation
Adam Burdick, M.D.

Advanced Therapeutics
Justin Nowell, M.D.

Value of Joining a Support Group
Paul Dawson

Value of Joining Tremble Clefs
Matt Ignacio

Exercise and Parkinson’s
Kristine Negrete, DPT and
Jessie Agrimis, DPT

Be Your Own Best Advocate
Andrea Lee, P.A.

Genetic Testing Pros and Cons
David Coughlin, M.D.

Alternative Medicine
Stephanie Lessig, M.D.

Gut/Brain Connection
and Microbiome
Marty Acevedo, R.D.

Rock Steady Boxing
Mike Reeder

Research and the Future
Pipeline in PD
Zach Rosensweet, D.O.