Ronald Pfeiffer Serves on Parkinson’s Foundation Online Seminar

Ronald F. Pfeiffer, MD, professor and vice chair of the Department of Neurology UTHSC, will serve as a faculty member for a Parkinson’s Disease Foundation national online seminar known as PD ExpertBriefing.

Ronald F. Pfeiffer, MD, professor and vice chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will serve as a faculty member for a Parkinson’s Disease Foundation national online seminar known as PD ExpertBriefing.

Dr. Pfeiffer will present an online educational seminar titled, “Understanding the Progression of Parkinson’s” to a live online audience on Tuesday, June 26, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., ET. It is the last of a series of six free online seminars hosted by the foundation and will discuss how Parkinson’s Disease progresses. It will also provide practical tips on how to plan for the future. The seminar can be viewed at www.pdf.org/parkinsononline.

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) supports scientific research and ideas that will improve the lives and futures of people who are touched by Parkinson’s disease. Since its founding in 1957, PDF has invested more than $127 million in research, education and advocacy programs. For more information, visit www.pdf.org

As the flagship statewide academic health system, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service. In 2011, UT Health Science Center celebrated its centennial: 100 years advancing the future of health care. Since its founding in 1911, UTHSC has educated and trained more than 53,000 health care professionals on campuses and in health care facilities across the state. For more information, visit www.uthsc.edu.