September 30, 2017
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Registration from 7:30 – 8 a.m. Program begins at 8 a.m.

Space is limited. A breakfast and light refreshments will be provided.

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Conference Schedule

Time Presenter
7:30 – 7:55 a.m. Registration
7:55 – 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction: Pradeep Bollu, MD
8:00 – 8:55 a.m. Parkinson’s Disease 101
Raghav Govindarajan, MD
8:55 – 9:50 a.m. Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia
David Beversdorf, MD
9:50 – 10:45 a.m. Parkinson’s Disease and Sleep
Pradeep Bollu, MD
10:45 – 10:55 a.m. Break | Light Refreshments will be served
10:55 – 11:50 a.m. DBS and Duopa
Junaid Siddiqui, MD
11:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. How Support Groups Help Us Cope — And They Do!
Patsy Ponder Dalton
12:05 – 1:00 p.m. What Makes Life Meaningful?
Laura King
1:00 – 1:15 p.m. Closing/Q&A

2017 Presenters

Raghav Govindarajan, MD 
University of Missouri Health Care, Neurosciences
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Presenting: “Parkinson’s Disease 101”

David Beversdorf, MD  
University of Missouri Health Care, Neurosciences
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Presenting: “Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia” 

Pradeep Bollu, MD 
University of Missouri Health Care, Neurosciences
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Presenting: “Parkinson’s Disease and Sleep”

Junaid Siddiqui, MD  
University of Missouri Health Care, Neurosciences
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Presenting: “DBS and Duopa”

Patsy Ponder Dalton 
Co-facilitator of the Columbia Parkinson’s Support Group,
Co-founder and co-facilitator of the Lake of the Ozark Parkinson’s Support Group
Presenting: “How Support Groups Help Us Cope – And They Do!”

Laura King, PhD 
Distinguished Professor of Psychological Services, University of Missouri
Presenting: “What Makes Life Meaningful?”