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Julie H. Carter, R.N., M.S., A.N.P.

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Specialty:
Neurology
Special Interest:
Parkinson's & Movement Disorders
Accepting Patients:
Yes
Languages:
English

Biography

Co-Founder and Associate Director of the OHSU Parkinson Center of Oregon (PCO) and Movement Disorders Program.

Director of Education and Outreach for PCO

Ms. Carter received her B.S. and Masters degrees at OHSU. She joined the OHSU movement disorders faculty in 1979 and is currently a Professor of Neurology.

As Director of Education and Outreach she has developed many innovative programs to improve the lives of patients and families who live with Parkinson's disease. She is a popular speaker locally and nationally on a variety of topics related to the care of people and their families who have Parkinson's disease.

Her research interests include multiple clinical trials with a special interest in neuroprotective therapies. Other research interests include the impact of PD on family caregiving, the benefit of Pilates in Parkinson's disease, how best to deliver the diagnosis of PD, and the end-of-life experience in Parkinson's disease.

Ms. Carter's clinical practice, education, and research are dedicated solely to people and their families with Parkinson's disease.

Education

  • Degree:
    M.S., Oregon Health Sciences University, 1976

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