Parkinson’s Disease: Educational Events

The OHSU Parkinson Center and Movement Disorders Program offers a wide range of programs to help you live your best life with Parkinson’s disease.

Newly Diagnosed With Parkinson’s workshop

Posed photo: workshop leaders Pat and Dan Baker (left), who have lived with Parkinson’s for more than a decade, and physician assistant Shannon Anderson

Our Newly Diagnosed with Parkinson’s workshop can enable you to meet with experts, get answers to your questions and learn about support and resources. 

Essential Tools for Managing Parkinson's Disease

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This workshop series is designed to help Parkinson’s patients and families who are living with mid-stage Parkinson’s.

  • July 16
  • Oct. 29, check back for details

CarePartner Connections

Happy older couple, outdoors

The Parkinson's Foundation has shifted the 2020 Care Partner Summit to online-only for safety amid the coronavirus outbreak. 

Parkinson's research open house

Dr. Joseph Quinn, seated in his lab at a microscope, hard at work

Join us at a free open house to hear about the future of Parkinson's research, to learn about OHSU studies that are currently enrolling, and to talk to OHSU researchers. The event will be at Portland's Mittleman Jewish Community Center.

  • Aug. 6, check back for details

Options & Opportunities annual symposium

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Our 36th annual symposium will be at the Portland Downtown Waterfront Marriott. This half-day program will focus on the early stages of Parkinson's disease.

  • Sept. 19, check back for details

Parkinson's disease awareness

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April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. This year, we want to encourage everyone in the PD community to plan for PD and to share ways that help improve your everyday life with Parkinson's.