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Aug 13, 2012, 14:49 ET
APDA President and CEO Leslie Chambers.  (PRNewsFoto/American Parkinson Disease Association)

American Parkinson Disease Association Taps Leslie Chambers for Top Administrative Office

 Leslie Chambers has been named the President and CEO of the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA). She succeeds Joel Gerstel, who has...

Apr 15, 2011, 08:55 ET
G. Frederick Wooten, MD, has been named Scientific & Medical Affairs Advisor of the American Parkinson Disease Association.  (PRNewsFoto/American Parkinson Disease Association)

American Parkinson Disease Association Names G. Frederick Wooten Jr., MD Scientific & Medical Affairs Head

G. Frederick Wooten Jr., MD, former chairman of the Department of Neurology at the University of Virginia (UVA), Charlottesville, and an...

Jan 13, 2010, 11:35 ET

APDA Launches First-of-its-Kind Parkinson's Rehab Resource Center

The 1-888-606-1688 "helpline" will connect callers with Boston University licensed physical therapists Helping people who have Parkinson's...

Sep 14, 2009, 06:00 ET

APDA/NPF Young Onset Parkinson's Conference Series Kick-Off in Dallas, October 23-24

Flexible Program Schedule & Live Webcasting to Increase Participation The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) National Young...

Apr 14, 2009, 12:00 ET

New Young Onset Parkinson's Disease Web Site Goes Live

The American Parkinson Disease Association Becomes Only Major Parkinson's Organization to Launch Web Site Exclusively for People with Young Onset...

Dec 08, 2008, 15:11 ET

APDA Elects Joel A. Miele Sr. National Board Chairman and CEO

Joel A. Miele Sr. was elected as the American Parkinson Disease Association's (APDA) seventh president yesterday (Sun., Dec. 7) at its annual...

Nov 18, 2008, 09:00 ET

Dennis Dickson, MD, to Receive APDA's Fred Springer Award

Dennis Dickson, MD, professor of laboratory medicine/pathology at Mayo Clinic's College of Medicine, has been selected as the American...

Jul 07, 2008, 01:00 ET

American Parkinson Disease Association Awards More Than $3.7 Million to Research

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) has announced its 2008 research awards, which...

Nov 11, 1997, 00:00 ET

Illinois Residents with Parkinson's Disease to Descend on State Capitol for Passage of Pioneering Legislation

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois residents suffering from Parkinson's disease will gather in the state Capitol on Wednesday,...