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Your Health Lecture Series

The Your Health Lecture Series is a collaborative community event sponsored by Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and its community partners throughout the state. 

All events are free and open to the public.
Questions? Contact Niki Lechner at 616-234-2694.

Parkinson’s Disease: Current and Future Therapies

Wednesday, November 6 at 7 PM

Bay de Noc Community College, Student Center Conference Room 525
2001 N. Lincoln Road, Escanaba

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Join Dr. Caryl Sortwell for an informative conversation about Parkinson’s disease. You’ll learn about:

  • The major pathology and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
  • The difference between symptomatic and disease modifying treatments
  • Ongoing research initiatives for disease modification

Caryl E. Sortwell, PhD
Professor of Translational Neuroscience
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Series Sponsors
Bay College and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Parkinson’s Disease: Current and Future Therapies

Thursday, November 7 at 7 PM

Northern Michigan University, Reynolds Recital Hall
Lee Hall Drive and 7th Street, Marquette

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Join Dr. Caryl Sortwell for an informative conversation about Parkinson’s disease. You’ll learn about:

  • The major pathology and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
  • The difference between symptomatic and disease modifying treatments
  • Ongoing research initiatives for disease modification

Caryl E. Sortwell, PhD
Professor of Translational Neuroscience
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Series Sponsors
Superior Health Foundation, UP Health System - Marquette, Northern Michigan University and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Exploring the Latest in Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care

Monday, November 11 at 6:30 PM

Grand Valley State University | L. William Seidman Center’s Loosemore Forum
50 Front Avenue SW, Grand Rapids

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Join a panel of experts for an informative conversation about Alzheimer’s disease. You’ll learn about:

  • Differentiating between dementia and healthy brain aging
  • The prevalence of dementia/Alzheimer’s and its impact on communities
  • The linkages between research and care interventions

Rebecca Davis, PhD, RN
Associate Dean for Research & Scholarship
GVSU Kirkhof College of Nursing

Nicholas M. Kanaan, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Translational Neuroscience
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Mary McPhail-Ciufo, DO
Section Chief
Spectrum Health Behavioral Neurology

Series Sponsors
Spectrum Health, Grand Valley State University and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Parkinson’s Disease: Current and Future Therapies

Wednesday, November 6 at 7 PM
Bay de Noc Community College

Parkinson’s Disease: Current and Future Therapies

Thursday, November 7 at 7 PM
Northern Michigan University

Exploring the Latest in Alzheimer's & Demenita Care

Monday, November 11 at 6:30 PM
Grand Valley State University