Published: Jul 16th, 2018
Michael Okun, M.D., UF neurology chair and medical director of the National Parkinson’s Foundation, recently commented in a news story released by South Africa’s health24 on the link between diabetes and Parkinson’s disease.
Published: Jun 25th, 2018
Michael Okun, M.D., neurology chair and medical director of the National Parkinson’s Foundation, comments on the link between impulse-control issues and Parkinson’s medications in Health magazine.
Published: Jun 13th, 2018
Michael Okun, M.D., chair of neurology and National Parkinson’s Foundation medical director, weighs in on new Parkinson’s research in Health Magazine.
Published: Feb 26th, 2018
Chair of neurology Michael S. Okun, M.D., has been named the recipient of the 2018 American Society for Experimental Neurotherapeutics Presidential Award.
Published: Jan 25th, 2018
Cindy LaRoe, M.D., had to give up her medical practice and her other passion — cycling — after an accident while racing left her with a traumatic brain injury.
Published: Nov 3rd, 2017
Okun answers Reddit users’ questions about Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.
Published: Jul 5th, 2016
Physicians play a critical role in dysphagia management, even though swallowing may not have been included in their medical training. This installment of the podcast Down the Hatch, hosted by UF speech […]
Published: Jun 7th, 2016
While Muhammad Ali knocked out a slew of boxing greats inside the ring, his toughest battle was that against Parkinson’s disease. Michael Okun, M.D., chair of the UF Department of Neurology […]
Published: Nov 1st, 2011
Chronic neurological diseases — Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Huntington’s disease, neuromuscular disease, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy, to mention only a few — afflict millions of […]