Following Alan Alda’s announcement that he has Parkinson’s, Dr. Michael Okun explains in an article for The Conversation that it’s a livable disease, but there’s a critical shortage of doctors to treat it.
Daniel Hoh, M.D., associate professor of neurosurgery, was featured in stories by WCJB TV20 and The Independent Florida Alligator about the new UF Health Comprehensive Spine Center.
MBI members played key roles in development of new UF Health Comprehensive Spine Center.
Michael Okun, M.D., neurology chair and medical director of the National Parkinson's Foundation, comments on actor Alan Alda revealing that he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease three-and-a-half years ago in USA Today and the New York Daily News.
Andres Pumariega, M.D., chief of child and adolescent psychiatry, participated in a National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month town hall discussion covered by The Gainesville Sun.
MBI members are among the panelists for Seeing Through Stroke, a discussion about the intersection of stroke and art at the Harn Museum.
Bill Gates recently invested in a venture fund to improve diagnostic testing for Alzheimer's. Steven DeKosky, M.D., discusses the importance of an early diagnosis for patients and researchers.
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.
Glenn Smith, Ph.D., ABPP-cn, chair of the department of clinical and health psychology, recently commented on the state of Alzheimer's disease research in a Citrus County Chronicle feature story.