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Harnessing the power of the hub

Published: Aug 22nd, 2018

MBI members discuss how the service and science hub specialty care model is working at the Fixel Center.

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Dr. Michael Okun discusses living with Parkinson’s

Published: Aug 8th, 2018

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.

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Reaction to Alan Alda revealing he has Parkinson’s disease

Published: Jul 31st, 2018

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.

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Suspected link between Parkinson’s and diabetes

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.

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Parkinson’s medications linked to issues with impulse control

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.

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Diabetes linked to risk for Parkinson’s disease

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.

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Dr. Okun named recipient of 2018 ASENT Presidential Award

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.

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Brain injury program gets creative support

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.

Dr. Michael S. Okun hosts Reddit Science AMA

Published: Nov 3rd, 2017

Okun answers Reddit users’ questions about Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

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Advocacy in dysphagia management: A neurologist’s perspective

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 […]