OUR CALENDAR

August 10th; 1:30 PM

Advisory Board Meeting - TBD

Support Group Meeting - 

In-person in the auditorium at the Health and Wellness center.

September 14th; 1:30 PM

Advisory Board Meeting - TBD

Support Group Meeting - 

In-person in the auditorium at the Health and Wellness center.

UPCOMING GUEST SPEAKERS

August 10th, 2021 - DYL Hospital - LSVT Big and Loud

Nicole Dennison, OTR/L is a practicing occupational therapist with 9 years of clinical experience. Nicole earned her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Temple University. Nicole is a skilled practitioner who primarily treats in outpatient neurological program. Nicole is certified in LSVT BIG. LSVT BIG trains people with Parkinson disease to use the body more normally..

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September 14th- Dr. Jill Giordano Farmer DO, MPH, is an assistant professor of neurology and director of the Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorder Program at Global Neurosciences Institute. She is board certified in neurology.

As the first movement disorder specialist with GNI, Dr. Farmer has developed a comprehensive movement disorder program to address medical management, surgical management and rehabilitation strategies for patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. 

Breakthroughs

Dr. Farmer developed clinics for botulinum toxin therapy to treat dystonia and spasticity, as well as deep brain stimulation to manage Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia.

Dr. Farmer was the first movement disorder specialist in New Jersey to use Duopa, the newest surgical intervention for Parkinson’s disease.

Education and training

  • Medical school: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine

  • MPH: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson School of Public Health

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Entrance to Health and Wellness Center
VIA auditorium
VIA Auditorium

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