Eastern Iowa Parkinson’s Conference Agenda

8:00-8:45            Registration, Exhibitor Hall

8:45-9:00            Welcome

9:00-10:00          Physician Keynote – Dr. Ergun Uc, Professor of Neurology, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

10:00-10:45       Topics We Sometimes Forget About: Nutrition, Pelvic Floor + Sleep – Jessica Schroeder, Expedition Wellness and Emily Summerfield, Occupational Therapist + Clinical Team Lead

10:45-11:15       Break, Exhibitor Hall

11:15-12:00       Breakout sessions for persons with Parkinson’s and care partners

  • Mental Health and MindfulnessKate Thompson, Occupational Therapist, On With Life
  • Caregiver BurnoutLaura Carlson, Clinic Coordinator, On With Life

12:00-12:45       Lunch, Exhibitor Hall

12:45-1:45          Therapeutic Interventions & Why They Work – Paula Duve, Physical Therapist + Clinical Team Lead, On With Life and Chandler Yokley, Speech-Language Pathologist, On With Life

1:45-2:45            PD ResourcesSusan Callison, Director, APDA and Cynthia Letsch, Letsch Law Firm

2:45-3:15            Break, Exhibitor Hall

315-3:30             Door Prize Drawing       

3:30-4:30            Making Your Team – Important Players for Parkinson’s Treatment – Tammy Miller, Director of Outpatient Services, On With Life & Gail McGaughy, Physical Therapist + Clinical Team Lead, On With Life

4:30       Closing Remarks