Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert Series

InMotion’s Ask the Expert education series on movement disorders will help you learn more about your disease, state-of-the-art Parkinson’s disease research, and ongoing issues of concern.

Advancing the Understanding and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease Through Clinical Trial Participation

Presented by Jay L. Alberts, Ph.D., Vice Chair of Innovations, Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute

Dr. Alberts’ research is focused on understanding the effects of neurological disease or injury on motor and cognitive function and developing disease-specific interventions to improve motor and cognitive performance. This talk focuses on ways participation in clinical trials can help researchers with treatments for PD. Dr. Alberts founded Pedaling for Parkinson’s and has worked to establish more than 125 Pedaling for Parkinson’s programs across North America.

To view a recording of Dr. Alberts’ presentation, please click here.

To view Dr. Alberts’ slides, please click here.

The Impact of Plant-Based Nutrition on Chronic Disease

The Impact of Plant-Based Nutrition on Chronic Disease was hosted jointly by InMotion and The Gathering Place, and presented by Stephanie Hopkins, dietician at The Gathering Place. Stephanie discussed plant-based nutrition and how diet can be used as a tool to help manage chronic diseases and conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and cancer. The presentation concluded with a cooking demonstration before opening for questions and answers. To a view a recording of the presentation, please click here.

To view Stephanie’s presentation, please click here. To view the recipe Stephanie shared, please click here.

Research Updates in Parkinson’s Disease

Click here to view Dr. Yu’s presentation on Thursday, August 26, 2021, titled: ” Research Updates in Parkinson’s Disease”

Xin Xin Yu, M.D. is a Movement Disorders neurologist in the Neurological Institute’s Center for Neurological Restoration at Cleveland Clinic. She received her medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 2011, and completed a Neurology Residency and 2-year Movement Disorders Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. She is an active member of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society and the American Academy of Neurology. In May 2021, Dr. Yu joined InMotion’s Board of Directors.

Thriving Through Uncertainty: Collective Resilience on the Other Side of the Pandemic

Françoise Adan, MD, is University Hospitals’ Chief Whole Health and Well-Being Officer and the Director for the University Hospitals’ Connor Integrative Health Network. With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Adan encourages clients and patients to understand the critical connection between the mind, body and spirit. She is a frequent presenter on the importance of utilizing integrative medicine to maintain optimal health.

Click here to view Dr. Adan’s presentation on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, titled: “Thriving Through Uncertainty: Collective Resilience on the Other Side of the Pandemic”

Measuring Parkinson’s Disease

Steven Gunzler, MD, is a neurologist in University Hospitals Neurological Institute Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders Center at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. He is also an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Click here to view Dr. Gunzler’s presentation on Thursday, May 13, 2021, titled: “Measuring Parkinson’s Disease”

Advanced Therapies for the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease, from DBS to Focused Ultrasound: the Cleveland Clinic Experience

July 7, 2020 – Ask The Doctor: Dr. Ben Walter

The Many Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease and What To Do About Them

June 1, 2020 – Ask The Doctor: Dr. Jori Fleisher   | Powerpoint