Parkinson’s Disease…more than Motor Symptoms

by Patty Jenkins

If you are like a lot of people, when you hear the words Parkinson’s Disease you are likely to think of someone who has shaking arms and/or hands or other involuntary bodily movements. That is usually just the tip of the iceberg for people who have this disease. The Parkinson’s Association of Santa Barbara and the Ventura Parkinson’s Disease Support Group are pleased to announce a joint meeting with a presentation by Neal S. Hermanowicz MD on Tuesday March 12th from 2:15PM to 3:30PM at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay at Arroyo, Santa Barbara. We invite you to take this opportunity to hear Dr. Hermanowicz talk about the many facets of Parkinson’s Disease and his clinical and trial experiences treating this very individualized disease.

Dr. Hermanowicz is a board certified neurologist with fellowship training in Movement Disorders. He is a Professor of Neurology, and Director of the UC Irvine Program for Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders. Dr. Hermanowicz is also the Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Neurology at UC Irvine.

Dr. Hermanowicz spends the majority of his time in patient care and is also engaged in clinical research, clinical trial and education. He has published numerous articles that can be found on, the National Library of Medicine – National Institutes of Health and other medical journals.

The Ventura Parkinson’s Disease Support Group and the Parkinson’s Association of Santa Barbara (PASB) welcome the public along with our Group members, their care-partners and new friends who find themselves navigating the challenges of Parkinson’s Disease and other neurological conditions. We want to thank Acadia Pharmaceutical for sponsoring this important and informative meeting.

Refreshments will be served and reservations are not required. There is plenty of free parking where the March 12th meeting will be held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church; 4575 Auhay at Arroyo; Santa Barbara. Directions: Driving north on 101, exit at Hwy 154 and turn left at State Street. Travel on State until you pass under the RR tracks. Continue for 3 blocks and turn left onto Auhay Drive. On Auhay, turn left onto Arroyo.  Drive 1 block and turn left into the church parking lot. The meeting is in the first building on your left. For more information feel free to call PASB at 805-683-1326 or Patty at 805-766-6070. The Ventura Parkinson Disease Support Group will resume regular meetings at our Ventura location on April 10th.

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