Questions and Answers with PD Expert: BEND
Friday, October 18, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PDT)
Questions and Answers with Dr. Jeff Kraakevik
Date: Friday, October 18th
9:00 am - 10:00 am
St. Charles Medical Center, Bend
2500 NE Neff Road
Bend, OR 97701
Heart Center Conference Room
Please join us for this informal question and answer session where we will have the opportunity to hear from Dr. Jeff Kraakevik, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology and movement disorder specialist with the Parkinson Center of Oregon at OHSU.
Dr. Kraakevik will be in Central Oregon to talk to physicians in the early morning and we are happy to announce that he has added a special chance for people with Parkinson's, carepartners, and family members to hear him speak before he heads back West. Don't miss this opportunity to have your questions answered and learn about the latest information in PD research and treatment!
This program is coordinated by the Central Oregon Parkinson's Countil and Parkinson's Resources of Oregon with huge thanks to Dr. Jeff Kraakevik and St. Charles Medical Center.
Bio for Dr. Jeff Kraakevik:
Dr. Kraakevik earned his medical degree from the University of Iowa and his fellowship in the Movement Disorders from Oregon Health and Science University (2004-2006).
He joined the OHSU movement disorders faculty in 2006 and is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurology. Dr. Kraakevik holds the unique distinction of being a former high school teacher. He has followed this trajectory of educator and currently heads up the development of medical student and resident education for the OHSU department of Neurology and VA Medical Center where he holds a joint appointment.
Dr. Kraakevik's research interests include gait and balance problems of Parkinson's disease as well as research that explores the best teaching practices in medical education.
Parkinson's Resources of Oregon has been providing hope and help to people impacted by Parkinson's disease for over 30 years.
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