Global Neurology Forum: Diagnosing and Managing Parkinson’s Disease Globally

The Global Neurology Forum series provides an opportunity for learning and dialogue about the diagnosis and management of neurological conditions. The Forum aims to help participants from across the globe, including in remote areas, respond to challenges in brain health.

Join us for a 90-minute program by videoconference (Zoom) or in-person at University of California, San Francisco with presentations plus discussion and Q&A. RSVP by Friday, January 18, 2019 for Zoom link and details.

SpeakerMaya Katz, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

Participants will:

•    Learn about the clinical evaluation of a tremor, distinguishing forms of tremors, and basic approaches to management

•    Understand global epidemiology of Parkinson’s Disease and variation in strategies for treatment

•    Discuss barriers to treatment, including availability of common medications

Note: This month’s Forum is geared towards participants in Burundi. 

The Forum is intended for those interested in improving their understanding of brain health and approaches to neurological care. The program will be in English with translation of key remarks as-needed.

There is no cost to participate.

Sponsored by the UCSF Global Teleneurology Service & Global Brain Health Institute

Questions? Contact:

Wednesday, January 23 at 8:00am to 9:30am

Mission Hall, 1406
550 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

Event Type

Lecture/Seminar, Academic


School of Medicine


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff, Alumni


Mission Bay


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Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology
Contact Info

Camellia Rodriguez-SackByrne,