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To help you and your loved ones navigate life with Parkinson's, a movement disorder specialist discusses Parkinson's research and care through blogs and videos.

Dr. Rachel Dolhun.

Meet Dr. Dolhun

Rachel Dolhun is a fellowship-trained movement disorder specialist, board-certified neurologist and vice president of medical communications at The Michael J. Fox Foundation.


  • Two friends sitting in a doctor's office.

    Ask the MD: Build Connections to Ease Loneliness and Take Control in Parkinson’s

    Recently diagnosed or progressing Parkinson’s can feel lonely or isolating. But many find connecting with others is a way to ease symptoms and take control.

  • Podcast: Putting the Parkinson's Puzzle Together

    Podcast: Being a Care Partner in Parkinson’s (Ask the MD Video)

    Hear from our on-staff movement disorder specialist about the latest in Parkinson’s care and research.

  • Ask the MD: Being a Care Partner in Parkinson’s

    In this Ask the MD video, Dr. Dolhun offers tips on how Parkinson’s care partners can best care for their loved ones and themselves.

  • Doctor with Patients

    Ask the MD: Mental Health Professionals and your Parkinson’s Care Team

    A mental health professional can help ease common mood symptoms such as depression and anxiety with medication, talk therapy and other treatments.

  • Ask the MD Video: Medical Marijuana and Parkinson’s Disease

    Medical marijuana is legal in several states, but evidence of benefit in Parkinson’s is inconclusive. Hear more from Dr. Dolhun in our latest Ask the MD video.

  • Navigating Cognitive Changes in Parkinson's Disease guide.

    New Guide: Navigating Cognitive Changes in Parkinson’s Disease

    Many people worry about thinking and memory changes. A new resource by Dr. Dolhun offers information and tips to help you understand and ease these symptoms.

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