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Ask the MD

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.


  • 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.

  • Set of weights next to blacks sneakers, a scale and blue ball.

    Ask the MD: A Team Approach to Parkinson’s Fitness

    A Parkinson’s exercise specialist or class can help manage symptoms and boost medication benefit. Learn how to add exercise to your treatment plan.

  • Two people wearing sneakers walking.

    Ask the MD: What Is Vascular Parkinsonism?

    Vascular parkinsonism causes walking and balance problems and other Parkinson’s movement symptoms because of small strokes in brain areas that control movement.

  • Podcast: What Is a Protein Anyway?

    Podcast: Stem Cells and Parkinson’s Disease

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

  • Ask the MD: Stem Cells and Parkinson’s Disease

    How are researchers using stem cells to learn about Parkinson’s and develop treatments? Dr. Dolhun explains this and more in the latest Ask the MD video.

  • Ask the MD: The Holidays and Parkinson's

    Ask the MD: The Role of a Social Worker in Parkinson’s Care

    Social workers can help you navigate insurance, work through transitions, and understand the disease and available resources.

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