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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.

  • Grandfather and granddaughter laughing together

    In the Bathroom: Assistive Devices for People with Parkinson’s Disease

    Guest blogger, Karlee Pringle, discusses tools (assistive devices) to help people with Parkinson’s more safely and easily complete bathroom-related activities.

  • Dishing on Diet for Parkinson’s (Ask the MD Video)

    From plants to protein to probiotics, MJFF’s on-staff MD talks all things diet, Parkinson’s and brain health with a culinary medicine specialist.

  • Trials Testing New Therapies for Parkinson's Symptoms

    Ask the MD: A Skin Test for Parkinson’s

    Shortly after the announcement of a spinal fluid test for Parkinson’s, researchers share results of skin test for the disease, too. Learn about this test, how it compares to that in the spinal fluid,…

  • Brain scan

    Ask the MD(s): DBS Battery Replacement; What Can Go Wrong, What to Know

    DBS battery replacement, while a fairly straightforward procedure, is not always a “walk in the park.” Learn potential complications and what to do before and after surgery.

  • Patient speaks with doctor in an office

    Ask the (Guest!) MD: From Probiotics to Poop, Let’s Talk about Parkinson’s Disease and the Gut

    Wael El-Nachef, MD, PhD, a GI doctor, describes how Parkinson’s can impact the gut and what you can do.

  • Under-the-Tongue Apomorphine Therapy for 'Off' Time Submitted to FDA

    Ask the MD: Depression, Anxiety and Parkinson’s; A Psychologist Shares What to Know and Do

    A psychologist who cares for and researches mood changes in people with Parkinson’s shares information and tips to manage mood symptoms.

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