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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.


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    Ask the MD: Parkinson's Doctors Continue Care, Research and Education Despite Pandemic

    Parkinson’s doctors found new ways to care for patients, move research forward, teach and learn during an extraordinary moment in public health.

  • Six Tips for Your First Year with Parkinson’s (and Beyond!) (Ask the MD Video)

    A Parkinson’s diagnosis can feel unsettling and bring many questions and emotions. Dr. Dolhun shares six steps for making your way forward with the disease.

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    Ask the MD: Getting Back to Pre-COVID Life

    As communities begin to reopen, consider these tips for gradually resuming your usual daily activities outside the home.

  • Ask the MD: Be a Savvy Science News Consumer

    Ask the MD: Working from Home with Parkinson’s… During a Global Pandemic

    Six tips for people with PD to manage the longer hours, continuous screen time and increased sitting while working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Ask the MD: Living with Parkinson’s Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Ask the MD: Making the Most of Your Telemedicine Doctor Visit

    A doctor visit via computer or other device can be convenient, but these appointments may be tricky to navigate. Learn tips to get the most out of telemedicine.

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    Ask the MD: What We Know and Don’t Yet Know about Coronavirus Disease and Parkinson’s

    Some people with coronavirus disease show brain symptoms. What does this mean for people with Parkinson’s now and in the future?

"Thanks for sharing. Will keep these useful tips in mind."
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