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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.


  • Stem Cells Safe in Pre-Clinical Parkinson's Disease Study

    Ask the MD: What about Stem Cells?

    A new survey shows that unproven treatments sold by stem cell clinics, outside of FDA-approved clinical trials, can come with significant complications.

  • Nature Walks May Be Good for Your Brain, Study Finds

    Ask the MD: Parkinson’s Summertime Tips

    If you live with Parkinson's and are planning to travel or spend time outdoors this summer, consider these tips to make the most of that time.

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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.

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