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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.


  • Ask the MD: Parkinson’s Disease and Melanoma

    Ask the MD: Melanoma and Parkinson’s Disease

    People with Parkinson’s are at risk for the skin cancer melanoma. Learn how to limit risk and how researchers study melanoma and Parkinson’s to better understand and treat both diseases.

  • Better Brain Health

    New Guide: Better Brain Health

    Our new resource offers information and easy-to-follow tips to boost brain health and to limit risk for brain disease, like Parkinson’s.

  • How to Find the Right Doctor for Parkinson's Treatment

    Ask the MD: New Parkinson’s Treatment Submitted to FDA for Approval

    A new levodopa formulation — an under-the-skin, continuous infusion — is making its way toward possible approval.

  • Health care professional and person in a room

    Ask the MD: Urinary Symptoms and Parkinson’s

    Parkinson’s can cause urinary symptoms — having to go more often, waking up at night to go, and others. Learn about common symptoms and how to manage.

  • Ask the MD: Music as Medicine for the Mind

    Ask the MD: Music Therapy and Parkinson’s

    Music is a powerful tool that can ease many symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, such as walking, speech and mood changes.

    Music moves us, emotionally and physically. And it can be a…

  • Parkinson’s Disease and Acting Out Your Dreams (Ask the MD Video)

    Acting out dreams — yelling, kicking or punching in sleep — can be part of Parkinson’s. It could happen decades before diagnosis or years after. Dr. Dolhun explains.

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