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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.


  • Buddy Up for Happiness and Health (Ask the MD Video)

    When you or your loved is living with Parkinson’s, one of the best things you can do is connect with others. Hear why and learn about a new way to connect.

  • Ask the MD: Medical Marijuana and Parkinson's Disease

    Ask the MD: Medical Marijuana and Parkinson's Disease

    People with Parkinson’s often ask about medical marijuana: Could it help symptoms? Slow progression? Here, answers to common questions on this topic.

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    Ask the MD: Coronavirus and Parkinson’s

    A movement disorder specialist answers questions about coronavirus and Parkinson’s.

  • Myths about Levodopa (Ask the MD Video)

    Questions about levodopa, the most widely prescribed Parkinson’s drug, are common. So are misconceptions. Learn more in a video featuring Dr. Dolhun.

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    Thinking about Cognitive Changes in Parkinson’s (Ask the MD Video)

    Not everyone with Parkinson’s experiences thinking and memory changes, but many worry about the possibility. Learn how to boost brain health and ease symptoms.

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    Ask the MD: Caring for the Parkinson’s Care Partner during a Pandemic

    Being a care partner can be stressful and isolating, especially during a pandemic. How do you care for yourself, take breaks and get support?

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