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Ask the MD

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.


  • Brain Scan on Tablet

    Boost Your Brain Health

    For more Foundation news and research updates, read the Spring/Summer 2019 edition of The Fox Focus, our biannual newsletter.

  • Two people wearing sneakers walking.

    Making Strides for Walking and Balance Problems


  • Traumatic Brain Injury Increases Parkinson's Risk

    Ask the MD: Placebo and Parkinson's

    If you follow research, you often hear about the placebo effect. But what's a placebo, what effect does it have and what's that got to do with research?

  • Ask the MD: Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson's Disease

    In this video, Dr. Dolhun discusses the non-movement symptoms depression and anxiety, which are common in Parkinson's disease.

  • Doctors with Patient

    Ask the MD: Predicting How Parkinson's Will Progress

    New research suggests certain symptoms and other factors at diagnosis may help predict how a person will do with Parkinson's.

  • Male care partner alongside female patient undergoing Parkinson's test with her female physician.

    Ask the MD: Physical Therapy and Parkinson's Disease

    Physical therapists can help you manage symptoms and stay active throughout your Parkinson's journey.

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