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Burke Rehabilitation Hospital's Young Onset Parkinson's Support Group will have a special guest speaker for its Sept. 23 meeting in the G-41 Conference Room, building 7, on the Burke campus in White Plains.
Dr. Robert Fekete, a movement disorder specialist and assistant professor of neurology at NY Medical College, will be giving a guest lecture on various topics specifically highlighting Parkinson's disease management and the available treatment options.
Dr. Fekete has an active interest in Parkinson's research that began during his undergraduate Howard Hughes fellowships. He has participated in multi-center, randomized trials of new therapies for movement disorders and he has published peer-reviewed articles on essential tremor, Parkinson's disease, chorea and convergence spasm.
If you wish to attend, please RSVP by Sept. 13 to the support group's email: YOPDWestchester@aol.com. Feel free to email the support group if you have any other questions or concerns.
A light dinner and refreshments will be served.