Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
The Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center is recognized by the National Parkinson Foundation as one of its worldwide Centers of Excellence. Centers of Excellence are recognized as leaders in Parkinson’s care meeting rigorous criteria for research, comprehensive care delivery, professional education and patient outreach services.
The Movement Disorders clinic at Northwestern offers comprehensive care and management of Huntington's Disease (HD), including neuropsychiatric care and genetic counseling. And, is one of four nationwide Wilson Disease Centers of Excellence. It is our goal to improve the quality of patient care in Wilson disease,
Our program brings together the advanced resources of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, one of the nation's premier institutions for research into movement disorders. The school was recently named by the National Institutes of Health as one of only 12 centers in the country to receive the prestigious Morris K. Udall Center grant for Parkinson's research.
To provide innovative, multidisciplinary care for patients and families affected by Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. To promote health, education, and support for patients, caregivers, family members, healthcare providers, and the community. To conduct pre-clinical and clinical research in order to extend the knowledge and treatment of movement disorders.
Our center conducts a large number of clinical research projects through Feinberg. Our clinical trials are listed on the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine site. To view our current clinical trials (click here)
For information about participation in clinical trials, please contact the Movement Disorders Research Office.
Call our office at 312-503-4397
Michael "Mickey" Domiano, BSN, RN
Mickey graduated from the University Of Cincinnati College Of Nursing. He has eight years clinical nursing experience encompassing ICU, Neuro-Oncology, GI oncology, and Movement Disorders. He is the liaison for the Wilson’s disease Clinic.
Parkinson’s Support Group - Lake Forest
Lake Forest Health and Fitness Center
1200 North Westmoreland Road Lake Forest, Illinois.
For more information call 847.535.6520, option #2 (click here for flyer)
Parkinson’s (SAFRA) Wellness Program - Rogers Park
Registration Now Open
Mondays from 3:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. (Strength & Balance)
Mondays from 4:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. (Power Flow)
Wednesdays from 3:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. (Chair Strength & Stretch)
Care Partner Support Group:
Wednesdays from 3:00p.m. to 4:00p.m.
Diane Breslow, MSW, LCSW at (773) 516-5864 or email at email@example.com
Parkinson's Disease Research Study
Improvisation techniques and humor as strategies for coping with every day challenges of Parkinson's Disease
For more information call Joy Geallis at (312) 503-4121
Program Events are offered free of charge & parking provided at NM parking lot (222 E. Huron)
Programs and Education
For educational materials, support groups and program information:
Education and Fact Sheets or call 312-503-4397
Exercise Programs for PD patients in the Community (click here)
On the Move with PD
Starts Friday, September 11
505 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park, IL 60035
Call: (847) 848-0697 & Drop-Ins Welcome
RIC Fitness Classes
Adaptive Sports & Fitness Program
Amplitude Based Training (Evanston)
Parkinson's Warm Water Power Circuit
Rock Steady Boxing Classes
(click here for more information)
Meet Our Team
Make a Gift
Donations are gratefully accepted at
(312) 926-2033. Our phone representative will ensure that your gift is designated to the Parkinson's & Movement Disorders Centers.
To Donate by Mail
Northwestern Memorial Foundation
attn: Leslie Post-Weissinger
541 North Fairbanks, Suite 800
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Parkinson's Disease and Movement
675 North Saint Clair Street, Suite 20-100
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2923
For an appointment with a movement disorders specialist call (312) 695-7950.
"New Strategy Reduces Side Effects in Parkinson’s Treatment"
November 18, 2015
“Searching for molecules that slow Parkinson's disease progression”
August 6, 2015
“Diabetes Drug Found Useless for Parkinson's”
June 28, 2015
Comprehensive Huntington's Disease Clinic Opens at Northwestern Medicine
May 14, 2015
“Genetic testing surge brings some answers, more questions” Chicago Tribune article May 19, 2015
Visit Parkinson's Corner (click here)
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Assistance for Senior Veterans
The Aid and Attendance pension benefit may be available to wartime veterans and surviving spouses who have in-home care or who live in nursing-homes or assisted-living facilities.
Additional information and assistance in applying for the Aid and Attendance benefit may be obtained by calling 1-800-827-1000.
Or visit the National Association for Senior Veterans website at: www.vetsmatter.org