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.
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.
The Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center is recognized by the National Parkinson Foundation as a Center of Excellence.
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Michael J. Schrift, DO, MA is an Associate Professor and Division Director, Geriatric Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is also the Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Brain Injury Medicine. He is also board certified by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry.
Yasaman Kianirad, MD, has started movement disorder fellowship at the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center. She completed her neurology residency at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in June 2015. Yasaman is interested in parkinson’s disease and hyperkinetic movement disorders.
Lake Forest Hospital is proud to announce the Parkinson’s Support Group beginning in August 2015!
Meetings will be held at the Lake Forest Health and Fitness Center at 1200 North Westmoreland Road Lake Forest, Illinois. For more information call 847.535.6520, option #2 (click here for flyer)
September 1, 2015
"Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Parkinson's Disease" presentation by Michael Schrift, DO, MA. Located in
Feinberg, Conference Room A at 1:00 p.m. Dr. Schrift is an Associate Professor and Division Director in geriatric psychiatry.
SAVE THE DATE
October 10, 2014 Annual Patient and Family Symposium from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Feinberg Pavilion, Conference Room A.
Program Events are offered free of charge
First Tuesday of every month from 10:30a.m. to 2:00p.m. Feinberg Pavilion, A.
(2015 Calendar please click here)
Programs and Education
For educational materials, support groups and program information:
Education and Fact Sheets or call 312-503-4397
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 1-312-695-7950
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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