2018 Eastern Iowa Parkinson’s Symposium and Awareness Walk


DATE: Friday April 20, 2018

TIME: 9:00am-2:00pm

*Breakfast Educational Session at 8:30am

WHERE: St. Patrick’s Parish Hall 120 5th St NW Cedar Rapids

Continue celebrating Parkinson’s Awareness Month & join us on Saturday, April 21st at 10am for the First Annual Cedar Rapids Metro Parkinson’s Awareness Walk at Kirkwood Community College 6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW.

The walk will be held at the Athletic Fields Track by Johnson Hall.  $20 Registration Fee

Register for symposium online at https://goo.gl/forms/bNkUFPPxet488tw83 or by phone at 319-361-7673.

Register for walk at https://goo.gl/forms/QxhsvRtuqI4Y5nQJ2 or register at the event.


Donations are appreciated.

Thank you to our sponsors!


8:30am Optional Breakfast Session
Leann Hoffart, BSN, RN

“What Is Duopa? – A Professional and Patient Perspective”

9:00-9:30am Welcome & Opening Remarks
John Krumbholz, Cedar Rapids Metro Parkinson’s Association

9:30-10:30am Dr. Christopher Coffey, PhD – University of Iowa Department of Public
Health, Professor & Director of the Clinical Trials Statistical Data

“University of Iowa Clinical Trials Statistical & Data Management Center – Overview of Ongoing Collaborations with Michael J. Fox Foundation”

10:30-11:30am  Stephanie Evans, PT, DPT Senior Physical Therapist University of Iowa Healthcare Rehabilitation Therapies and Rachel Pins, Occupational Therapist, Registered/Licensed University of Iowa Healthcare Rehabilitation Therapies

“Falls Prevention and Home Safety, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Perspective”

11:30-12:30 BOX LUNCH

Tallis Strub, MFA University of Iowa 
Professional Dance Instructor, Cannon Studios Cedar Rapids
“Put A Spring In Your Step With Dance-PD Programs & Research”


2:00-4:30pm *OPTIONAL* Eastern Iowa PD Wellness & Resource Center OPEN HOUSE
Please join us at our NEW Wellness & Resource Center for refreshments.
260 33rd Ave SW, Suite G-Cedar Rapids



Support & Programs

The Cedar Rapids Parkinson’s Support Group meets every Third Thursday of the month at 6:30pm, except in December. Join us at St. Patrick’s Parish Hall 120 5th St NW Cedar Rapids, for friendship, support, fun, and refreshments!

Cedar Rapids is proud to offer exercise classes including non-contact boxing, dance for PD, and Parkinsingers vocal classes! Classes are also offered in Iowa City and Williamsburg. Please contact us for more information