JFK Medical Center Hosts A Parkinson’s Disease Seminar on September 18th

EDISON, NJ  (September 4, 2012) – On Tuesday, September 18th, the JFK New Jersey Neuroscience Institute will host a free educational seminar on Parkinson’s Disease from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at JFK Medical Center (Conference Room) on 70 James Street.

Additionally, the seminar will provide information on the following topics: Gene Therapy, Stem Cell Research, Deep Brain Stimulation, Current Medical Management, Physical Therapy and Speech and Swallowing Therapies.

The following speakers will discuss the latest medical advancements and research, commonly prescribed medications and more on Parkinson’s Disease:

Philip Hanna, M.D. – Movement Disorder Neurologist
JFK New Jersey Neuroscience Institute

Asif Bashir, M.D. – Neurosurgeon
JFK New Jersey Neuroscience Institute

Jacqueline Cristini, P.A., MMSc
JFK New Jersey Neuroscience Institute

This is a free event, however space is limited and pre-registration is required.  To RSVP or for more information on the Parkinson’s Disease seminar, please call Nancy Gaydos at (732) 321-7000 ext. 62326.  A continental breakfast and buffet lunch will be provided.


JFK Medical Center, an affiliate of JFK Health System, is a 498-bed full-service, acute care hospital, and the adjacent JFK Johnson Rehabilitative Institute. Located in the heart of Edison, NJ, it has remained at the forefront of quality care in the region since its inception in 1967. Today, JFK accommodates more than 20,000 admissions, 3,000 births and 60,000 Emergency Room visits on a yearly basis. The Medical Center features a complete array of services, including general surgery, emergency medicine, mental health, orthopedics, maternity and pediatric care. It is home to two world renowned institutes: the JFK New Jersey Neuroscience Institute and the JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, as well as JFK Haven Hospice, JFK Imaging Center and the Center for Wound Healing.

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