Education & Outreach

The UR-Udall Center’s commitment to the Parkinson’s community involves a range of education, outreach, and advocacy initiatives.


Outreach + Advocacy

Ending Parkinson's Disease:
The Book

In Ending Parkinson’s Disease, four experts offer a bold, actionable plan to prevent, treat, advocate for one of the most pressing health challenges of our time — Parkinson's disease. This is a critical guide for anyone who has been or could be touched by this disease. Authors: Drs. Bas Bloem, Michael Okun, Ray Dorsey, and Todd Sherer. 

Ending Parkinson's Disease: Newsletter

Prescription for Action is a bi-weekly email newsletter for the Parkinson’s community curated by the Ending PD team. Each issue covers the latest developments in the prevention, advocacy, care, and treatment of
Parkinson’s disease.

Ending Parkinson's Disease: Live

The Ending PD Live series highlights important voices within the Parkinson’s community. Join in and share your voice in this free virtual experience.

PD Avengers

In Ending Parkinson’s Disease, four experts offer a bold, actionable plan to prevent, treat, advocate for one of the most pressing health challenges of our time — Parkinson's disease. This is a critical guide for anyone who has been or could be touched by this disease. Authors: Drs. Bas Bloem, Michael Okun, Ray Dorsey, and Todd Sherer. 

PD Clock

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the fastest growing neurological disease in the world with a projected increase of 30,000 cases per year in the United States alone. Click the button to access the PD Clock, which provides updates every few minutes on the estimated number of individuals with Parkinson's disease in the United States.


Education + Training

ParkinsonTV

To learn more about ways to maximize quality of life with PD, watch this educational TV series featuring neurologists, patients, and experts. Topics covered on past episodes include medication, nutrition, advanced therapies, and key mental health conditions.Since its inception in 2017, this series has had more than 110,000 views.

Running a Virtual Study

Preparing for a virtual research study? Feel free to check out our video resources for training investigators, coordinators.

Best of Udall Centers Videos

These videos highlight the depth and breadth of innovative research being conducted at the Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence in Parkinson ’s Disease Research. There are eight Centers across the nation, each with a specialized research focus.


Thought Leadership

CHeT Talks

CHeT Talks is a webinar series which covers the latest advances in health and technology, including such topics as virtual clinical trials, telemedicine, and digital measures. Hosted by Dr. Ray Dorsey, CHeT Director, the series features prominent industry experts and innovators in the field.

Brain + Tech

Brain + Tech is a monthly email briefing that addresses technology developments —from sensors to treatments —in the field of neurology. Each briefing highlights a key topic at the intersection of technology and neurology. Past editions have included Alzheimer’s disease, digital health, and artificial intelligence.

Digital Biomarkers Journal

Multidisciplinary by design, this innovative open access journal bridges the disciplines of computer science, engineering, biomedicine, regulatory science and informatics. Reflecting the aims and scope of the journal, the editorial board includes leaders from academia, life sciences, technology and government.