Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Resource Center
The Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Resource Center provides information, materials, and programs to help patients and their care partners manage their everyday lives. We serve as a resource when you have questions or concerns.
In addition, we enhance the quality of life for people with movement disorders and their care partners by providing information about:
- Current therapies and research programs
- Exercise programs that beneft people with movement disorders, including dance, Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance, and boxing
- Regional physicians, allied health professionals, home care agencies, and other resources
- Regional support group meetings
We increase public awareness and education on movement disorders by providing:
- Educational symposia
- Free, informational pamphlets and booklets
- Lending library with books, videos, and DVDs
For information about the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Resource Center, please contact us.
Diane L. Sherman, PhD
Coordinator, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Resource Center
Diane Sherman received her PhD in Biology from Yale University in 1988, and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship with the Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research at the University of Wisconsin in 1992. She was an instructor and research associate at Dartmouth College for 14 years, and then joined the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center staff in 2006.