UCSD Parkinson's
Group Network

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our meetings are held online via Zoom.

Each month we offer three meetings for people with PD (Parkinson's Thursdays), three meetings for care partners (Care Partner Tuesdays), and a single meeting for both (Together Wednesday). More Information is below.

Contact David Higgins to learn more about our group and how to attend.

email: drhiggins@support4pd.org
or phone: (619) 565-0411

Click here for info about joining our meetings on Zoom.

Meeting Schedule

For people diagnosed with PD
and related disorders

Click here for more info

*1st, and 3rd Thursdays
at 3:00 PM (

September 2, 2021

September 9, 2021

September 16, 2021

For Care partners,
family, and friends

Click here for more info

*1st, 2nd and 3rd Tuesdays
at 3:00 PM (

September 7, 2021

September 14, 2021

September 21, 2021

For people with PD
and care partners

Click here for more info

*1st Wednesday
at 3:00 PM (

October 6, 2021

Information from Recent Meetings

September 9, 2021 Parkinson's Thursday


September 1, 2021 Together Wednesday Meeting (Click for details)

  • Neurocognition and Movement Lab - Interventions for Parkinson’s Disease, Study Coordinator: Julia Norton 858-552-8585 extension 7286 or julia.norton@va.gov

    • Click here for Interventions for Parkinson’s disease: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Creative Education Care study

    • Click here for Traumatic Brain Injury in Parkinson's disease: A Longitudinal Study

  • PrecisionMed: If you are interested in donating blood or spinal fluid to be used in clinical research and trials, please contact Anna Kaur, Research Manager: 858-847-0117 ext. 209 or email annakaur@precisionmed.com

  • Click here to view the COVID-19 Update presentation.

  • Amy Carlson's Daily Dance Party: Description:

Suggested Reading

A Brief Guide to Parkinson's Disease for Patients and Family by Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Thank you Lorenzo Higley for recommending this useful reference!

Podcast: Talking 'bout (re)Generation

Lauren Miller Rogen and Dr. David Higgins in conversation

Click Here to Listen

Upcoming Events

Rock Steady Boxing is Back!

In-Person and Zoom Classes 5 Days a Week!

Visit their website boxfitsd.com

or email info@boxfitsd.com to get started.

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