Episode 84: Parkinson Disease Education for Community Providers


Mind Moments®, a podcast from NeurologyLive®, brings you an exclusive interview with Eli Pollard. [LISTEN TIME: 31 minutes]

Elizabeth “Eli” Pollard, vice president & chief education and training officer, Parkinson's Foundation

Eli Pollard

Episode 84 of the NeurologyLive® Mind Moments® podcast is now live! Scroll down to listen or click here to subscribe on your favorite streaming service.

The Mind Moments® podcast features exclusive interviews with leaders in the field discussing the latest research and disease management strategies across the breadth of neurology, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, dementia, sleep disorders, and more.

Episode 84, "Parkinson Disease Education for Community Providers," features an exclusive interview with Elizabeth “Eli” Pollard, vice president & chief education and training officer at the Parkinson's Foundation, and the executive director of the World Parkinson Coalition. She spoke about the foundation's ongoing efforts in providing education about Parkinson disease (PD), the challenges of managing a growing population of patients, the need for community physicians and specialists to work in unison, and more.

>> Click here to access the foundation's educational series.

The stories featured in this week's Neurology News Minute, which will give you quick updates on the following developments in neurology, are further detailed here:


  • 1:20 – The need for education across the PD care paradigm
  • 4:40 – An overview of the 6-part educational series 
  • 6:10 – The inclusion of specialties such as dentistry in the care of PD
  • 9:40 – Using training to overcome gaps in multidisciplinary care
  • 13:05 – Challenges in educating a large population of providers
  • 16:55 – Neurology News Minute
  • 19:00 – Improving access to clinical education
  • 24:07 – The Foundation’s goal to inspire learning to improve care
  • 26:30 – Closing thoughts

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