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Social Self-Management of
Parkinson's Disease


Tufts University, in collaboration with Boston University Medical Center, is excited to announce a new study exploring how social activities, relationships, and health change over time for people with Parkinson's disease.

Parkinsons Disease research study for people of color

About this study:

  • To better understand the relationship between Parkinsonís disease and changes in social activities over time.

  • To inform policies for supporting people living in the community with Parkinsonís disease and their care givers.

Your role in the study:

  • Participate in several in-person and telephone interviews individually or with your care giver over a 3-year period.

  • You will receive a maximum of $350. This payment will be broken down by interview ($50/interview).

Persons of color are under-represented in Parkinson's disease research and are encouraged to participate.

If you are interested in participating, contact:
Dr. Marie Saint-Hilaire and
Cathi Thomas, RN at BUMC
617-638-7737

Locations
Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC)
Movement Disorders Clinic

Tufts University
Department of Occupational Therapy
Health Quality of Life (HQL) Lab
617-627-4591

Compensation
up to $350
receive $50 per interview

contact
Dr. Marie Saint-Hilaire and
Cathi Thomas, RN at BUMC


Call 617-638-7737


Locations

Boston University
Medical Campus (BUMC)

Shapiro Ambulatory Care Center
725 Albany Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02118

Tufts University
Department of Occupational Therapy

Health Quality of Life (HQL) Lab
200 Boston Avenue
Suite 1725
Medford, MA 02155
617-627-4591



Meet the research team

Linda Tickle Degmen photo
Linda Tickle Degmen, PhD,OTR/L
Principal Investigator

Marie Saint-Hilaire photo
Marie Saint-Hilaire, MD
Neurologist

Michael Stevenson,MS  Project Coordinator Interviewer photo
Michael Stevenson, MS
Project Coordinator,
Interviewer

Cahti Thomas,MS RN  Nurse Coordinator photo
Cathi Thomas, MS,RN
Nurse Coordinator

Sarah Gunnery, PhD Interviewer photo
Sarah Gunnery, PhD
Interviewer

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