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PSCNN Past Webinars

"Diet and Nutrition Considerations with Parkinson's Disease"
     Presenting Denice Hynd, RD, MPH

Denice Hynd began here nutrition career at The University of California San Diego (UCSD) Moore’s Cancer Center where she focused her work on nutrition-based epidemiological studies on reducing the recurrence of breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers. Her career has also included providing evidenced-based nutrition interventions in the treatment of residential and outpatient eating disorders, cardiac rehab, preventing Type 2 diabetes, and weight management.

As a consultant, Denice lends her time developing virtual health nutrition-based platforms, as well as auditing inmate menus for corrections, and assisted living facilities.

Denice earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Foods and Nutrition from San Diego State University, a Graduate Certificate in Dietetics from Iowa State University, a Master of Public Health from South Dakota State University, and a Graduate Certificate in Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention from South Dakota State University. Additionally, Denice is a certified Spanish language medical interpreter.

As a volunteer, Denice and her family contribute their time to Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful and she writes articles for the Parkinson’s Support Center of Northern Nevada.

For fun, she enjoys reading, gardening, paddle boarding with her two sons, and house projects with her husband.

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Denice Hynd


"The Science Behind Exercise For Parkinson's Disease"
     Presenting Dr. Terry Ellis, PhD, PT, FAPTA - 

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Terry Ellis


Terry Ellis, PhD, PT, FAPTA is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University. Dr. Ellis is also the Director of the Center for Neurorehabilitation at Boston University and the Director of the American Parkinson Disease Association National Rehabilitation Resource Center. Her research is funded by NIH and several Parkinson’s Foundations and focuses on investigating the impact of exercise and rehabilitation on community mobility in individuals with Parkinson disease. 
She also has expertise in using mobile health technology to help persons with Parkinson 
disease to engage in lifelong exercise with the goal of improving overall mobility, community  engagement and quality of life. Dr. Ellis is an Associate Editor of JNPT and an editorial board  member  for PTJ. Dr. Ellis has a Ph.D. in Behavioral Neurosciences from Boston University School of Medicine and is a licensed physical therapist with board certification in Neurologic Physical Therapy. She has published numerous articles and lectures internationally on topics related to rehabilitation, exercise and mobile health technologies in persons with Parkinson disease.

"New Treatment Options For Parkinson's Disease"
Presenting Dr. Nicki Niemann MDS - 03/25/2022 

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Nicki Niemann


Nicki Niemann, MD, is a neurologist in the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center 
and an assistant professor of neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute.  He is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. 


Dr. Niemann’s expertise includes the diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. He is a member of the 
American Academy of Neurology and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society. He completed his neurology residency and a fellowship in movement disorders at Baylor 
College of Medicine in Houston.


Webinars & Podcasts & Videos

Parkinson Support Center of Northern Nevada  (PSCNN)- YouTube Channel

Watch our official PSCNN webinars, our PD tips videos, and our upcoming "PD Life' video Series on our official YouTube Channel at

American Parkinson's Disease Association (APDA)

View the “Spotlight” webinar series to learn ways to achieve a sense of well-being while living with PD and how all members of the family can find support, hope and optimism along the PD journey.

The Michael J. Fox Foundation

On the third Thursday of every month at 12 p.m. ET, join free live webinars to learn about various aspects of living with Parkinson's disease and work being done to speed medical breakthroughs. Log on, listen to the expert discussion and submit your own questions to the panelists.


Davis Phinney Foundation

Each month, we host live webinars that cover topics critical to helping people live well with Parkinson’s. In addition to these live webinars, we have an extensive library of recordings that you can watch at your convenience.

Boston Scientific Webinars on DBS

Parkinson's Association of San Diego Micro-casts

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