Iowa Geriatric Education Center Iowa Geriatric Education Center

Geriatric Lecture Series

June-01-16 - Parkinsonism: A Geriatrician's Perspective

In this presentation, Dr. Jogerst will describe a multidisciplinary and functional approach to Parkinson's disease. He will discuss the diagnostic criteria for Parkinson's disease and compare conditions misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease. In addition, he will present information on drug and non-drug therapies for Parkinson's disease and provide recommendations for practice.

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Gerald Jogerst, MD received his degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine and has a CAQ in Geriatric Medicine. He is currently a professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Iowa. Dr. Jogerst's research interests include elder abuse, methods of teaching geriatric medicine, functional assessment in the geriatric population, modifiable risk factors of function, international family medicine training, and depression in the older population (cultural differences).

About GLS

The Geriatric Lecture Series online presentations cover a wide range of topics in the clinical management of older adults. Find out how to participate here. Registration for the 2016 Geriatric Lecture Series is now open.

GLS Schedule

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