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Media Contact: Jennifer Johnson
  jennifer.johnson@emory.edu
  (404) 727-5696 ((40) 4) -727-5696
23 April 2008
Emory Experts Gather to Discuss Common Movement Disorder
Emory University experts will participate in a public forum on Saturday, April 26 to discuss Essential Tremor (ET), the most common and most often diagnosed movement disorder in the United States. The presenters will cover topics ranging from diagnosis and treatment issues to surgical options and balance problems.

The free event, sponsored by the International Essential Tremor Foundation, will be held at the Marriott Century Center, 2000 Century Blvd., Atlanta, 30345. The event starts at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. For more information or to enroll, please call 1-888-387-3667 or visit www.essentialtremor.org.

Presenters/Topics Include:

Stewart Factor, DO - ET Medical Management
Professor of Neurology, Director of Movement Disorders Program, Emory University

Robert Gross, MD, PhD - Surgical Options
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Emory University

Michael Johns, MD - Treatment Options for Voice Tremor
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Emory University

Claudia Testa, MD, PhD - ET Diagnosis and Treatment Issues
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Emory University

Lisa Heusel-Gillig, DPT – Gait and Balance Problems
Staff Physical Therapist, Emory University Hospital

Media Contact: Jennifer Johnson
  jrjohn9@emory.edu
  (404) 727-5696
23 April 2008
Emory Experts Gather to Discuss Common Movement Disorder
Emory University experts will participate in a public forum on Saturday, April 26 to discuss Essential Tremor (ET), the most common and most often diagnosed movement disorder in the United States. The presenters will cover topics ranging from diagnosis and treatment issues to surgical options and balance problems.

The free event, sponsored by the International Essential Tremor Foundation, will be held at the Marriott Century Center, 2000 Century Blvd., Atlanta, 30345. The event starts at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. For more information or to enroll, please call 1-888-387-3667 or visit www.essentialtremor.org.

Presenters/Topics Include:

Stewart Factor, DO - ET Medical Management
Professor of Neurology, Director of Movement Disorders Program, Emory University

Robert Gross, MD, PhD - Surgical Options
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Emory University

Michael Johns, MD - Treatment Options for Voice Tremor
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Emory University

Claudia Testa, MD, PhD - ET Diagnosis and Treatment Issues
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Emory University

Lisa Heusel-Gillig, DPT – Gait and Balance Problems
Staff Physical Therapist, Emory University Hospital

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