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International Essential Tremor Foundation to Facilitate Educational Forum in Troy, MI

At this forum, people will gain a better understanding of their condition and what options for treatment are available. Hopefully they will also realize, as they look around the room, that they are not alone in this condition.

The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free educational forum in Troy, Mich., on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). The seminar will take place on Saturday, April 29 at Michigan State University Management Education Center located at 811 W. Square Lake Road. The program will run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., with check-in beginning at 8 a.m. The event is sponsored by Cala Health and Medtronic. More information, including driving directions and event registration, is available by phone at 888.387.3667 or http://www.essentialtremor.org/seminars.

The IETF has teamed-up with world-class neurologists and experts to host a day of discovery and education at this interactive educational forum. The day will feature presentations by doctors on the diagnostic process, treatment options, current research, coping tips and more. Interactive exhibits from IETF partners will allow participants to get a hands-on approach to learning more about their condition and the resources available. Speakers include:


  • Patrick McCartney, IETF Executive Director – Topic: Past, Present & Future of the IETF
  • Jason M. Schwalb, MD, FAANS, FACS -Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Wayne State University, Surgical Director, Movement Disorder & Comprehensive Epilepsy Centers, Henry Ford Medical Group -Topic: Diagnosis & Treatment Options of Essential Tremor
  • Bernadette Kosie, OTR/L, LSVT Global Faculty for LSVT BIG, CAPS (Certified Aging in Place Specialist) Certification- Topic:…

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