Michael Okun

Michael Okun, MD, is considered a world’s authority on Parkinson’s disease treatment and research. He is currently Executive Director of the Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases, Chair of Neurology at the University of Florida and the National Medical Director for the Parkinson’s Foundation. His work has been supported by grants from the Parkinson Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Parkinson Alliance, the Tourette Association of America and the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease Research. He runs the international Ask The Expert forums on the National Parkinson Foundation website and has written several books, including Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life, which has been translated into over 20 languages.