Patient Leader

i am a retired Parkinson's doctor who now lives with PD >10 years, had to give up my practice do to illness but have found a new purpose in continuing my passion of caring and advocating for those with PD especially young women and minorities to improve disparity in research, i am a published author, free lance writer and blogger, i am also a national and international motivational speaker


nacogdoches, TX


Lifetime Achievement Patient Leader Hero Best Kept Secret

Maria writes about Parkinson's Disease, both as a Doctor who specialized in Movement Disorders and as a patient with PD.  — Sharon

Past Awards Participation

2018 WEGO Health Awards


Best in Show: Blog

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