Greater Kansas City Chapter: Parkinson’s Disease Through the Lens of PPMI

When:  Jul 27, 2023 from 06:00 PM to 07:15 PM (CT)

Greater Kansas City Chapter: Parkinson’s Disease Through the Lens of PPMI 

This is an in-person event.

Event Description:
Attendees of this event will have an opportunity to mingle with other research professionals in the area and take in what should be a great presentation by Sara Defendorf of the Institute of Neurodegenerative Disorders. Event will be held at Dr. Vince Clinical Research in Overland Park, KS. We will also be discussing what has been happening the last year with our chapter!! Excited to see all for a memorable face to face Educational Event!

Sara will be discussing Parkinson’s disease, specifically the Parkinson’s progression marker initiative. Event starts at 5:00pm. Food and beverages will be provided by the team at Dr. Vince Clinical Research. Please bring ideas and questions!


Sara Defendorf, BS, CCRP
Manager, Project Management
Institute for Neurodegenerative Disorders

Program Agenda:

  • 5:00 p.m.: Doors open (Check-in with RSVP)
  • 5:15 p.m.: Clinic Tour 1
  • 5:25 p.m.: Clinic Tour 2
  • 5:35 p.m.: Clinic Tour 3
  • 5:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.: Networking/Beer/Wine/Food 
  • 6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.: Presentation followed by Q&A

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand what Parkinson’s disease (PD) is
  2. How expanding research to different countries has led to more diversity, equity and inclusion in PD research
  3. Learn how the general population is educated on PD
  4. How the pandemic changed the study recruitment methods

Registration & Contact Contact Hour Information:

Registration Cost: $0

This event will offer 2 contact hour(s). Click here to purchase contact hours. Please purchase and claim your contact hours before August 27, 2023.

  • Chapter Members: $0
  • ACRP Members: $15
  • Non-Members: $30

To receive contact hours: Purchase the contact hours and attend the program. After attending the event, log on to the ACRP website and visit Select your event, confirm attendance and take the event evaluation between 1 and 30 days following the event and obtain the online certificate." After 30 days, contact hours are no longer available.


Dr. Vince Clinical Research
7401 W. 91st Street
Overland Park, KS 66212