State Director

Sarah King
Pasadena, CA

Assistant State Directors

Susan Buff
Sunnyvale, CA

William Clinch
Walnut Creek, CA

Ron Cooper   
Los Angeles, CA

Millie Hannan    
Thousand Oaks, CA

Mary Haynes
Capitola, CA

David Higgins
San Diego, CA

Annie Hiniker   
San Francisco, CA

Robin Katsaros
Los Altos, CA

Dan Kiefer
Los Angeles, CA

Joan Mendonsa
Westlake Village, CA

Neptune Mizrahi
Los Angeles, CA

Marci Nail
Laguna Niguel, CA

Joan Osborne
Palmdale, CA

Mark Siegel
Hollywood, CA

Aurora Soriano
Oxnard, CA

Michael Sweet
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Greg & Ann Wasson
Pinole, CA

Sheryl Wilson
Antioch, CA

Upcoming Events

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National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Centers of Excellence in California

The Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center
675 Almanor Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Melanie Brandabur, MD
(408) 542-5646
University of California, San Francisco
Parkinson's Disease Clinic and Research Center
505 Parnassus Avenue, Room M-798
San Francisco, CA 94134-0114
Michael Aminoff, MD, DSc
(415) 476-9276
University of Southern California
Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders Center
1520 San Pablo Street, Room 3000
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Daniel Togasaki, MD, PhD
(323) 442-5982

NPF Care Centers in California

The Parkinson Center at Hoag Hospital
One Hoag Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92658
United States
(949) 764-6998

Kaiser Permanente Neuroscience Movement Disorders Program
1470 Maria Lane, Suite 420
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
United States
925-295-7848, ext. 8-470

Parkinson’s Organizations and Resources in CA

Fitness instruction and physical therapy for Parkinson’s in southern California.

Parkinson’s disease support, exercise, and therapy groups in southern California

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, The State Stem Cell Agency

California Parkinson’s Registry
Pilot project collecting information from patients in Santa Clara, Fresno, Kern, and Tulare counties

“Dance for PD” classes in California

Parkinson Association of Northern California (NPF)
Support groups

APDA Information & Referral Center at Stanford
Support groups

Parkinson’s Patients Support Groups (Sacramento-Bay Area-Central Valley)
Support Group Schedule

APDA Greater Los Angeles chapter
Support Groups
Information and Referral Centers

Parkinson’s Association of Los Angeles

Hazel Hutchman Memorial Neuroscience Center

Hollyrod Foundation

Northridge Foundation for Neurological Research and Education and Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE)
Listing of support groups on website.

Team Parkinson

APDA San Diego Chapter
Support groups
Information and referral center

California Parkinson’s Group
A meeting ground for people with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease

NPF Orange County chapter
Support groups

Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Institute (Orange County)
Support groups

Parkinson’s Association of San Diego

The Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center (Sunnyvale)

Parkinson’s Resource Organization (Riverside County)
Support groups

CA Members of the Parkinson's Caucus

CA-5 Mike Thompson (D)
CA-11 George Miller (D)
CA-12 Nancy Pelosi (D)
CA-13  Barbara Lee (D)
CA-17 Mike Honda (D)
CA-18 Anna Eshoo (D)
CA-19 Zoe Lofgren (D)
CA-24 Lois Capps (D)
CA-26 Julia Brownley (D)
CA-31 Gary Miller (R)
CA-32 Grace Napolitano (D)
CA-33 Henry Waxman (D)
CA-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard (D)
CA-42 Ken Calvert (R)
CA-46 Loretta Sanchez (D)
CA-49 Darrell Issa (R)
CA-53 Susan Davis (D)

Parkinson’s Disease-Related Federal Funding in California

NIH Grants

University of California, San Francisco
University of California, Los Angeles
California Institute of Technology
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Irvine
University of Southern California
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
Parkinson’s Institute
Scripps Research Institute
SRI International
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
J. David Gladstone Institutes
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
California State University, Los Angeles
Stanford University

Total NIH Parkinson’s-related funding $10,530,924 for FY 2013

Department of Defense Parkinson’s Research Program Grants

Parkinson’s Institute

Department of Veterans Affairs Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Centers (PADRECC) and Consortium Sites

Martinez Outpatient Clinic, 11th Congressional District
VA Central California Healthcare System, 16th Congressional District
VA San Diego Healthcare System, 49th Congressional District
VA Long Beach Healthcare System, 44th Congressional District
VA Loma Linda Healthcare System, 31st Congressional District
VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, 18th Congressional District

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