State Director

Roger Halleen
East Peoria, IL
309-699-7394 (home)
309-219-1210 (cell)

Assistant State Directors

Claudia Garrido-Revilla
Peoria, IL

Rev. Dr. William Glisson
Carol Stream, IL

Dennis Marion
Moline, IL

Nicole Melody
Rock Island, IL

Glenn Peterson
Hampshire, IL

Parkinson’s Disease-Related Federal Funding in Illinois

National Institutes of Health

  • Rush University Medical Center
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Northwestern University
  • Northwestern University at Chicago
  • University of Chicago

Total NIH Parkinson’s-related funding $7,794,201 for FY 2012

Department of Defense

Neurotoxin Exposure Treatment Parkinson's Research program grantees:

  • Children’s Memorial Research Center
  • Northwestern University, Chicago Campus
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • University of Chicago
  • Illinois State University
  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medial Center

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

  • North Chicago VA Medical Center
  • Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago, IL

PAN Advocates in the Media

Peoria Journal Star
Roger Halleen Letter to the Editor
Don’t Cut Funding for Parkinson’s Research

Support Groups

For Illinois support groups,visit:

Local Fundraising Groups

Focus on a Cure Foundation
Focus on a Cure Foundation was founded and established by Ann & Ken Glowienke in early 2007 with the hopes of raising awareness, increasing education, providing support to patients and family members who live with Parkinson's disease.

The Focus on a Cure Foundation for Parkinson's
P.O. Box 933
Oswego, IL 60543
1 (312) 813-6287

Don Bohlander Parkinson's Research FundRACERS
Team Bohlander is committed to raising awareness and dollars toward the cause of curing Parkinson's Disease.

For more information contact Val at 309-347-6929  or Roger at 309 219-1210

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