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Ask the MD

To help you and your loved ones navigate life with Parkinson's, a movement disorder specialist discusses Parkinson's research and care through blogs and videos.

Rachel Dolhun, MD, DipABLM

Meet Dr. Dolhun

Rachel Dolhun is a fellowship-trained movement disorder specialist, board-certified neurologist and vice president of medical communications at The Michael J. Fox Foundation.

  • Patient on bed speaking to a doctor

    Ask the MD: Advanced Practice Providers and Your Parkinson’s Care

    As part of Parkinson’s care, you might see a nurse practitioner, physician assistant or other “advanced practice provider.” How do these health care providers work with your doctor? What’s their role…

  • Community Tips for Parkinson's Disease Care Partners

    Getting Dressed More Easily with Parkinson’s Disease

    Assistive devices for getting dressed more easily with Parkinson's disease.

  • Doctor-with-patients

    Ask the (Guest!) MD: Broken Bones (Fractures) and Parkinson’s Disease

    Caroline (Carlie) Tanner, MD, PhD, a movement disorder doctor and researcher, shares how and why bone breaks (fractures) can happen in Parkinson’s and what you can do to reduce risk.

  • All smiles from Team Fox during a rainy 2018 New York City Marathon.

    Ask the MD: Life Lessons from Marathon Training (No Running Required!)

    While training to run the NYC Marathon with Team Fox, MJFF’s on-staff doctor, Rachel Dolhun, MD, DipABLM, learned (or relearned) a lot about life outside of running — lessons that may inspire you to…

  • What’s in Your Parkinson’s Medicine Cabinet? (Ask the MD Video)

    Dr. Dolhun shares what to know and ask about available and upcoming Parkinson’s medications, wherever you are in your journey.

  • MJFF Patient Council Group Shot

    Ask the MD: Using your day-to-day for a better day with Parkinson’s

    MJFF Patient Council members share how they approach exercise, diet, sleep and other daily activities (“lifestyle”) to manage symptoms and improve life with Parkinson’s.

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