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Patient Support

Parkinson's Movement Disorders

Parkinson's Disease

Patients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, as well as their care partners, are welcome to attend the Durham Parkinson's Disease Support Group, held from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the fourth Tuesday of every month. This free support group, sponsored by the National Parkinson Foundation, is open to all (you do not have to be a Duke patient to attend).

Meetings are held in at the Duke Integrative Medicine Center (3475 Erwin Road, Durham NC, 27705). Download a flyer for the group here.

For more information, contact

Allison Allen, LCSW, at 919-681-2656, or or
Katie Durham, LCSW, at 919-681-2656,

Special events

Individuals with Parkinson's disease and their carers may also be interested in the following events hosted by our Center of Excellence. All individuals and carers affected by Parkinson's are welcome to attend (you do not have to be a Duke patient).

Meet the Researchers - April 26, 2019

Noon-3 p.m., Washington Duke Inn (3001 Cameron Boulevard) President's room 3 and 4

Join our researchers, physicians, scientists, and clinical trials team as they discuss Parkinson's Disease research at Duke and beyond. This program is designed for individuals with or anyone affected by Parkinson’s disease; you do not need to be a Duke patient to attend. To register, please visit and search for “Duke Meet The Researchers.” For questions, please call (919) 681-2656 or email or A $10 registration fee includes lunch and a snack.

Huntington's Disease

Support Groups

The Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) and Duke Health hold quarterly support groups for individuals diagnosed with or at-risk for Huntington's Disease and their carepartners. You do not have to be a Duke patient to attend. Download a flyer for the support group here.

The group will meet from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the following dates, with a complimentary lunch at noon:

  • October 17, 2018
  • January 17, 2019
  • April 17, 2019

Meetings will be held at Duke Integrative Medicine on 3475 Erwin Road, Durham, 27705. For more information, contact Allison Allen, LCSW, at or Katie Durham LCSW, at

RSVP for any of these events here.

Other Events

  • On October 28, the  will hold its NC Team Hope Walk in Greensboro. Funds from this walk will support the mission and services of the HDSA. Read more about it here.