May 16, 2022
Scientists are working to better understand the broad range of environmental exposures linked to Parkinson's disease (PD). According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, most experts agree that PD is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors (such as chemicals, toxins, or head trauma). Researchers believe that a combination of factors may trigger biological changes that ultimately lead to Parkinson's.
Jack is a former U.S. Congressman for the 27th Congressional District of New York and past President of Erie Community College in Buffalo, NY and has over 40 years of experience in higher education. He helps clients navigate the intricate and often complex issues that community leaders face.
Diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2014, and has been an active public policy advocate and has shared his voice on the need for better treatments and a cure with elected officials. Jack Quinn joined the Board of Directors of The Michael J. Fox Foundation in 2021. He is currently the senior advisor for public and community relations for Barclay Damon LLP, which has offices in the Northeastern United States and Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Dorsey Book: Ending Parkinson’s Disease: https://www.amazon.com/dp/154172450X?tag=onamztheresef-20&linkCode=ssc&creativeASIN=154172450X&asc_item-id=amzn1.ideas.27JQJ9INSHYRP
Michael J. Fox Foundation Website: https://www.michaeljfox.org/parkinsons-awareness-month?smcid=ap-a1b1R0000086fHf
Parkinson’s Boxing Gym: https://www.parkinsonsboxing.com/
Video Interview with Jack by the Buffalo News: https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?ref=watch_permalink&v=293697841530487
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