2014 Southern Symposium

The 2014 Southern Symposium produced a convergence of thought leaders from around the country to discuss and explore Parkinson Disease research and treatment initiatives. The Parkinson Association of Alabama is committed to collaboration with PD organizations as a mechanism to augment the holistic search for a cure and we appreciate our President, Ken Cater, fulfilling this commitment by serving on the planning committee for this ambitious event. Montgomery resident and Nurse Practitioner Terry Watkins attended the event and provided a great recap that we encourage everyone to read..

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New Executive Director

The Parkinson Association of Alabama (PAA) is pleased to introduce our new Executive Director, Mary T. Miller.

Mary T is a 1999 graduate of Samford University, with a BS in Biology. She worked for 10 years for Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, where she was the Director of Alumni. Her passion, skills, and experience will help the Parkinson Association of Alabama move forward in the research, fundraising and awareness activities we support.

In her free time, Mary T enjoys running and playing tennis, and is a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Birmingham. She has been married to Bud Miller for 13 years, and they have 2 children.

You can contact Mary T at 205-871-9941 or maryt@parkinsonalabama.org



Ken Cater

President. Parkinson Association of Alabama

Taste for a Cure 2015

Save the date Birmingham! Our annual “Taste for a Cure” fundraising event will be held on Thursday, April 23 at 6:30 PM. Join us at Old Car Heaven for another great evening of unique food, beer, and wine pairings conceived and prepared by an all-star team of local chefs including Chris Hastings. We’ll top off the evening with live and silent auctions so stay tuned for more details on this can’t miss event that benefits Parkinson disease research programs.