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Peter Dunlap-Shohl

0 Years old, Diagnosed with PD Jan 2002, Leader of the Anchorage Parkinson's Disease Support Group. I grew up in Alaska, where I still live today with my wife and son. I worked as a cartoonist at the Anchorage Daily News for 25 years. I am now freelancing., and very grateful for the medical skills... Full Bio
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PD Awareness Chat- Boiling Down My Answers by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Here are the questions, along with most the answers I gave to the Healthline Parkinson's awareness chat today. I cheated and worked out my main answers ahead of time as I a ... Read on »
Reminder: Facebook chat about Parkinson's Disease by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I 'll help moderate a Parkinson' Disease Facebook chat tomorrow, April 22. It's sponsored by the Web site Healthline. There is more info here . Read on »
Parkinson's Awareness Facebook Chat April 22 by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health What is a Parkinson's awareness facebook chat? I don't know, but I guess I'll find out when I participate in this one as an "expert" moderator. How did I qualify for that? ... Read on »
Penn State Catalog lists "My Degeneration." Also BLURBS! by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health It appears that the people at Penn State Press are convinced that "My Degeneration" will be published in October. ... Read on »
Of Course You Can Judge a Book by Looking at the Cover. Go Ahead, Judge Mine by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health      One of the lamest sayings is "You can't judge a book by its cover". It is the job of a well-designed cover to convey a sense of why the reader should take an in ... Read on »
Diagnosis, A Disaster, or a Turning Point? by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Note: This piece originally appeared as one of my contributions to the Northwest Parkinson's Foundation Community Blog, here . I plan to repost some ... Read on »
It's another Post for the Northwest PD Foundation by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health In which I get in touch with my inner Pangloss,  a must-read , Along with an information graphic! Read on »
"My Degeneration" a Memoir About Living With Young-Onset Parkinson's Disease by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health After four years of wandering in the desert, burnt by the Sun, frozen by night, chapped from the wind, infested with sand flies, dazed with heatstroke, faint with hunger, ... Read on »
Parkinsonian Facial Masking Jumps the Language Barrier by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Many years ago, I drew this cartoon Over the years I have had many requests to reprint, or repost this drawing, which I am usually happy to grant (yes it's a p ... Read on »
"Parkinson's and Luck" a New Post for the Nortwest Parkinson's Foundation by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health A faint cheer for civilization and imagination right here . Part of my ongoing posts for the NWPF Read on »
Parkison's events for January in Southcentral Alaska by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I know that you all have busy schedules for January filled with to-do's like "Avoid falling on slippery streets" and "practice my speech therapy homework" and "exercise ... Read on »
New Post for the Northwest Parkinson's Disease Foundation (Link) by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health "Hey! You Can't Do That!... Can You? Click here to go to post Read on »
December Calendar of Parkinson's Events by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health It's dark. It's cold. But at least you've got Parkinson's Disease. Given that, how could you spend your time better than attending this month's Telehealth interactive bro ... Read on »
New Post Available on the NWPF Site by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health It's dark. It's cold. But at least you've got Parkinson's Disease. Given that, how could you spend your time better than attending this month's Telehealth interactive b ... Read on »
Guest Post: Alaska Author Mike Holloway Recounts Rigors of Publishing With Parkinson's Disease by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Author Mike Holloway ventured into the world of publishing after Parkinson's Disease forced him out of his first career as a doctor. Below, he describes the measur ... Read on »