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Lewy Body and Parkinson's Disease Dementia

Event Date: May 20th, 2021

Join us for our 26th iGeriCare Live Event with Drs. Anthony Levinson and Richard Sztramko. Lewy body diseases are a group of conditions caused by deposits of an abnormal protein called Lewy bodies inside the brain cells. There are 3 types of Lewy body diseases: Parkinson disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, and Parkinson disease dementia. We will discuss the similarities, differences, and possible treatments for the three types of Lewy body diseases.

Dr. Richard Sztramko

Dr. Richard Sztramko

Geriatrician, Assistant Professor, McMaster University

Through his work with patients with dementia and their families, Dr. Sztramko came to understand that there is a desire and need for online education about dementia that has been developed by experts in geriatrics. This inspired him to pursue the creation of iGeriCare.

Dr. Anthony Levinson

Dr. Anthony Levinson

Neuropsychiatrist, Director, Division of e-Learning Innovation, McMaster University

At the Division of e-Learning Innovation, Dr. Levinson exercises his passion for researching and developing online solutions to deliver high-quality health educational experiences to both the public and health care professionals. iGeriCare provides a unique opportunity to leverage his expertise in mental health and learning technologies to create a modern and engaging approach to dementia education.

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