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Dream Realized

What a whirlwind!  June 4 – 7 was the Fifth World Parkinson’s Congress in Kyoto, Japan. Nearly 3,000 people gathered to hear about the latest research about Parkinson’s disease and hear from some of us living with the disease.  I was incredibly honored to present with my friend, Nancy Peate, a talk about Resilience. A robust group… Continue reading Dream Realized

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Door Knobs

  I have always prided myself in having good balance and above average coordination.  At one point in elementary school I was an avid gymnast moving with ease on the balance beam and confidently tumbling through my floor routine. Believe it or not,  I can still do a halfway decent cartwheel (I only attempt this… Continue reading Door Knobs

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Fight! – My speech opening the Davis Phinney Victory Summit in Portland, OR 2018

Hello everyone. It is my honor to open the 2018 Davis Phinney Victory Summit. My name is Kat Hill and I was diagnosed with PD almost 3 years ago at the age of 48. After my diagnosis, I retired from my demanding career as a nurse-midwife after delivering over 800 babies. I then realized I… Continue reading Fight! – My speech opening the Davis Phinney Victory Summit in Portland, OR 2018