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Jax Hope News 

Follow the news and updates on Parkinson's Disease from your trusted non-profit!

Gregg Hummer assumes role as President of Jax Hope

On May 1st Jax Hope Inc. announced that Gregg Hummer will be taking over as President/CEO. Jennifer Otero a longtime Parkinson's Advocate resigned her position to concentrate more on the First Coast Parkinson's Run.


Gregg is a person with Parkinson's, he was diagnosed in September of 2014.  He also with the assistance of his wife Lita is the chairman of the Parkinson's Support Group of Orange Park, Florida. He also is an instructor for the Clay County Parkinson's exercise group. 


Gregg is also involved with the Parkinson's Foundation and serves on the People with Parkinson's Advisory Committee.


Gregg can be reached at

Procedure effectively treats Parkinson's essential tremor,
07 / 20 / 2022

Click here to learn about Alaine Keebaugh PhD's research in Neurogenetics (Deep Brain Stimulation) and how it can positively impact the life of people with Parkinson's Disease.


Click here to get more information about her meet and greet on August 3rd at the COA center in Ponte Vedra! 

Parkinson's disease afflicts thousands more Americans than previous estimates: new study

A new study estimates that 90,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) each year. This is a steep 50% increase from the previous estimate. Find out what this means for Parkinson’s research and our community.


Click here to get more information about what this study found.

Parkinson's National Day of Action

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The Parkinson’s community’s National Day of Action where we invite you to support legislation that can change the community.


For the first time in history, a bipartisan bill to end Parkinson’s has been introduced into the U.S. Senate, The National Plan to End Parkinson’s Act. 


Click here to get more information about how to get involved and take action today! 

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