Ryan Tripp

Canada

Age diagnosed: 47

Specialist interest: Advocate engagement

“I want total inclusion of all people associated with Parkinson’s as equal members with equal input into our progress to improve quality of life and to ultimately find a cure!” 

My journey with Parkinson’s started in 1996 where I relied heavily upon my local support group to help me come to terms with the diagnosis. I found that focusing on supporting others ultimately allowed me to regain a pride and appreciation for work, that I had lost after discovering I had Parkinson’s. Now I work as a global advocate to ease the burden of Parkinson’s and find a cure. I’m prepared to do as much as I can for the cause.

“I’d like there to be more peace, understanding and acceptance.”

Pregnancy in Parkinson’s, 2 children since diagnosis.

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