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The Parkinson's Unity Walk mourns the loss of Dr. Robert Burke


The Parkinson's Unity Walk was deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. Robert Burke.  Bob was a respected member of the Parkinson's Unity Walk Board and provided scientific expertise and knowledge of Parkinson’s.  One of the founding Officers of the Movement Disorder Society and a founding member of the Editorial Board of Movement Disorders, he has served as a member of the Scientific Advisory Boards of the Parkinson Study Group, The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, National Parkinson Foundation and The Michael J. Fox Foundation. Click here to read more about Bob's contribution to the Parkinson's community.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations, in Bob's honor, be made payable to the trustees of Columbia University and mailed to:

Columbia University Medical Center
Office of Development
Attention: Matt Reals
516 West 168th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10032