Barbara Snelgrove

Barbara Snelgrove is Director of Education and Support Services with Parkinson Society Canada. She collaborates with her education colleagues across Canada to develop resources and programs for people living with Parkinson disease, and their families. Her current projects include new resources for other Parkinson conditions, developing position statements on various topics such as pesticides, stem cells, and access to medications, creating a Canadian template for the successful UK “Get it on Time Program”, and managing Canada’s National Information and Referral Centre. She sits on Canada’s National Advocacy Committee and represents the Society on working groups such as Canada’s Coalition for Genetic Fairness and the Canadian Institute for Health Research’s Genetics Working Group. She’s a frequent guest speaker at conferences about caregiver support and dementia. She has extensively researched clinical topics and written about these in publications intended for public information.