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Executive Director

Jerry Henberger

Jerry Henberger

Executive Director
Jerry Henberger’s strong experience in healthcare, philanthropy and business management has anchored The Parkinson's Association's growth while expanding service to Southern California's Parkinson's communities. Jerry has served in executive positions with his own company, with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County, and with the Scripps Health Foundation. His first company was recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States with national awards from IBM and 3M. Jerry’s focus now is to support promising research for Parkinson’s while providing meaningful health care services to the Parkinson’s community.

Staff Members

Elizabeth Bhuta

Grant Coordinator/Marketing Associate

Andres Bratt-Leal, PhD

Senior Scientist

Natalie Harris


Thao Huynh

Special Events Assistant

Karen Jensen

Senior Director of Communications, Grants & Marketing

Ronn Johnson, Ph.D.

Minds and Motion Translational Services Manager

Charlotte King-Mills

Director of Education

Kent Layton, Psy.D.

Intern Program Director

Jenifer Ludwig

Credentialing and Billing Services Manager

Flora Najera

Director of Clinical Behavioral Services

Rita Nieves

Special Events Manager

Jaclyn Shirakata

Information and Referral Service Representative

Nessa Weinman

Director, Los Angeles Operations

Karen Hesley

Tremble Clefs Director

Carol Curcio

Dance for PD Director