Our Parkinson's Education Center of the APDA East Texas Chapter serves all of the East
Texas area and serves as a resource for persons with Parkinson's Disease (PD), their caregivers, family members and health
The Center is located at East Texas Medical Center - Olympic Plaza Building, Suite 906, in
Tyler, Texas and serves the following counties: Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Brazos, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Fannin,
Franklin, Freestone, Grayson, Gregg, Grimes, Harrison, Henderson, Hill, Hopkins, Houston, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Leon, Liberty,
Madison, Marion, Montgomery, Morris, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Panola, Polk, Rains, Red River, Rusk, San Augustine, San Jacinto,
Shelby, Smith, Titus, Trinity, Tyler, Upshur, Van Zandt, Walker, Washington and Wood.
Our Parkinson's Coordinator
is Kelly M. Boutin. She has been with the I & R Center since April 2007. Ms. Boutin provides a ready
source of current information about Parkinson's disease, answers questions about the disease, offers educational materials,
provides a comprehensive resource and referral network and presents local and regional symposiums and educational in-service
and publications. She is a board member of the APDA East Texas Chapter to provide special programs, Chapter memberships
and assist in the planning and coordination of fundraising events for East Texas.