Hugh Johnston, CPA, CA, – Canada
Hugh Johnston’s career has focused on strategic planning, business analysis, and fact-based decision making; informed by research into the fundamental long term drivers of performance and getting results.
Challenged with a diagnosis of PD, Hugh set out to learn everything he could about the disease to begin developing the skills and knowledge needed to enter the next phase of his career as a Parkinson’s Advocate.
Hugh can be found on social media @topdresearch and on the Parkinson’s Research Interest Group (PRIG) on Facebook. Hugh is Chair of the Toronto Western Hospital Movement Disorders Clinic Patient Advisory Board and is an active member of the Ontario Neurodegenerative Disease Research Initiative’s Patient and Community Advisory Committee.
Hugh’s research interests in YOPD are focused on the genetics of YOPD, incidence and prevalence of younger onset, and progression & mortality risk in YOPD.