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Patricia Davies

Parkinson's Foundation
Reasearch Advocate
Pat originates from the UK where she was Managing Director of a professional conference organizing company in London for many years. In 1991 she moved to Washington DC to head up the arrangements for the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group & the International Monetary Fund, a position she held until her retirement in 2007. In 2009 Pat was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease & since then she has become involved with several Parkinson’s organizations, including the Parkinson's Foundation, where she is a Research Advocate, & the World Parkinson Coalition, where she was a Board member for six years. Pat volunteers with several other organizations & in 2016 she was named as a Washingtonian of the Year for her services to the homeless.