Kirk Hall is a husband, father, and grandfather of six who lives in the Denver area. He has been an author and patient-perspective Parkinson’s advocate since 2011. His personal experience as a Person with Parkinson’s (PWP) includes participation in three area support groups, clinical research studies including two visits to the National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Neurological Disease & Stroke (NINDS), and joint presentations with movement disorder specialists to support groups sponsored by the Parkinson Association of the Rockies (PAR) and University of Colorado Hospital. Kirk has been a guest speaker at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center in Phoenix and has been the subject of television, radio, and newspaper interviews. He and his wife attended the World Parkinson’s Conference in Montreal 10/13.
Kirk has an undergraduate BS in business from Ohio State and an MBA in Human Resource Development from SUNY at Buffalo. He and his wife of 44 years, Linda, are Parkinson Disease Foundation Clinical Research Advocates. Kirk’s Shaky Paws Grampa blog, which includes articles about his writing, advocacy activities, PD-related subjects, and personal journey, has been visited by readers in 60+ countries around the world and can be found at.