Law Professor-Turned-Music Producer Releases CD for Parkinson's Research
When Melissa Tatum was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at age 36, she knew she wasn’t going to let it slow her down.
"Parkinson's is something that I have, but I've not let it define who I am," says Tatum, research professor of law and director of the Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy Program in the University of Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law.
Tatum now proudly tells people that since her diagnosis eight years ago she has fallen in love, gotten married, landed her dream job at the UA and taken up a fulfilling songwriting hobby. read more »