Linda K. Olson
Linda K. Olson, MD, FACR, is an author and motivational speaker with a Get Out and Go message. A Professor Emeritus of radiology at University of California, San Diego, she is committed to empowering Parkinson's patients and families to live life as fully as possible in spite of their disabilities. She has been a triple amputee since 1979 and was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2015. Gone: A Memoir of Love, Body, and Taking Back My Life is her first book. Olson and her husband, David Hodgens, MD, raised two children and now live in San Diego with their black lab, Sally.