Wright/Falls/Simmons Professorship in PSP/Atypical Parkinson’s
Robert “Bob” and Rebecca “Becky” Allen established this fund in 2010 in memory of Becky’s mother, Hazel Simmons Hodges. This fund helps support a professorship in movement disorders with a focus on progressive supranuclear palsy and atypical Parkinson’s disease at the College of Medicine at the University of Florida.
Becky is a retired bank executive who served as president of Barnett Bank of the Treasure Coast in Vero Beach, FL, Barnett Bank of S.W. Florida in Sarasota, FL and Barnett Banks Trust Company in Jacksonville, FL.
Becky is a member of the University of Florida Foundation Board, chairs the Donor Relations Advisory Council and is a former member of the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Bob earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education health & recreation in 1958, a master’s degree in public health in 1959, and a doctoral degree in education in 1969, all from the University of Florida. He is a professor emeritus from the UF College of Health and Human Performance.
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