Amy Louise Ruffle is an actor, producer and comedian best known for her lead role in NETFLIX’s Mako Mermaids and various stage productions here in Australian and in Los Angeles.
She joined the Shake It Up team to support her father Rob, who lives with Parkinson’s. He passionately participates in research projects in the hopes of finding a cure and inspired Amy to have a proactive role in funding that research.
Amy now hosts the Shake It Up Show, a series is about the different experiences in the Parkinson’s community, discussing a range of things including the road to diagnosis, coping with change, different therapies and interventions, misconceptions and everything in between. Amy hears from people living with Parkinson’s, people with Parkinson’s in their family or community, researchers working on Parkinson’s treatments, and more.
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