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|Research Program Coordinator|
Address: 600 N. Wolfe St., Phipps 347, Baltimore, MD 21287
Elaina Hirsch is the Research Study Coordinator for the Methods of Optimal Depression Detection in Parkinson’s Disease (MOOD-PD) study headed by Dr. Laura Marsh, and funded by the National Institutes of Health. She works with several neurologists in private practice to recruit and coordinate visits for patients with Parkinson’s Disease who are interested in participating, screens and interviews participants, and manages the day-to-day operations for the study. Elaina also conducts cognitive and neuropsychological assessments for other studies through the NIH-funded Morris K. Udall Parkinson’s Disease Research Center (PDRC) at Johns Hopkins.
Elaina graduated from Cornell University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development, and has completed some Master's-level coursework in Clinical Psychology.
- Methods of Optimal Depression Detection in Parkinson's Disease (MOOD-PD).
- Longitudinal Study of Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders
- Atomoxetine for the treatment of executive dysfunction in patients with Parkinson's disease: A pilot open-label study.