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Fellowship Graduates

This list includes only those with clinical training.



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Steven Reich, M.D.1987-1988Professor, University of MarylandClinical movement disordersVoted Baltimore Top Doctor numerous times
Hagai Bergman, M.D.1988-1990Professor, Hebrew University of JerusalemBasal ganglia physiology in health and Parkinson's disease2013 Rappaport Prize for excellence in biomedical research; 2016 Blumberg Prize for medical science
Jerrold Vitek, M.D., Ph.D.1988-1990Professor, University of Minnesota; Head, Department of NeurologyNeuromodulation in Parkinson's diseaseDirector, University of Minnesota Udall Center
Thomas Wichmann, M.D.1989-1992Professor, Emory University; Associate Director, Emory Movement Disorders ClinicCauses and effects of abnormal neuronal activity in the basal ganglia in Parkinson's diseaseDirector, Emory University Udall Center
Ted Dawson, M.D., Ph.D.1990-1992Professor, Johns HopkinsMechanisms of Parkinson's disease pathogenesisNumerous publication in Science and Cell; Director, Johns Hopkins Udall Center
Edwin George, M.D., Ph.D.1991-1993Assistant Professor, Director, Movement Disorders Center, Wayne State UniversityClinical Trials for Parkinson's disease and dystonia; neuronal reaction to injury and neural regeneration2010 Chair of the Board of Directors, Michigan Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Katrin Andreasson, M.D.1992-1994Professor, Stanford UniversityMechanisms of neuroinflammation in synaptic and neuronal injury in chronic and acute models of neurological disease 2001 Paul Beeson Physician Faculty Scholars in Aging Award, American Federation for Aging Research; 2005 Pfizer/AFAR Innovations in Aging Research Award, American Federation for Aging Research
Allen Mandir, M.D., Ph.D.1996-1998Professor, Georgetown University Medical CenterNeurophysiology; movement disorders and Parkinson's disease treatmentDirector, Georgetown Intraoperative Neuromonitoring program
Michael Cooper, M.D.1996-1999Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University; Chief, VA NeurologyBrain tumor cellular heterogeneity with respect to molecular pathways that drive glioma cell growth and adaptive responses to therapeutic modalities1996 Howard Hughes Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Physicians
Hyder Jinnah, M.D., Ph.D.1998-2000Professor, Emory UniversityNeurobiology / genetics of dystoniaDirector, Dystonia Coalition
Joseph Savitt, M.D., Ph.D.2001-2003Associate Professor, University of MarylandAtypical ParkinsonismsSite P.I. on numerous clinical trials
Frank Skidmore, M.D.2002-2003Associate Professor, University of AlabamaHigh-performance computer analysis of brain imaging dataMore than 25 peer-reviewed publications
Rainer Von Coelln, M.D., Ph.D.2009-2010Assistant Professor, University of MarylandDBS, selection / management, genetics in Parkinson's disease2014 AAN Clinical Research Training Fellowship
Shawn Smyth, M.D.2011-2012Movement disorders private practice, JHU adjunct / affiliateAtypical Parkinsonism, DBS management, dementiaPublished on cognitive aspects of movement disorders
Liana Rosenthal, M.D.2010-2012Assistant Professor, JHUParkinson's disease, ataxiaClinical Director of Udall Parkinson's Disease Center of Excellence, Johns Hopkins
Chizoba C. Umeh, M.D.2012-2013Clinical Instructor, Brigham and Women's HospitalDBS management, botulinum toxin treatmentPublished on Parkinson's disease and other movement disorder topics
Laura Tochen, M.D.2014-2016Assistant Professor, Children's National Health SystemsPediatric movement disorders, DBS in pediatric casesPublished on a variety of pediatric movement disorders
Martin Kronenbuerger, M.D.2014-2017Research Associate, Queen's Univeristy, Toronto DBS, essential TremorNumerous publications during fellowship
Ankur Butala, M.D.2015-2018Assistant Professor, Johns HopkinsPsychiatric aspects of movement disorders (double boarded, joint psychiatry appt), cannabis in movement disordersSpearheading several clinical studies
Emile Moukheiber, M.D.2016-2018Instructor, Johns HopkinsAtaxia, telemedicine, international medicine, Parkinson's disease, neuromodulationHired early out of fellowship


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