Professor of Neurology


I obtained my bachelor's degree at the University of Chicago in mathematics, master's degree in math from Washington University, MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Neurology Residency at the Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and then moved to R.I. in 1982. I pursue clincal research related to movement disorders, primarily Parksinon's disease, but also Huntington's disease, drug induced movement disorders, Machado-Joseph disease, etc. I was elected to the executive committee of the Parkinson Study Group and served a three year term. I served on the editorial boards of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders as well as Movement Disorders and was editor in chief of the Rhode Island Medical Journal for 20 years. I have been a peer reviewer for 90 international journals and several granting agencies, and have published over 200 peer reviewed articles. I was elected to fellowship in the American Academy of Neurology and the American Neurological Association.

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