Call Our HELPLINE: 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636)

Principal Investigators & Advisors

Co-Chairs of this initiative are:

  • Connie Marras, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology of the NPF Center of Excellence at Toronto Western Hospital Movement Disorders Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Tanya Simuni, MD, Director of the NPF Center of Excellence, Parkinson's Disease Movement Disorders Center at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL
  • Tom Davis, MD, Director Division of Movement Disorders at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN
  • Eugene Nelson, DSc, Director of Quality Administration for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, in Lebanon, NH
  • Peter Schmidt, Ph.D., CIO and Vice President, Programs, at the National Parkinson Foundation
  • Fernando Cubillos, MD, Director of Research Programs, at the National Parkinson Foundation

Principal Investigators:

Rohit Dhall, MD
The Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center
Sunnyvale, CA

Bastiaan Bloem, MD, PhD
Nijmegen Parkinson’s Center
Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Naomi Salins, MD 
Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center
Scottsdale, AZ

Tanya Gurevich, MD
Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Tel Aviv, Israel

Mark Guttman, MD, FRCPC 
Centre for Movement Disorders
Markham, ON

Robert Hauser, MD, MBA 
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Joseph Jankovic, MD 
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Kelly Lyons, PhD, Co-chair
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Zoltan Mari, MD 
Johns Hopkins Medical Institute
Baltimore, MD

Irene Malaty, MD 
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

John Morgan, MD, PhD
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA

Joe Quinn, MD 
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

Fernando Pagan, MD
Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC

Sotirios Parashos, MD, PhD
Struther’s Parkinson’s Center
Golden Valley, MN

Nabila Dahodwala, MD 
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Tanya Simuni, MD
Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

David Simon, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterBoston, MA

Thomas Davis, MD, Co-chair
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

Connie Marras, MD, Co-chair
Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, Canada

Advisors:

Eric Cheng, MD MS, Advisor
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Nir Giladi, MD, Advisor
Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Tel Aviv, Israel

Laura Marsh, MD, Advisor
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Houston, TX

Michael Okun, MD, NPF National Medical Director 
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Eugene C. Nelson, DSc, MPH
The Dartmouth Institute
Lebanon, NH

NPF Staff:

Peter Schmidt, PhD
National Parkinson Foundation
Miami, FL

Fernando Cubillos, MD
National Parkinson Foundation
Miami, FL

Nadia Romero
National Parkinson Foundation
Miami, FL

mail icon

Subscribe to get the latest news on treatments, research and other updates.