Investigators and Members of the Steering Committee

These individuals work to make life better for people with Parkinson’s through their participation in the Parkinson’s Outcomes Project.

Principal Investigator

  • Connie Marras, MD, PhD, Associate Professor at University Health Network, University of Toronto in Toronto Canada

Members of the Steering Committee

  • Tom Davis, M.D., Director Division of Movement Disorders at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN
  • Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology at University of Florida in Gainesville, FL
  • Nabila Dohodwala, MD, MS., Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA
  • Eugene Nelson, DSc, Director of Quality Administration for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH
  • Miriam Rafferty, D.P.T., Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Education in Health Sciences Northwestern University in Chicago, IL
  • Marilyn Neault, PhD. Parkinson’s Foundation Patient Research Advocate

Investigators

Irene Malaty, MD 
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
Contact Study Coordinator at: 352-294-5434

Sotirios Parashos, MD, PhD
Struther’s Parkinson’s Center
Golden Valley, MN
Contact Study Coordinator at: 952-993-5495

Jeff A. Kraakevik, MD 
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR
Contact Study Coordinator at: 503-494-7245

Tanya Simuni, MD
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL
Contact Study Coordinator at: 312-503-5645

Nabila Dahodwala, MD 
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Contact Study Coordinator at: 215-829-7725

Joseph Jankovic, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Contact Study Coordinator at: 713-798-3951

David Simon, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA
Contact Study Coordinator at: 617-667-9890

Kelly Lyons, PhD
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS
Contact Study Coordinator at: 913-588-6989

Kelly Mills, MD
Johns Hopkins Medical Institute
Baltimore, MD
Contact Study Coordinator at: 410-955-2954

Christopher Way, DO
The Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center
Sunnyvale, CA
Contact Study Coordinator at: 408-542-5620

John Morgan, MD, PhD
University of Augusta
Augusta, GA
Contact Study Coordinator at: 706-721-4912

Fernando Pagan, MD
Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC
Contact Study Coordinator at: 202-404-1447

Robert Hauser, MD, MBA 
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
Contact Study Coordinator at: 813-396-0757

Thomas Davis, MD
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
Contact Study Coordinator at: 615-936-5517

Naomi Salins, MD 
Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center
Scottsdale, AZ
Contact Study Coordinator at: 602-406-4206

Carlos Singer, MD
University of Miami
Miami, FL
Contact Study Coordinator at: 305-243-6732

Andrew Feigin, MD
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York City, NY
Contact Study Coordinator at: 646-501-4367

Connie Marras, MD
Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, Canada
Contact Study Coordinator at: 416- 603-5800 Ext. 6422

Anne-Louise Lafontaine, MD
McGill University Health Centre
Montreal, Canada
Contact Study Coordinator at: 514-398-7174

Janis Miyasaki, MD
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Canada
Contact Study Coordinator at: 780-248-1797

Tanya Gurevich, MD
Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Tel Aviv, Israel
Contact Study Coordinator at: 972-3-697-4912

Bastiaan Bloem, MD, PhD
Nijmegen Parkinson’s Center
Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Contact Study Coordinator at: 024-36-14308

Parkinson’s Foundation Staff

  • James C. Beck, PhD
    Parkinson's Foundaition
    New York, NY
  • Fernando Cubillos, M.D.
    Parkinson’s Foundation
    Miami, FL
  • Rebeca De Leon
    Parkinson’s Foundation
    Miami, FL

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