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Faculty & Staff

  • Distinguished Professor of Neurology; Director, Parkinson's Disease Clinic & Research Center; Executive Vice Chair, Department of Neurology

  • Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology

  • Professor and Chair Emeritus, UCSF, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, School of Medicine

  • Associate Professor of Neurology

  • Director of Outreach; Consultant, patient care services

  • Professor, Departments of Neurology and Physiology; Co-Director, UCSF Cell Biology Graduate Program

  • Adjunct Professor

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery; Chief, Neurosurgery Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Principal Investigator, Movement Disorders Research

  • PDCRC Clinical Research Assistant


    Education & Training:

    • Bachelor of Arts in American Studies, University of California, Davis
    • Post-Baccaleaureate in Pre Medical Studies, San Francisco State University
    • Good Clinical Practice Workshops
    • Human Participants Protection Education for Research Teams
    • UCSF Human Subject Protections Courses

    Special Interests

    • Clinical treatment and management of Parkinson's disease
    • Patient/Caregiver education
    • Clinical Trials in Parkinson's disease
    • Community outreach
    • Cultural competency in clinical practice and research
    • Global health and gender studies


  • Assistant Professor of Neurology, UCSF; Assistant Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease

  • Research Nurse Coordinator

  • PDCRC Administrator and Coordinator

  • Professor of Neurosurgery; Dolores Cakebread Chair in Neurological Surgery; Surgical Director, Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education And Care Center (PADRECC), San Francisco Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center