Movement Disorders Fellowship

Naama Cohen, ACNP, Aindita Deb, MD, and Kara Smith, MD

The Department of Neurology at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine/UMASS Memorial Medical Center offers a one-year movement disorders subspecialty training position in the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center.

 The fellowship is dedicated to developing clinical and research skills in movement disorders. Clinical training includes diagnosing and managing a variety of movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease, atypical parkinsonism, ataxia, dystonia, tremor, and Huntington’s disease, deep brain stimulator pre-surgical evaluation and programming, and administration of botulinum toxin injections. There are also training opportunities in the evaluation and treatment of Autonomic disorders, the Autonomic laboratory and in neurorehabilitation.

Clinical and basic science research opportunities are available, and fellows are encouraged to pursue an independent research project under mentorship of the fellowship directors.

Candidates must be board-eligible in Neurology and be in good standing in their current position.  Interested neurology residents should send a letter of interest and their CV to fellowship coordinator Lois Holmes at lois.holmes@umassmemorial.org.

 Fellowship Directors:

 Anindita Deb, MD

 Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery

 Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center

 Anindita.Deb@umassmemorial.org

  

 Kara Smith, MD

 Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery

 Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center

 Kara.Smith@umassmemorial.org

 

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