Section Chief, Parkinson's and Movement Disorders; Professor, Depts of PM&R and Neurology
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Dr. Jennifer G. Goldman, MD, MS is the Section Chief, Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Professor in the Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neurology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. Dr. Goldman is a fellowship-trained movement disorder neurologist with specialty training and board certification in behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry. Dr. Goldman graduated from Princeton University, received her MD from Northwestern University Medical School, and completed her neurology residency training at Washington University in St. Louis, followed by a movement disorder fellowship and a Master of Science degree in clinical research at Rush University in Chicago. Her clinical and research work focuses on understanding the cognitive, behavioral and motor aspects of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, improving treatments for these features, and developing new models of interdisciplinary care. Her research has been funded by NIH, Michael J. Fox Foundation, Parkinson’s foundation, and others, and she has published over 100 scholarly articles and book chapters. As a clinician, Dr. Goldman is passionate about offering a holistic, comprehensive, and interdisciplinary team-based approach for people with PD and movement disorders and their care partners. Dr. Goldman is the fellowship director for the first-ever PD and Movement Disorders Neurorehabilitation fellowship at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. She is also the director of the Lewy Body Dementia Association Research Center of Excellence at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. Dr. Goldman is currently the Chair of the Lewy Body Dementia Association Scientific Advisory Committee, co-chair of the Parkinson’s Foundation Rehabilitation Task Force, co-chair of the International Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) PD-MCI Validation study group, and Secretary-Elect of the International Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) Pan-American Section. Dr. Goldman serves on the MDS Task Forces on Leadership and Interdisciplinary and Integrated care; the AAN Women in Leadership Committee; and Editorial boards of the Movement Disorders journal and Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders and as an Associate Editor for Frontiers in Neuroscience Neurorehabilitation journal. She is the past chair of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Movement Disorders Section (2018-2020), MDS Pan-American Section Education Committee (2015-2019), and Parkinson Study Group Biomarkers Working Group (2015-2018).
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
12:35 PM – 1:50 PM ET