Section Chief, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders; Professor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neurology
Shirley Ryan Abilitylab and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois – United States
Jennifer G. Goldman, MD, MS, is the Section Chief for Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and Movement Disorders at the Shirley Ryan Abilitylab and Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neurology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Goldman is a Movement Disorders neurologist with specialty board certification in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry. She graduated from Princeton University and completed her MD at Northwestern University Medical School, Neurology residency at Washington University in St. Louis, and Movement Disorder fellowship and Master of Science in Clinical Research at Rush University in Chicago. Dr. Goldman was previously Professor of Neurological Sciences at Rush University, where she founded and directed the interdisciplinary Integrated Cognitive Behavioral Movement Disorders program. Dr. Goldman’s work is well known in PD, cognition and behavior, and interdisciplinary care. Her research has been instrumental in examining cognition and behavior in PD, neuroimaging and biomarkers, and multidimensional care models. She has been funded by NIH, Michael J. Fox Foundation, Parkinson’s Foundation, among others and has published over 80 research articles and book chapters. She is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and American Neurological Association. Dr. Goldman serves as faculty for the Parkinson's Foundation Allied Team Training programs and on the Movement Disorders Society (MDS) Integrated and Interdisciplinary Task Force for PD. She has held leadership roles in various committees: Parkinson’s Study Group (Biomarkers, Chair 2015-2018), Lewy Body Dementia Association Scientific Advisory Committee (Chair, 2019-), AAN Section of Movement Disorders (Chair, 2018-2020) and membership on Movement Disorders journal Editorial Board, MDS Leadership Task Force, AAN Women in Leadership Committee, Parkinson’s Foundation Scientific Advisory Board, and Michael J. Fox Foundation Cognition Advisory Board. Dr. Goldman received the 2013 Rush University Faculty Award for Excellence in Education, chairs the MDS Pan-American Section Education Committee, and lectures nationally and internationally.
Tuesday, November 5
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM
Friday, November 8
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM