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Jennifer Goldman MD, MS

Jennifer G. Goldman MD, MS

Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Jennifer G. Goldman, M.D., M.S., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurological Sciences, Section of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Dr. Goldman graduated from Princeton University and received her M.D. from Northwestern University Medical School.  She 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.  As a movement disorder specialist, Dr. Goldman treats patients with Parkinson's disease, atypical parkinsonian disorders, dementia with Lewy bodies, dystonia, and other movement-related conditions.  Her research focuses on understanding and improving treatments for cognitive and behavioral features of Parkinson's disease and parkinsonian disorders using advanced neuroimaging MRI scans and other biomarkers.  Her work has been funded by NIH, Michael J. Fox Foundation, Rush University, and the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.  She has published multiple research articles and book chapters on Parkinson's disease, cognition, and other movement disorders.  Dr. Goldman was the 2013 recipient of the Rush University Faculty Award for Excellence in Education, has lectured nationally and internationally on Parkinson's disease, and mentors trainees at all levels.  Dr. Goldman is the co-chair of the Parkinson’s Study Group Biomarkers Working Group and on the Steering Committees of the Movement Disorders Society Task Force on Parkinson’s disease-Mild Cognitive Impairment (PD-MCI) and Michael J. Fox Foundation BioFIND biomarkers study.  She also serves on the Lewy Body Dementia Association Scientific Advisory Committee, Movement Disorder Society PanAmerican Education Committee and Leadership Task Force, and the Dystonia Foundation’s Medical Advisory Committee for Musicians with Dystonia. 



Stock Ownership in medically-related fields:  none

Intellectual Property Rights:  none

Consultancies: none

Expert Testimony: none

Advisory Boards: Acadia, Pfizer, Teva

Employment: Rush University Medical Center

Partnerships: none

Contracts: none

Honoraria: Movement Disorders Society, American Academy of Neurology, Medscape

Royalties: none

Grants: NIH K23NS060949, Michael J. Fox Foundation, Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, Rush University, Teva (Moderato study, site-PI)

Other: none

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Onset of Non-Motor Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease