Dr. Susan Fox Appointed Division Director for Neurology

Parkinson Canada is pleased to recognize Dr. Susan Fox on her recent appointment as the new Division Director of Neurology for the Department of Medicine at University Health Network and Sinai Health System, effective August 1, 2019.

Dr. Fox has served on many grant review committees, journal editorial boards and advisory boards, and serves as chair of Parkinson Canada’s Medical Advisory Council since 2015.

Dr. Fox has over 20 years’ experience in preclinical models of Parkinson’s disease and translational studies of novel pharmacological therapies for Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders such as dystonia. She has published over 160 peer-reviewed papers, reviews and book chapters in the field, and is a regular speaker at national and international conferences.

Most recently, Dr. Fox received a Garden Centre Group Co-Op Corp. Pilot Project Grant through the Parkinson Canada Research Program to study whether cannabis oils can help manage the types of pain that are uniquely experienced by people with Parkinson’s.

Read the full Toronto Western and University Hospital Network announcement here.