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.

Dr. Goldman is a fellowship-trained movement disorder neurologist with specialty board certification in behavioural neurology and neuropsychiatry. She graduated from Princeton University, received her MD from Northwestern University Medical School, and completed her neurology residency at Washington University; followed by a movement disorder fellowship and a M.Sc. in clinical research at Rush University. Her work focuses on understanding the cognitive, behavioural and motor aspects of Parkinson’s and other movement disorders, improving treatments and outcomes, and developing interdisciplinary care models.

Dr. Goldman has published over 100 scholarly articles and book chapters. She directs the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) Research Center of Excellence at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and chairs the LBDA Scientific Advisory Committee. She is also the fellowship director for the first-ever PD and Movement Disorders Neurorehabilitation fellowship at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.

Dr. Goldman is the 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 MDS Pan-American Section. Dr. Goldman serves on the MDS Task Forces on Leadership and Interdisciplinary and Integrated care and several journal Editorial boards.