• Alberto Espay, MD
  • Associate Professor
  • Clinical Office:
    UC Health Physicians Office – Clifton
    222 Piedmont Avenue, Ste. 3200
    Cincinnati, OH 45219
  • Phone: 513-475-8730
  • Email: alberto.espay@uc.edu

    Research/Clinical Interests:

  • Movement Disorders, Parkinson's Disease, Dystonia

    Education/Credentials:

  • Medical Degree: Central University of Venezuela
  • Residency: Indiana University
  • Fellowship: University of Toronto
  • Clinical Research Fellowship: Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
  • Master's Degree (2005): University of Toronto

Board Certifications & Licenses:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 05/12/2003, certificate valid through 12/31/2013
  • 1996, Diplomate of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
  • 1994, Venezuelan Permanent Medical License
  • 2001, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario License
  • 2002, New York State Physician License
  • 1998, Indiana State Physician License
  • 2005, Ohio State Medical Board License

Peer Reviewed Publications (in chronological order):

  • Espay, A. J., Fasano, A., van Nuenen, B. F. L., Payne, M. M., Snijders, A. H., & Bloem, B. R. (2012). "On" state freezing of gait in Parkinson disease: A paradoxical levodopa-induced complication. . Neurology , 78 (7) , 454-7.
  • Espay, A. J., Fasano, A., & Morgante, F. (2012). The six gaps in the search of neuroprotection for Parkinson's disease. . Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics , 12 (2) , 111-3.
  • Mera, T. O., Heldman, D. A., Espay, A. J., Payne, M., & Giuffrida, J. P. (2012). Feasibility of home-based automated Parkinson's disease motor assessment. . Journal of Neuroscience Methods , 203 (1) , 152-6.
  • Paumier, K. L., Siderowf, A. D., Auinger, P., Oakes, D., Madhavan, L., Espay, A. J., Revilla, F. J., & Collier, T. J. (2012). Tricyclic antidepressants delay the need for dopaminergic therapy in early Parkinson's disease. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 27 (7) , 880-887.
  • Morgante, F., Edwards, M. J., Espay, A. J., Fasano, A., Mir, P., & Martino, D. (2012). Diagnostic agreement in patients with psychogenic movement disorders. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 27 (4) , 548-52.
  • Espay, A. J., Giuffrida, J. P., Chen, R., Payne, M., Mazzella, F., Dunn, E., Vaughan, J. E., Duker, A. P., Sahay, A., Kim, S. J., Revilla, F. J., & Heldman, D. A. (2011). Differential response of speed, amplitude, and rhythm to dopaminergic medications in Parkinson's disease. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 26 (14) , 2504-8.
  • Espay, A. J., & Litvan, I. (2011). Parkinsonism and frontotemporal dementia: the clinical overlap. . Journal of Molecular Neuroscience : MN , 45 (3) , 343-9.
  • Djarmati-Westenberger, A., Brüggemann, N., Espay, A. J., Bhatia, K. P., & Klein, C. (2011). A novel DCC mutation and genetic heterogeneity in congenital mirror movements. . Neurology , 77 (16) , 1580.
  • Stamelou, M., Edwards, M. J., Espay, A. J., Fung, V. S. C., Hallett, M., Lang, A. E., Tijssen, M. A. J., & Bhatia, K. P. (2011). Movement disorders on YouTube--caveat spectator. . The New England Journal of Medicine , 365 (12) , 1160-1.
  • Heldman, D. A., Giuffrida, J. P., Chen, R., Payne, M., Mazzella, F., Duker, A. P., Sahay, A., Kim, S. J., Revilla, F. J., & Espay, A. J. (2011). The modified bradykinesia rating scale for Parkinson's disease: reliability and comparison with kinematic measures. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 26 (10) , 1859-63.
  • Espay, A. J., & Lang, A. E. (2011). The psychogenic toe signs. . Neurology , 77 (5) , 508-9.
  • Moscovich, M., Munhoz, R. P., Becker, N., Barbosa, E. R., Espay, A. J., Weiser, R., & Teive, H. A. G. (2011). Américo Negrette and Huntington's disease. . Arquivos De Neuro-psiquiatria , 69 (4) , 711-3.
  • Espay, A. J., Spina, S., Houghton, D. J., Murrell, J. R., de Courten-Myers, G. M., Ghetti, B., & Litvan, I. (2011). Rapidly progressive atypical parkinsonism associated with frontotemporal lobar degeneration and motor neuron disease. . Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry , 82 (7) , 751-3.
  • Espay, A. J., & Henderson, K. K. (2011). Postencephalitic parkinsonism and basal ganglia necrosis due to Epstein-Barr virus infection. . Neurology , 76 (17) , 1529-30.
  • Espay, A. J., Dwivedi, A. K., Payne, M., Gaines, L., Vaughan, J. E., Maddux, B. N., Slevin, J. T., Gartner, M., Sahay, A., Revilla, F. J., Duker, A. P., & Shukla, R. (2011). Methylphenidate for gait impairment in Parkinson disease: a randomized clinical trial. . Neurology , 76 (14) , 1256-62.
  • Espay, A. J., Vaughan, J. E., Shukla, R., Gartner, M., Sahay, A., Revilla, F. J., & Duker, A. P. (2011). Botulinum toxin type A for Levodopa-induced cervical dyskinesias in Parkinson's disease: unfavorable risk-benefit ratio. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 26 (5) , 913-4.
  • Espay, A. J., & Chen, R. (2011). Primary writing tremor and writer's cramp: distinct phenomenology, diverging pathophysiology. . Clinical Neurophysiology : Official Journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology , 122 (1) , 5-6.
  • Espay, Alberto J (2010). Management of motor complications in Parkinson disease: current and emerging therapies. . Neurologic Clinics , 28 (4) , 913-25.
  • Duker, A. P., & Espay, A. J. (2010). Images in clinical medicine. Hemichorea–hemiballism after diabetic ketoacidosis. . The New England Journal of Medicine , 363 (17) , e27.
  • Espay, A. J., Paviour, D. C., O'Sullivan, J. D., Schmidt, R. E., Revilla, F. J., & Metman, L. V. (2010). Juvenile levodopa-responsive Parkinsonism with early orobuccolingual dyskinesias and cognitive impairment. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 25 (12) , 1860-7.
  • Espay, A. J., Vaughan, J. E., Marras, C., Fowler, R., & Eckman, M. H. (2010). Early versus delayed bilateral subthalamic deep brain stimulation for parkinson's disease: a decision analysis. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 25 (10) , 1456-63.
  • Borgheresi, A., Espay, A. J., Giovannelli, F., Vanni, P., Zaccara, G., & Cincotta, M. (2010). Congenital mirror movements in Parkinson's disease: clinical and neurophysiological observations. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 25 (10) , 1520-3.
  • Dalal, P., Leslie, N. D., Lindor, N. M., Gilbert, D. L., & Espay, A. J. (2010). Motor tics, stereotypies, and self-flagellation in primrose syndrome. . Neurology , 75 (3) , 284-6.
  • Ferioli, S., Dalmau, J., Kobet, C. A., Zhai, Q. J., Broderick, J. P., & Espay, A. J. (2010). Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis: characteristic behavioral and movement disorder. . Archives of Neurology , 67 (2) , 250-1.
  • Espay, A. J., Lang, A. E., & Chen, R. (2010). Effect of movement frequency on repetitive finger movements in patients with Parkinson's disease. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 25 (2) , 252; author reply 25.
  • Espay, Alberto J (2010). Motor excess during movement: Overflow, mirroring, and synkinesis. . Clinical Neurophysiology : Official Journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology , 121 (1) , 5-6.
  • Espay, A. J., Baram, Y., Dwivedi, A. K., Shukla, R., Gartner, M., Gaines, L., Duker, A. P., & Revilla, F. J. (2010). At-home training with closed-loop augmented-reality cueing device for improving gait in patients with Parkinson disease. . Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development , 47 (6) , 573-81.
  • Espay,A. J., Beaton,D. E., Morgante,F., Gunraj,C. A., Lang,A. E., Chen,R. (2009). Impairments of speed and amplitude of movement in Parkinson';s disease: a pilot study . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 24 (7) , 1001 , 1008.
  • Espay,A. J. (2009). Motor excess during movement: Overflow, mirroring, and synkinesis . Clinical Neurophysiology : Official Journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology.
  • Espay,A. J., Goldenhar,L. M., Voon,V., Schrag,A., Burton,N., Lang,A. E. (2009). Opinions and clinical practices related to diagnosing and managing patients with psychogenic movement disorders: An international survey of movement disorder society members . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 24 (9) , 1366 , 1374.
  • Espay, A. J., Goldenhar, L. M., Voon, V., Schrag, A., Burton, N., & Lang, A. E. (2009). Opinions and clinical practices related to diagnosing and managing patients with psychogenic movement disorders: An international survey of movement disorder society members. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 24 (9) , 1366-74.
  • Espay, A. J., Beaton, D. E., Morgante, F., Gunraj, C. A., Lang, A. E., & Chen, R. (2009). Impairments of speed and amplitude of movement in Parkinson's disease: a pilot study. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 24 (7) , 1001-8.
  • Espay,A. J., Schmithorst,V. J., Szaflarski,J. P. (2008). Chronic isolated hemifacial spasm as a manifestation of epilepsia partialis continua . Epilepsy & Behavior : E & B , 12 (2) , 332 , 336.
  • Espay,A. J., Duker,A. P., Chen,R., Okun,M. S., Barrett,E. T., Devoto,J., Zeilman,P., Gartner,M., Burton,N., Miranda,H. A., Mandybur,G. T., Zesiewicz,T. A., Foote,K. D., Revilla,F. J. (2008). Deep brain stimulation of the ventral intermediate nucleus of the thalamus in medically refractory orthostatic tremor: preliminary observations . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 23 (16) , 2357 , 2362.
  • Espay,A. J., Narayan,R. K., Duker,A. P., Barrett,E. T.,Jr, de Courten-Myers,G. (2008). Lower-body parkinsonism: reconsidering the threshold for external lumbar drainage . Nature Clinical Practice.Neurology , 4 (1) , 50 , 55.
  • Espay,A. J. (2008). Reversible parkinsonism and ataxia associated with high-dose octreotide . Neurology , 70 (24) , 2345 , 2346.
  • Revilla,F. J., de la Cruz,R., Khardori,N., Espay,A. J. (2008). Teaching NeuroImage: Oculomasticatory myorhythmia: pathognomonic phenomenology of Whipple disease . Neurology , 70 (6) , e25.
  • Revilla FJ, de la Cruz R, Khardori N, Espay AJ. (2008). (In Press). Teaching Neuroimage: Oculomasticatory myorthythmia: pathognomonic phenomenology of Whipple Disease . Neurology , 70 (6) , e25.
  • Espay, A. J., Duker, A. P., Chen, R., Okun, M. S., Barrett, E. T., Devoto, J., Zeilman, P., Gartner, M., Burton, N., Miranda, H. A., Mandybur, G. T., Zesiewicz, T. A., Foote, K. D., & Revilla, F. J. (2008). Deep brain stimulation of the ventral intermediate nucleus of the thalamus in medically refractory orthostatic tremor: preliminary observations. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 23 (16) , 2357-62.
  • Espay, Alberto J (2008). Reversible parkinsonism and ataxia associated with high-dose octreotide. . Neurology , 70 (24) , 2345-6.
  • Revilla, F. J., de la Cruz, R., Khardori, N., & Espay, A. J. (2008). Teaching NeuroImage: Oculomasticatory myorhythmia: pathognomonic phenomenology of Whipple disease. . Neurology , 70 (6) , e25.
  • Espay, A. J., Schmithorst, V. J., & Szaflarski, J. P. (2008). Chronic isolated hemifacial spasm as a manifestation of epilepsia partialis continua. . Epilepsy & Behavior : E & B , 12 (2) , 332-6.
  • Espay, A. J., Narayan, R. K., Duker, A. P., Barrett, E. T., & de Courten-Myers, G. (2008). Lower-body parkinsonism: reconsidering the threshold for external lumbar drainage. . Nature Clinical Practice. Neurology , 4 (1) , 50-5.
  • Espay,A. J., Chen,R., Moro,E., Lang,A. E. (2007). Fixed dystonia unresponsive to pallidal stimulation improved by motor cortex stimulation . Neurology , 69 (10) , 1062 , 3; author reply 1063.
  • Li,J. Y., Espay,A. J., Gunraj,C. A., Pal,P. K., Cunic,D. I., Lang,A. E., Chen,R. (2007). Interhemispheric and ipsilateral connections in Parkinson';s disease: relation to mirror movements . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 22 (6) , 813 , 821.
  • Espay,A. J., Fox,S. H., Marras,C., Lang,A. E., Chen,R. (2007). Isolated diaphragmatic tremor: is there a spectrum in "respiratory myoclonus"? . Neurology , 69 (7) , 689 , 692.
  • Duker,A. P., Espay,A. J. (2007). Parkinsonism associated with striatal perivascular space dilation . Neurology , 68 (18) , 1540.
  • Kishore,A., Espay,A. J., Marras,C., Al-Khairalla,T., Arenovich,T., Asante,A., Miyasaki,J., Lang,A. E. (2007). Unilateral versus bilateral tasks in early asymmetric Parkinson';s disease: differential effects on bradykinesia . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 22 (3) , 328 , 333.
  • Li JY, Espay AJ, Gunrai CA, Pal PK, Cunic DL, Lang AE, Chen R. (2007). (In Press). Interhemispheric and ipsilateral connections in Parkinson's disease: relation to mirror movements . Mov Disord. , 22 (6) , 813 , -821.
  • Espay, A. J., Chen, R., Moro, E., & Lang, A. E. (2007). Fixed dystonia unresponsive to pallidal stimulation improved by motor cortex stimulation. . Neurology , 69 (10) , 1062-3; author reply.
  • Espay, A. J., Fox, S. H., Marras, C., Lang, A. E., & Chen, R. (2007). Isolated diaphragmatic tremor: is there a spectrum in "respiratory myoclonus"? . Neurology , 69 (7) , 689-92.
  • Duker, A. P., & Espay, A. J. (2007). Parkinsonism associated with striatal perivascular space dilation. . Neurology , 68 (18) , 1540.
  • Li, J., Espay, A. J., Gunraj, C. A., Pal, P. K., Cunic, D. I., Lang, A. E., & Chen, R. (2007). Interhemispheric and ipsilateral connections in Parkinson's disease: relation to mirror movements. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 22 (6) , 813-21.
  • Kishore, A., Espay, A. J., Marras, C., Al-Khairalla, T., Arenovich, T., Asante, A., Miyasaki, J., & Lang, A. E. (2007). Unilateral versus bilateral tasks in early asymmetric Parkinson's disease: differential effects on bradykinesia. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 22 (3) , 328-33.
  • Espay,A. J., Kumar,V., Sarpel,G. (2006). Anti-Hu-associated paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis presenting as rapidly progressive non-convulsive status epilepticus . Journal of the Neurological Sciences , 246 (1-2) , 149 , 152.
  • Espay,A. J., Revilla,F. J. (2006). Cerebellar limb tremor and inferior olivary hypertrophy . Neurology , 67 (7) , 1250.
  • Espay,A. J., Morgante,F., Purzner,J., Gunraj,C. A., Lang,A. E., Chen,R. (2006). Cortical and spinal abnormalities in psychogenic dystonia . Annals of Neurology , 59 (5) , 825 , 834.
  • Espay,A. J., Morgante,F., Gunraj,C., Chen,R., Lang,A. E. (2006). Mirror movements in Parkinson';s disease: effect of dopaminergic drugs . Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry , 77 (10) , 1194 , 1195.
  • Morgante,F., Espay,A. J., Gunraj,C., Lang,A. E., Chen,R. (2006). Motor cortex plasticity in Parkinson';s disease and levodopa-induced dyskinesias . Brain : A Journal of Neurology , 129 (Pt 4) , 1059 , 1069.
  • Espay,A. J., Bergeron,C., Chen,R., Lang,A. E. (2006). Rapidly progressive sporadic dentatorubral pallidoluysian atrophy with intracytoplasmic inclusions and no CAG repeat expansion . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 21 (12) , 2251 , 2254.
  • Espay,A. J., Chen,R. (2006). Rigidity and spasms from autoimmune encephalomyelopathies: stiff-person syndrome . Muscle & Nerve , 34 (6) , 677 , 690.
  • Espay,A. J., Mandybur,G. T., Revilla,F. J. (2006). Surgical treatment of movement disorders . Clinics in Geriatric Medicine , 22 (4) , 813 , 25, vi.
  • Postuma,R. B., Espay,A. J., Zadikoff,C., Suchowersky,O., Martin,W. R., Lafontaine,A. L., Ranawaya,R., Camicioli,R., Lang,A. E. (2006). Vitamins and entacapone in levodopa-induced hyperhomocysteinemia: a randomized controlled study . Neurology , 66 (12) , 1941 , 1943.
  • Postuma RB, Espay AJ, Zadikoff C, Suchowersky O, Martin WR, Lafontaine AL, Ranawaya R, Camicoli R, Lang AE. (2006). (In Press). Vitamins and entacapone in levodopa-induced hyperhomocysteinemia: a randomized controlled study . Neurology , 66 (12) , 1941 , - 1943.
  • Espay, A. J., Bergeron, C., Chen, R., & Lang, A. E. (2006). Rapidly progressive sporadic dentatorubral pallidoluysian atrophy with intracytoplasmic inclusions and no CAG repeat expansion. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 21 (12) , 2251-4.
  • Espay, A. J., & Chen, R. (2006). Rigidity and spasms from autoimmune encephalomyelopathies: stiff-person syndrome. . Muscle & Nerve , 34 (6) , 677-90.
  • Espay, A. J., Mandybur, G. T., & Revilla, F. J. (2006). Surgical treatment of movement disorders. . Clinics in Geriatric Medicine , 22 (4) , 813-25, vi.
  • Espay, A. J., & Revilla, F. J. (2006). Cerebellar limb tremor and inferior olivary hypertrophy. . Neurology , 67 (7) , 1250.
  • Espay, A. J., Morgante, F., Gunraj, C., Chen, R., & Lang, A. E. (2006). Mirror movements in Parkinson's disease: effect of dopaminergic drugs. . Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry , 77 (10) , 1194-5.
  • Espay, A. J., Kumar, V., & Sarpel, G. (2006). Anti-Hu-associated paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis presenting as rapidly progressive non-convulsive status epilepticus. . Journal of the Neurological Sciences , 246 (1-2) , 149-52.
  • Postuma, R. B., Espay, A. J., Zadikoff, C., Suchowersky, O., Martin, W. R. W., Lafontaine, A., Ranawaya, R., Camicioli, R., & Lang, A. E. (2006). Vitamins and entacapone in levodopa-induced hyperhomocysteinemia: a randomized controlled study. . Neurology , 66 (12) , 1941-3.
  • Espay, A. J., Morgante, F., Purzner, J., Gunraj, C. A., Lang, A. E., & Chen, R. (2006). Cortical and spinal abnormalities in psychogenic dystonia. . Annals of Neurology , 59 (5) , 825-34.
  • Morgante, F., Espay, A. J., Gunraj, C., Lang, A. E., & Chen, R. (2006). Motor cortex plasticity in Parkinson's disease and levodopa-induced dyskinesias. . Brain : A Journal of Neurology , 129 (Pt 4) , 1059-69.
  • Espay,A. J., Hung,S. W., Sanger,T. D., Moro,E., Fox,S. H., Lang,A. E. (2005). A writing device improves writing in primary writing tremor . Neurology , 64 (9) , 1648 , 1650.
  • Espay,A. J., Andrade,D. M., Wennberg,R. A., Lang,A. E. (2005). Atypical absences and recurrent absence status in an adult with Angelman syndrome due to the UBE3A mutation . Epileptic Disorders : International Epilepsy Journal with Videotape , 7 (3) , 227 , 230.
  • Espay,A. J., Li,J. Y., Johnston,L., Chen,R., Lang,A. E. (2005). Mirror movements in parkinsonism: evaluation of a new clinical sign . Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry , 76 (10) , 1355 , 1358.
  • Espay,A. J., Bull,R. L. (2005). Petrositis in Ramsay Hunt syndrome with multiple cranial neuropathies . Archives of Neurology , 62 (11) , 1774 , 1775.
  • Espay, A. J., & Bull, R. L. (2005). Petrositis in Ramsay Hunt syndrome with multiple cranial neuropathies. . Archives of Neurology , 62 (11) , 1774-5.
  • Espay, A. J., Li, J., Johnston, L., Chen, R., & Lang, A. E. (2005). Mirror movements in parkinsonism: evaluation of a new clinical sign. . Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry , 76 (10) , 1355-8.
  • Espay, A. J., Andrade, D. M., Wennberg, R. A., & Lang, A. E. (2005). Atypical absences and recurrent absence status in an adult with Angelman syndrome due to the UBE3A mutation. . Epileptic Disorders : International Epilepsy Journal with Videotape , 7 (3) , 227-30.
  • Espay, A. J., Hung, S. W., Sanger, T. D., Moro, E., Fox, S. H., & Lang, A. E. (2005). A writing device improves writing in primary writing tremor. . Neurology , 64 (9) , 1648-50.
  • Espay,A. J., Ashby,P., Hanajima,R., Jog,M. S., Lang,A. E. (2003). Unique form of propriospinal myoclonus as a possible complication of an enteropathogenic toxin . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 18 (8) , 942 , 948.
  • DeMyer,W., Espay,A., Walsh,L., Benes,S., Edwards-Brown,M. (2003). Vermian hypoplasia and arrested cerebral myelination in two sisters: variant of Joubert';s syndrome or a new syndrome? . Journal of Child Neurology , 18 (11) , 755 , 762.
  • Espay, A. J., Ashby, P., Hanajima, R., Jog, M. S., & Lang, A. E. (2003). Unique form of propriospinal myoclonus as a possible complication of an enteropathogenic toxin. . Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society , 18 (8) , 942-8.
  • Williams,L. S., Rotich,J., Qi,R., Fineberg,N., Espay,A., Bruno,A., Fineberg,S. E., Tierney,W. R. (2002). Effects of admission hyperglycemia on mortality and costs in acute ischemic stroke . Neurology , 59 (1) , 67 , 71.
  • Espay,A. J., Bodensteiner,J. B., Patel,H. (2002). Episodic coma in a new leukodystrophy . Pediatric Neurology , 26 (2) , 139 , 142.
  • Espay, A. J., Bodensteiner, J. B., & Patel, H. (2002). Episodic coma in a new leukodystrophy. . Pediatric Neurology , 26 (2) , 139-42.
  • Espay,A. J., Azzarelli,B., Williams,L. S., Bodensteiner,J. B. (2001). Recurrence in pituitary adenomas in childhood and adolescence . Journal of Child Neurology , 16 (5) , 364 , 367.
  • Espay, A. J., Azzarelli, B., Williams, L. S., & Bodensteiner, J. B. (2001). Recurrence in pituitary adenomas in childhood and adolescence. . Journal of Child Neurology , 16 (5) , 364-7.

    Research Grants:

  • U01 NS050095 / PO 413369-G National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. A Longitudinal Observational Follow-up of the PreCEPT Study Cohort, PI, Active.
  • 413881-G / W81XWH07-1-0007 Department of the Army Medical Research and Materiel Command. PROBE, PI, Active.
  • TNI/DPF Pilot Study Davis Phinney Foundation. Clinical Relevance of Categories of Speed and Amplitude of Movements in Parkinson's Disease: Clinical and Kinematical Pilot Study, PI, Active.
  • SRS 005265 Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Methylphenidate For The Treatment of Gait Impairment in Parkinson's Disease: A Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled, Cross-Over Pilot Study, PI, Active.
  • SRS 005900 National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Wireless Movement Disorder Monitor, PI, Active.
  • SRS 006309 Davis Phinney Foundation. Expectation of Efficacy and Cost of Interventions in the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease, PI, Active.
  • SRS 006657 Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Inosine for Parkinson's Disease: Safety and Trial Design Optimization, PI, Active.
  • 5 R43 MD04049-02 National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities. Pdremote: Automated Telehealth Diagnostics for Remote Parkinson's Monitoring, PI, Active.
  • srs007203 National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Sensory and Emotional Processing in Psychogenic Dystonia: a Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study, PI, Active.
  • MH092735 National Institute of Mental Health. Psychogenic Tremor: Functional Magnetic Resonance Study on Emotional Processing, PI, Active.
  • SRS 007864 Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. The Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative, PI, Active.
  • R43 NS074627-01A1 National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Kinesia-HS: High Sensitivity System for Facilitating Parkinson's Drug Trials, PI, Active.
  • R44AG033947-03A1 National Institute on Aging. ParkinStep: Automated PD Gait and Balance Assessment for Optimizing Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), PI, Active.

Recent Awards/Honors:

  • Alexander Treloar Ross Award Honorable Mention, Most outstanding paper presented by a Neurology Resident , 2000,2001
  • Best Oral Presentation at the Clinical Studies Resource Centre Clinical Research Half-Day, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, 2005
  • Dean’s Scholar in Clinical Research Award for 2006-07, Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training, University of Cincinnati. , 2006,2007
  • Dean’s Scholar in Clinical Research Award for 2007-08, Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training, University of Cincinnati, 2007,2008
  • Physician Recognition Award with Commendation in Continuing Medical Education, American Medical Association., 2008,2011
  • Dean’s Scholar in Clinical Research Award for 2008-09, Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training, University of Cincinnati, 2008,2009
  • Mexican Academy of Neurology Honorary Member (Folio 039), 10/27/2008

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