Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Fellowship

The VA Special Fellowship Program in Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders provides two years of post-residency research, education, and clinical learning opportunities to eligible neurologists beginning each year in July. Fellows are important members of our staff, enhancing clinical practice, conducting research, and teaching medical students, residents, patients, and their families about movement disorders.

Rotations at the Portland VA Medical Center and OHSU Department of Neurology offer clinical exposure to a large volume of patients with:

  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Dystonia
  • Huntington's disease
  • Other movement disorders 

Training includes:

  • Botullinum toxin injection
  • Neurogenetics
  • Deep brain stimulation (DBS) programming