Duties will include the provision of clinical care to patients as well as clinical research, teaching and other appropriate activities.
Clinical activities: Conducting or supervising neuropsychological assessments in four half-day clinic sessions per week in the Parkinson's Center/Movement Disorders program, including pre-surgical screening for deep brain stimulator surgery Cognitive assessments for dementia, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and comprehensive neurology clinics will also be performed.
Medicolegal consultations: Neuropsychological assessments to support departmental contracts for medicolegal services, as well as ad hoc consultations.
Education activities: Didactic teaching of medical students, neurology residents, neurology post-doctoral fellows, and neuropsychology trainees, as well as patient-oriented education.
Research: Neuropsychological support for sponsored research, including an NIH-funded Udall Center with a focus on Parkinson's dementia, an NIH-funded Alzheimer's Center, an NIH funded NeuroNEXT site, and clinical trials in a variety of neurologic diseases with cognitive complications. The faculty member will be encouraged to develop an independent line of research, with the amount of protected time dependent on the experience and funding status of the individual.
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