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2020 Award Recipient


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Please join us in congratulating Michele K. York, PhD, ABPP-CN, the recipient of the 2020 Women in Neurodegenerative Disease Rehabilitation Science Award. This award was established in 2018 to acknowledge world-class rehabilitation research conducted by a female scientist in the rehabilitation research field of multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson’s, dementia, Alzheimer’s or related neurodegenerative disease.

Dr. York is a Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry and Neuropsychology Section Head at Baylor College of Medicine and a Board Certified Neuropsychologist for the Houston VA Parkinson’s Center.  Her clinical and research specialties include neuropsychological evaluation and cognitive rehabilitation for individuals with neurodegenerative disorders.