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2022 Award Recipient


Jennifer Goldman received the Women in Neurdegenerative Disease Rehabilitation Science Award.


Please join us in congratulating Jennifer Goldman, MD, MS, the recipient of the 2022 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. It will be presented to Dr. Goldman during the ACRM 2022 Annual Conference.


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 in Chicago, IL. She is the Fellowship director for the first-ever PD and Movement Disorders Neurorehabilitation fellowship at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. Dr. Goldman is a fellowship-trained movement disorder neurologist with specialty board certification in behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry. Dr. Goldman graduated from Princeton University, received her MD from Northwestern University Medical School, and completed her neurology residency training at Washington University in St. Louis, followed by a movement disorder fellowship and a Master of Science degree in clinical research at Rush University in Chicago. Dr. Goldman is a clinician-researcher who has been a pioneer in the cognitive and behavioral aspects of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and movement disorders and a longstanding champion and leader in interdisciplinary care. Her work focuses on improving treatments and outcomes for PD and developing novel interdisciplinary care models. She has been funded by federal, foundation, and other sponsors and 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. Dr. Goldman is the co-chair of the Parkinson’s Foundation Rehabilitation Task Force, chair of the International Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) PD-MCI Validation study group, and Secretary of the MDS Pan-American Section. Dr. Goldman serves on the MDS Task Forces on Leadership and Interdisciplinary and Integrated care, several journal Editorial boards, and as Parkinson’s Foundation Team Training faculty. She is the past chair of the AAN Movement Disorders Section, MDS Pan-American Section Education Committee, and Parkinson Study Group Biomarkers Working Group.