Section head

Scott  Norris, MD

Scott Norris, MD

Associate Professor, Neurology and Radiology
Section head of Movement Disorders

Main research interests include neuroimaging, pathophysiology of dystonia, mechanisms of deep brain stimulation and basal ganglia physiology and pharmacology.


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Isabel  Alfradique-Dunham, MD

Isabel Alfradique-Dunham, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Bhooma  Aravamuthan, MD, DPhil

Bhooma Aravamuthan, MD, DPhil

Assistant Professor, Neurology
Division of Child Neurology/Movement Disorders

I am a pediatric movement disorders physician and neuroscientist with expertise in basal ganglia network pathophysiology, dystonia, and neonatal brain injury.

Kevin  J.  Black, MD

Kevin J. Black, MD

Professor, Psychiatry, Neurology, Radiology and Neurobiology

Main research interests include development of methods for pharmacologic activation studies using neuroimaging, pathophysiology of affective disorders in Parkinson disease, treatment of psychiatric abnormalities associated with PD and pathophysiology of Tourette’s syndrome

Meghan C Campbell, PhD

Meghan C Campbell, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology
Associate Professor of Radiology
Division of Movement Disorders
Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences
Neuroimaging Labs Research Center

Meghan Campbell, PhD, is an Assistant Research Professor in the Movement Disorders Section. Her main research interests are in the relationships between neuropsychological functions and the neuropathology, treatment, and comorbid psychiatric conditions of movement disorders.

Sean  David McEvoy, MD

Sean David McEvoy, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery

Albert (Gus) Davis, MD, PhD

Albert (Gus) Davis, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Joshua  L.  Dowling, MD

Joshua L. Dowling, MD

Professor, Neurological Surgery
Surgical Director, Gamma Knife Program

Ryan  Duncan, PT, DPT, MSCI

Ryan Duncan, PT, DPT, MSCI

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy & Neurology
Program in Physical Therapy

Ryan Duncan, PT, DPT, MSCI, is a physical therapist and Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Neurology at Washington University in St. Louis. He completed his Bachelor’s of Health Science and Master’s degree in Physical Therapy at Maryville University in St. Louis in 2008. He completed his post-professional Doctor of Physical Therapy and Master’s of Science in Clinical Investigation at Washington University in St. Louis.  

The broad focus of his research is to understand factors impacting movement in people with Parkinson’s disease as well as how movement changes in response to rehabilitation in this population. He has published more than 30 peer-reviewed manuscripts in this area. His current research is focused on understanding the biomechanical, sensory, and psychologic factors related to low back pain in people with Parkinson’s disease. His work is funded by the National Institutes of Health. 

Gammon  Earhart, PhD, PT, FAPTA

Gammon Earhart, PhD, PT, FAPTA

Professor of Physical Therapy
Associate Dean for Physical Therapy
Professor of Neurology
Professor of Neuroscience

Gammom Earhart, PhD, PT, FAPTA, investigates how the human nervous system controls movement in health and in neurological and neurodegenerative disease, with a particular focus on rehabilitation of gait and balance.

Erin R. Foster, PhD, OTD, OTR/L

Erin R. Foster, PhD, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, Neurology and Psychiatry

Erin Foster, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist and rehabilitation scientist with expertise in the cognitive and functional effects of Parkinson disease. She earned her clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD) in 2005 and PhD in Rehabilitation and Participation Science in 2018 from Washington University School of Medicine. She has completed postdoctoral training in neuroscience, neuropsychology, and clinical investigation. Her current primary research goal is to develop cognitive rehabilitation approaches that improve daily function for people with Parkinson disease. She receives federal and foundation funding for her research.

Foster directs the Cognitive and Occupational Performance Laboratory, which aims to understand everyday cognitive function among people with chronic neurological conditions and develop more comprehensive and effective rehabilitation programs for people with neurological conditions and cognitive dysfunction.

Foster is on the Board of Directors of the Greater St. Louis Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association.   

Tamara  Hershey, PhD

Tamara Hershey, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry
Professor of Neurology
Professor of Radiology

Main research interests include cognitive effects of deep brain stimulation, neuroimaging and effects of diabetes on brain anatomy and cognitive function.

Robert (BJ) Heuermann, MD, PhD

Robert (BJ) Heuermann, MD, PhD

Instructor in Neurology
Adult, Movement Disorders

Clinical nurse practitioners

Priya Chaudhari

Priya Chaudhari

Nurse Practitioner

Markesha Dabney

Markesha Dabney

Nurse Practitioner

Johanna  Hartlein, APRN, MSN

Johanna Hartlein, APRN, MSN

Clinical nurse practitioner