Our Team

The Gardner Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders includes a multidisciplinary team of highly skilled physicians, deeply experienced PhD research scientists and a dedicated support staff. The team is committed to accurately diagnosing and treating patients who suffer from Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia and other movement disorders.

Our Gardner Center physicians and scientists work closely with, and receive funding from, the Michael J. Fox Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.

Neurologists
Andrew Duker, MD
Alberto Espay, MD, MSc
Cara Jacob, MD
Lilia C. Lovera, MD
Aristide Merola, MD, PhD
Alok Sahay, MD

Neurosurgeon
George Mandybur, MD

Neuropsychologists
Edwin T. Barrett, Jr., PhD
Johnna Devoto, PsyD

Fellows
Federico Rodriguez-Porcel, MD
Jennifer Vaughan, MD

Nurse Practitioner
Maureen Gartner, MSN, NP-C

Nurse Navigator
Julie Gohs, RN
Michelle Janszen, RN, CCRP

Social Workers
Mary Beth Bialick, MSW, LISW-S
Michanne Davis, MSW, LISW-S

Basic Scientists
James Herman, PhD
Kim Seroogy, PhD

Clinical Instructor and Research Coordinator
Hilary Perez, PhD

Clinical Research Fellow &
Clinical Research Coordinator
Ricardo Lopez Castellanos, MD

Clinical Research Fellows
Ritika Suri, MD
Tamour Tareen, MD

Senior Clinical Research Coordinators
Kristy Espay, CCRP
Erin Neefus, BS, CCRP

Clinical Research Coordinators
Emily Brumfield, BS
Molly Winters, BS

Program Coordinator
Lori Selm

Medical Assistants
Lisa Boling, MA
Becky Bowdler, MA
Carrie Roark, MA
Lakisha Sanders, MA