Lisa M. Shulman, MD, FAAN, is a neurologist specializing in Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. In addition to neurology, her background includes training in nursing, education, and health policy. She is the Eugenia Brin Professor of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, the Rosalyn Newman Distinguished Scholar in Parkinson’s Disease, and the director of the University of Maryland Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center.
Shulman’s major research interest is the impact of chronic neurological diseases, such as Parkinson disease, on daily function and quality of life. Related interests include outcomes research, exercise interventions, neurobehavioral problems, and women’s health issues in Parkinson’s disease and related movement disorders.
Shulman is co-author of the reference book Parkinson’s Disease: A Complete Guide for Patients and Families and editor-in-chief of Neurology Now® Books. She is author or editor of 15 books, 30 chapters, 125 peer-reviewed publications, and 150 abstracts.