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Dr. G. Frederick Wooten reviews medical content for Healthwise, a
nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health
decisions. Dr. Wooten is Professor of Neurology at
the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. His clinical and research interests include movement disorders, Parkinson's disease, dystonia, tremor, and neuropharmacology of dopamine. Dr. Wooten is
actively involved in research and has served as principal or co-investigator
for a number of studies involving Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease.
He is a member of the Parkinson Study Group, which conducts clinical
studies on the treatment of the disease and publishes the results. Since 1994, Dr. Wooten has served as Director of the American
Parkinson Disease Association's Advanced Center for Parkinson's Research at the
University of Virginia. He is a well-known author and lecturer on Parkinson's
disease and other neurological problems.
MD: Cornell University Medical College, New
York, NY, 1970
Internship in Internal Medicine: H.C. Moffitt,
University of California Hospitals, San Francisco, CA, 1970–1971
Research Fellowship: National Institutes of Mental Health Section on
Pharmacology, Bethesda, MD, 1971–1974
Residency in Neurology: New York
Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, 1974–1976
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and
Professor of Neurology, University of Virginia School of Medicine,
Charlottesville, VA, 1982–present
University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO:
Instructor in Neurobiology and Neurology,
Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, 1976–1977
This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.
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