Social Media Ambassadors 2019

Name: Mitra Afshari, MD MPH
Title: Movement Disorders Neurologist
Institution: Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA
Facebook: Mitra Afshari
Instagram: meetmeets
Interests: Parkinson's disease, dystonia, deep brain stimulation (DBS), gait, sensor technology, and telemedicine
E-mail: mitra.afshari@rush.edu

Name: Amitabh Bhattacharya, PhD
Affiliation: Department of Neurology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, India 
Twitter handle: @Amitabh091
Facebook: Amitabh Bhattacharya
Interests: Electrophysiology of Movement Disorders
E-mail: amitabhbhattacharya@hotmail.com

Name: Dhruv Suresh Batra MBBS (AFMC) (Gold Medalist) MD (Medicine), DM (Neurology) (Gold Medalist)
Title: Post Doctoral Fellow in Movement Disorders
Institution: NIMHANS, Bengaluru, India
Twitter: @NorthStarNagpur
Interests: Parkinson's disease, deep brain stimulation, botulinum toxin treatment and movement disorders (NIMHANS)
E-mail: dhruvbatra40@gmail.com

Name: Anne Braczynski
Title: Neurologist at University Hospital Aachen; Research Fellow at Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany
Interests: PD, neuroimmunology, antibody-based treatment
Instagram: AnBra2019
Twitter: AnBra
E-mail: abraczynski@ukaachen.de

Name: Catalina Cerquera-Cleves, MD
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana/Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Bogotá, Colombia
Interests: Movement disorders, especially PD, atypical parkinsonisms and botulinum toxin in dystonia and other movement disorders
Twitter: @scatalinac
E-mail: sccerquerac@gmail.com

Name: Ernest Dalle, PhD
Title: PhD (Medical Neuroscientist)
Institution: University of KwaZulu-Natal, Nelson R.Mandela School of Medicine, Department of Human Physiology/School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences, Durban, South Africa
Interests: PD-NMS, PD-MS, PD pathophysiology, deep brain stimulation (DBS)
Twitter: @dumessherve24
Facebook: Herve Dalle
Instagram: dumessherve
E-mail: dumessherve@yahoo.fr

Name: Jill Farmer
Director, Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Program
Drexel University / GNI, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Interests: Parkinson’s disease, drug development, functional neurologic disorders
Twitter: @jillfarmmovedoc
E-mail: jmg477@drexel.edu

Name: Marcela Ferreira Cordellini, MD
Neurology staff, MD / Head of the Movement Disorders Department
Instituto de Neurologia de Curitiba, Brazil
Interests: Parkinson's disease, dystonia, deep brain stimulation (DBS), ataxias
Twitter: @macordellini
Instagram: @macordellini
E-mail: macordellini@gmail.com

Name: Paulina Gonzalez-Latapi, MD, MSc
Title: Movement Disorders Fellow
Institution: Toronto University, Toronto, ON, Canada
Interests: Dystonia, Parkinson's disease, atypical parkinsonism, genetics of movement disorders, and epidemiology
Twitter: pglatapi_md
Facebook: Paulina Gonzalez-Latapi
Instagram: paupaugl
E-mail: paulina.latapi@uhnresearch.ca

Name: Abhishek Lenka, MD, PhD
Affiliation: Department of Neurology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
Interests: PD psychosis, botulinum toxin, and tremor pathophysiology
Twitter handle: @gemsabhishek
Facebook: Abhishek Lenka
E-mail: gemsabhishek@gmail.com

Name: Selly Marisdina, MD
Title: MD (neurologist)
Institution: Mohammad Hoesin Hospital/Faculty of Medicine Sriwijaya University, Palembang, Indonesia
Twitter: @selly_marisdina
Facebook: Selly Marisdina
E-mail: sellymarisdina@yahoo.com

Name: Mubasher Qamar, BSc, MBBS, MSc, AKC
Title: Dr, Research Fellow in Neurology
Institution: King’s College Centre of Excellence in PD, London, UK
Facebook: Mubasher Qamar
Twitter: @KingsParkinsons
Interests: Movement disorders, RLS, Parkinson’s disease, nonmotor symptoms
Email: mubasher.qamar@nhs.net

Name: Flávia de Paiva Rolim
Title: Neurologist / Movement Disorders Specialist
Institution: Hospital Geral de Fortaleza, Brazil
Interests: PD, dystonia, and botulinum toxin 
Instagram: @draflaviadepaiva
E-mail: flaviadepaiva@gmail.com

Name: Katarzyna Smilowska, MD, PhD
Title: MD, PhD
Institution: Silesian Center of Neurology, Katowice, Poland
Facebook: Kasia Smilowska
E-mail: kasia.smilowska@gmail.com

 

Name: Chayasak Wantaneeyawong, MD
Title: Neurologist
Institution: Chiang Mai University / Chiang Mai, Thailand
Facebook: Chayasak Wantaneeyawong
Instagram: mai_neuro
Interests: Parkinson's disease, ataxia, and dystonia
E-mail: chayasak77@gmail.com

Name: Pardis Zarifkar
Title: Research Fellow
Institution: Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Interests: Biomarkers of PD and cognitive impairment in PD
Instagram: pardiszka
E-mail: pardis.zarifkar@gmail.com

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