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Nabila Dahodwala, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Pennsylvania Hospital
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania
Fellow, Institute of Aging, University of Pennsylvania
Director, National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center, University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Director, Division of Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
330 S. 9th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Fax: 215-829-6606
Education:
BS (Biology)
Duke University, 1997.
MD
Columbia University, 2002.
MS (Health Policy Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2002-2003.
Resident in Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2006.
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, 2006-2008.
Fellow in Movement Disorders, PADRECC, Philadelphia VA, 2006-2008.
Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2007.
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Description of Research Expertise

Health services research
Neurodegenerative diseases
Health disparities

Description of Clinical Expertise

Parkinson's disease
tremor
dystonia
chorea
movement disorders

Selected Publications

Nutt J, Siderowf A, Guttman M, Schmidt P, Zamudio J, Wu S, Okun M, Simuni T, Parachos S, Dahodwala N, Davis T, Giladi N, Gurevich T, Hauser R, Jankovic J, Lyons K, Marsh L, Miyasaki J, Morgan J, Santiago A, Tarsy D, Mari Z, Malaty I, Nelson E; The National Parkinson Foundation Quality Improvement Initiative: Mobility, mood and site of care impact health related quality of life in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism Related Disord 20(3): 274-9, Mar 2014.

Fleisher JE, Bhatia R, Margus C, Pruitt A, Dahodwala N: Health literacy and medication awareness in outpatient neurology. Neurology Clinical Practice 4(1): 71-81, Feb 2104.

Chahine Lama M, Daley Joseph, Horn Stacy, Duda John E, Colcher Amy, Hurtig Howard, Cantor Charles, Dahodwala Nabila: Association between dopaminergic medications and nocturnal sleep in early-stage Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism & related disorders 19(10): 859-63, Oct 2013.

Murray CJ, Abraham J, Ali MK, Alvarado M, Atkinson C, Baddour LM, Bartels DH, Benjamin EJ, Bhalla K, Birbeck G, Bolliger I, Burstein R, Carnahan E, Chen H, Chou D, Chugh SS, Cohen A, Colson KE, Cooper LT, Couser W, Criqui MH, Dabhadkar KC, Dahodwala N, Danaei G, Dellavalle RP, Des Jarlais DC, Dicker D, Ding EL, Dorsey ER, Duber H, Ebel BE, Engell RE, Ezzati M, Felson DT, Finucane MM, Flaxman S, Flaxman AD, Fleming T, Forouzanfar MH, Freedman G, Freeman MK, Gabriel SE, Gakidou E, Gillum RF, Gonzalez-Medina D, Gosselin R, Grant B, Gutierrez HR, Hagan H, Havmoeller R, Hoffman H, Jacobsen KH, James SL, Jasrasaria R, Jayaraman S, Johns N, Kassebaum N, Khatibzadeh S, Knowlton LM, Lan Q, Leasher JL, Lim S, Lin JK, Lipshultz SE, London S, Lozano R, Lu Y, Macintyre MF, Mallinger L, McDermott MM, Meltzer M, Mensah GA, Michaud C, Miller TR, Mock C, Moffitt TE, Mokdad AA, Mokdad AH, Moran AE, Mozaffarian D, Murphy T, Naghavi M, Narayan KM, Nelson RG, Olives C, Omer SB, Ortblad K, Ostro B, Pelizzari PM, Phillips D, Pope CA, Raju M, Ranganathan D, Razavi H, Ritz B, Rivara FP, Roberts T, Sacco RL, Salomon JA, Sampson U, Sanman E, Sapkota A, Schwebel DC, Shahraz S, Shibuya K, Shivakoti R, Silberberg D, Singh GM, Singh D, Singh JA, Sleet DA, Steenland K, Tavakkoli M, Taylor JA, Thurston GD, Towbin JA, Vavilala MS, Vos T, Wagner GR, Weinstock MA, Weisskopf MG, Wilkinson JD, Wulf S, Zabetian A, Lopez AD; US Burden of Disease Collaborators.: The state of US health, 1990-2010: burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors. JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association 310(6): 591-608, Aug 2013.

Spindler Meredith, Gooneratne Nalaka S, Siderowf Andrew, Duda John E, Cantor Charles, Dahodwala Nabila: Daytime Sleepiness is Associated with Falls in Parkinson's Disease. Journal of Parkinson's disease 3(3): 387-91, Jan 2013.

Chahine Lama M, Daley Joseph, Horn Stacy, Colcher Amy, Hurtig Howard, Cantor Charles, Dahodwala Nabila: Questionnaire-based diagnosis of REM sleep behavior disorder in Parkinson's disease. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society 28(8): 1146-9, Jul 2013.

Dahodwala N, Siderowf A, Baumgarten M, Abrams A, Karlawish J: Screening questionnaires for parkinsonism: a systematic review. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders 18(3): 216-24, March 2012.

Dahodwala N, Karlawish J, Siderowf A, Duda JE, Mandell DS: Delayed Parkinson's disease diagnosis among African-Americans: the role of reporting of disability. Neuroepidemiology 36(3): 150-154, 2011.

Dahodwala Nabila, Xie Ming, Noll Elizabeth, Siderowf Andrew, Mandell David S: Treatment disparities in Parkinson's disease. Annals of neurology 66(2): 142-5, Aug 2009.

Dahodwala Nabila, Siderowf Andrew, Xie Ming, Noll Elizabeth, Stern Matthew, Mandell David S: Racial differences in the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society 24(8): 1200-5, Jun 2009.

Dahodwala N: What is known about racial disparities in Parkinson's disease diagnosis and treatment? Neurodegen Dis Manage 3(6): 485-7, Dec 2013.

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