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John Eric Duda, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Director, Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center of the Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director, Center for Neurotrauma, Neurodegeneration and Restoration of the Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Philadelphia VAMC
PADRECC/Mail Stop #127
University and Woodland Av.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-823-5934
B.S. (Psychology)
The Pennsylvania State University , 1987.
Thomas Jefferson University, 1994.
Post-Graduate Training
Howard Hughes Summer Research Fellowship, National Institute of Mental Health, 1991-1991.
Intern in Medicine, Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, 1994-1995.
Resident in Neurology, Hahnemann/MCP University Hospital, Philadelphia, 1995-1998.
Fellowship, Neuropathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1998-2001.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2002.
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Selected Publications

Grovola, M.R., Paleologus, N., Wofford, K.L., Harris, J.P., Browne, K.D., Johnson, V., Duda, J.E., Wolf, J.A., Cullen, D.K.: Mossy cell hypertrophy and synaptic changes in the hilus following mild diffuse traumatic brain injury in pigs. Journal of Neuroinflammation 17(1(44)): 1-18, 2020.

Deck, B.L., Xie, S.X., Choi, G., Rick. J., Siderowf, A., Rudovsky, S., Chen-Plotkin, A., Duda, J., Morley, J., Dahodwala, N., Trojanowski, J.Q., Weintraub, D.: Cognitive functional abilities in Parkinson’s disease: agreement between patients and informants. Movement Disorders Clinical Practice 6: 440-445, 2019.

Coughlin, D., Petrovitch, H., White, L.R., Noorigian, J., Masaki, K., Ross, G.W., Duda, J.E.: Most cases with Lewy pathology in a population-based cohort adhere to the Braak progression pattern but 'failure to fit' is highly dependent on staging system applied. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 64: 124-131, 2019.

Abbott, R.D., Ross, G.W., Duda, J.E., Shin, C., Kim, R.E., Uyehara-Lock, J.H., Masaki, K.H., Launer, L.J., White, L.R., Tanner, C.M., Petrovitch, H.: Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and Topographical Expansion of Lewy Pathology. Neurology 93: e1425-e1432, 2019.

Mantri, S., Wood, S., Duda, J.E., Morley, J.F.: Understanding Physical Activity in Veterans with Parkinson Disease: A Mixed-Methods Approach. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 61: 156-60, 2019.

Mantri, S., Wood, S., Duda, J.E., Morley, J.F.: Comparing Self-Reported and Objective Monitoring of Physical Activity in Parkinson Disease Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 67: 56-59, 2019.

Coughlin, D., Xie, S., Liang, M., Williams, A., Peterson, C., Weintraub, D., McMillan, C.T., Wolk, D., Akhtar., Hurtig, H., Coslett, H., Hamilton, R., Siderowf, A., Duda, J., Rascovksy, K., Lee, E., Lee, V., Grossman, M., Trojanowski, J.Q., Irwin, D.: Cognitive and Pathological Influences of Tau Pathology in Lewy Body Disorders. Annals of Neurology 85: 259-271, 2019.

Ross, G.W., Abbott, R.D., Petrovitch, H., Duda, J.E., Tanner, C.M., Zarow, C., Uyehara-Lock, K.H., Masaki, H.H., Launer, L.J., White, L.R.: Association of Brain Residues of Heptachlor Epoxide and Other Organochlorine Compounds with Lewy Pathology. Movement Disorders 34: 228-235, 2019.

Roalf, D.R., Rupert, P., Mechanic-Hamilton, D., Brennan, L., Duda, J.E., Weintraub, D., Trojanowski, J.Q., Wolk, D., Moberg, P.J.: Quantitative assessment of finger tapping characteristics in mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease, and Parkinson's disease. Journal of neurology 265: 1365-75, 2018.

Morley, J.F., Cohen, A., Silveira-Moriyama, L., Lees, A.J., Williams, D.R., Katzenschlager, R., Hawkes, C., Adelman, J.P., Weintraub, D., Doty, R.L., Duda, J.E.: Optimizing olfactory testing for the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease: item analysis of the University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test. npj Parkinson's Disease 4: 2, 2018.

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