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Whitley Aamodt, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
330 S. 9th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-6500
Fax: 215-829-6606
BS (Neuroscience)
College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, 2009.
University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio, 2015.
University of Texas School of Public Health, 2015.
University of Pennsylvania , 2022.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 2015-2016.
Resident, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2019.
Edmond J. Safra Fellow in Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania and Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, 2019-2021.
Research Fellow in Neuroepidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2020-2022.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2019.
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Selected Publications

Aamodt W, Kluger B, Mirham M, Job A, Lettenberger S, Mosley P, Seshadri S. : Caregiver Burden in Parkinson Disease: A Scoping Review of the Literature from 2017-2022 J Geriatr Psychiatry Neuro In Press.

Aamodt WW, Bilker WB, Willis AW, Farrar JT.: Sociodemographic and Geographic Disparities in End-of-Life Health Care Intensity Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Parkinson Disease. Neurol Clin Pract 13(4), Aug 2023.

Aamodt WW, Willis AW, Dahodwala N.: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Parkinson Disease: A Call to Action. Neurol Clin Pract 13(2), Apr 2023.

Aamodt WW, Dubroff JG, Cheng G, Taylor B, Wood S, Duda JE, Morley JF.: Gait Abnormalities and Non-Motor Symptoms Predict Abnormal Dopaminergic Imaging in Presumed Drug-Induced Parkinsonism. NPJ Parkinsons Dis 8: 53, Apr 2022.

Aamodt WW, Waligorska T, Shen J, Tropea TF, Siderowf A, Weintraub D, Grossman M, Irwin D, Wolk DA, Xie SX, Trojanowski JQ, Shaw LM, Chen-Plotkin AS.: Neurofilament Light Chain as a Biomarker for Cognitive Decline in Parkinson Disease. Mov Disord 36(12): 2945-2950, Dec 2021.

Aamodt WW, Travers J, Thibault D, Willis AW.: Hospital Magnet Status Associates With Inpatient Safety in Parkinson Disease. J Neurosci Nurs 53(3): 116-122, Jun 2021.

Terracina KA, Aamodt WW, Schillerstrom JE.: Executive Function Impairment and Recidivism in Adult Protective Services Clients Referred for a Decision Making Capacity Assessment. J Elder Abuse Negl 27(2): 91-9, Mar 2015.

Aamodt WW, Terracina KA, Schillerstrom JE.: Cognitive Profiles of Elder Adult Protective Services Clients Living in Squalor. J Elder Abuse Negl 27(1): 65-73, Jan 2015.

Park DC, Lodi-Smith J, Drew L, Haber S, Hebrank A, Bischof GN, Aamodt W.: The Impact of Sustained Engagement on Cognitive Function in Older Adults: The Synapse Project. Psychol Sci 27(2): 91-9, Jan 2014.

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Last updated: 07/12/2023
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