Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ
The Research Center of Excellence at the Barrow Neurological Institute is part of the Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders Division and the Lonnie and Muhammad Ali Movement Disorder Center.
The Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders division is known for providing expert care and support services for patients with AD, MCI, DLB, PDD, PSP dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases. The Muhammad Ali Movement Disorder Center serves as a resource for Parkinson’s disease patients and their families. The center’s staff is committed to providing excellence in diagnosis, treatment, research, and education for people with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.
The clinic also provides a comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation program consisting of PT, OT, and SLP with therapists dedicated to the needs of this patient population. There is a gait lab, an extensive Parkinson’s outreach program, and a wellness center. Additionally, there is an entire clinical neuropsychology department with dedicated neuropsychologists for LBD patients.
Holly Shill MD, FAAN
Dr. Shill is the Director of the Lonnie and Muhammad Ali Movement Disorder Center. Her main contribution to science is working collaboratively in large groups to test therapies for Parkinson’s disease and related disorders while seeking to understand their underlying pathogenesis.