Consortium Executive Committee
Rebecca Martine, MSN, RN, PMHCNS
Rebecca Martine, APRN, CS, BC joined the Philadelphia Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC) in 2001 where she currently serves as Associate Director of Education as well as Clinical Nurse Coordinator. She accepted the Chair position of the National VA Parkinson's Disease Consortium in April 2003. This followed her organization of the inaugural Consortium conference titled "Novel Concepts and Management Strategies in PD.
Jeff Bronstein, MD
Dr. Bronstein received his Bachelor's degree from the University of CA, Berkeley and his MD and PhD from the UCLA School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Neurology and a Movement Disorders Fellowship at UCLA with an emphasis in molecular cell biology. Dr. Bronstein became the Director of Movement Disorders Center at UCLA in 1996 and Director of the SW PADRECC in 2001. He recently became Co-Chair of the National VA Parkinson's Disease Consortium.
Dawn McHale joined the Philadelphia Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC) in April 2002 as the Administrative Officer. She has since assumed the positions of National PADRECC Co-Coordinator and National VA Parkinson's Disease Consortium Coordinator. Ms. McHale oversees the daily operations of these organizations and serves as a liaison to VA Central Office and other Parkinson organizations.
Eric Cheng, MD
Eric Cheng, MD, MS joined the Southwest Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC) based at the VA West Los Angeles Medical Center in 2002 where he now serves as Associate Director of Education. He is chairing the Communication subcommittee of the National VA Parkinson's Disease Consortium. He is also a member of the PADRECC health services research workgroup and the PADRECC registry development committee.
Gretchen Glenn, LSW
Gretchen Glenn, MSW, LSW joined the Philadelphia Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC) in 2002 where she serves as social worker and provides direct clinical care, education and outreach to veterans and their families. She is a member of the PADRECC National Registry Operations Subcommittee and Chair of the National VA PADRECC Consortium Education Subcommittee.
Mark Baron, MD
Dr. Baron is the Associate Director of Research for the Southeastern Parkinson's Disease Research Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC) at the McGuire VAMC in Richmond, Virginia and serves as the Research Subcommittee Chair for the VA Parkinson's Disease National Consortium. Dr. Baron holds a faculty appointment as Associate Clinical Professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University in the department of neurology. He completed a residency in Neurology at Boston City Hospital, a combined clinical and research fellowship in movement disorders at Emory University, and then served on faculty at Emory University for 8 years prior to coming to Richmond in July 2003.
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