Dr. Joseph Jankovic MD

Baylor College of Medicine

After completing his chief residency in Neurology at the Neurological Institute, Columbia University, Dr. Jankovic joined the faculty of Baylor College of Medicine in 1977 and found the Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic. Dr. Jankovic is past president of the Movement Disorder Society and an Honorary Member of the American Neurological Association, Australian Association of Neurologists, and the French Neurological Society. Selected in 2009 as a “Great Teacher” by the National Institute of Health, Dr. Jankovic is the recipient of many other honors including the 2007 American Academy of Neurology Movement Disorders Research Award, sponsored by the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, the 2008 Guthrie Family Humanitarian Award, presented by the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award from the national Tourette Syndrome Association, and the 2010 Baylor College of Medicine Alumni Association Distinguished Faculty Award. Dr. Jankovic has served as the principal investigator on dozens of clinical trials, has published over 800 original articles and chapters, and has edited or co-edited 40 books and volumes. Since 2004 Dr. Jankovic has been listed as Highly Cited Researcher (ISIHighlyCited.com). Dr. Jankovic is current or past member of numerous scientific and medical advisory boards of national and international foundations including the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, International Tremor Foundation, and Tourette Syndrome Association. Dr. Jankovic is also a member of the executive scientific advisory board of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and the National Parkinson Foundation Clinical and Scientific Advisory Board. He has served on editorial boards of Neurology, Movement Disorders, Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, Journal of Neurological Sciences, Neurology Medlink, and other journals.


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