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  • Joseph and Hannah Baggett Distinguished Professor – Movement Disorders

Clinical Interests

  • Movement disorders, general neurology, including disorders of higher cognitive functioning and mood and deep brain stimulation therapy.

Research Interests

  • Deep brain stimulation, computer-modeling of neural circuits, electrophysiological investigation of neural mechanisms in deep brain stimulation, animal modeling of deep brain stimulation, and applications of emerging social neuroscience to legal theory and semiotics.


  • Psychiatry and Neurology, Board Certified, 1993
  • Psychiatry and Neurology – Clinical Neurophysiology, Board Certified, 1997


  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    University of Kansas Medical Center, 1985
  • Internship and Residency in Adult Neurology
    University of Kansas Medical Center, 1985-1989