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Training Experience

2010Internship, Rush University Medical Center
2013Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Harvard Medical School)
2014Fellowship, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine


  • Neurology
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Botulinum toxin
  • Parkinson’s disease

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Parkinson Disease Medicine & Life Sciences
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Delivery of Health Care Medicine & Life Sciences
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Education Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2009 2017

  • 49 Citations
  • 14 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
Nervous System
Primary Health Care
Diabetic Neuropathies
Migraine Disorders

Laughter is the best medicine: The Second City® improvisation as an intervention for Parkinson's disease

Bega, D., Palmentera, P., Wagner, A., Hovde, M., Barish, B., Kwasny, M. J. & Simuni, T. Jan 1 2017 In : Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 34, p. 62-65 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parkinson Disease
Activities of Daily Living
Cross-Over Studies
1 Citations

Paraneoplastic Peripheral Nervous System Manifestations of Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Yang, I., Jaros, J. & Bega, D. Feb 20 2017 In : Case Reports in Neurology. p. 22-30 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peripheral Nervous System
Renal Cell Carcinoma
Nervous System Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Paraneoplastic Syndromes
3 Citations

Randomized controlled trial of deutetrabenazine for tardive dyskinesia the ARM-TD study

Fernandez, H. H., Factor, S. A., Hauser, R. A., Jimenez-Shahed, J., Ondo, W. G., Jarskog, L. F., Meltzer, H. Y., Woods, S. W., Bega, D., LeDoux, M. S., Shprecher, D. R., Davis, C., Davis, M. D., Stamler, D. & Anderson, K. E. May 23 2017 In : Neurology. 88, 21, p. 2003-2010 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Movement Disorders
Randomized Controlled Trials
Suicidal Ideation
3 Citations
Restless Legs Syndrome
Dietary Supplements
Life Style