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Ira Shoulson, M.D.

Contact Information

Georgetown Univ. Medical Center
Dept. of Neurology
2115 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Ste 603
Washington, DC 20007

Office: (585) 275-2585

Bio

The biographical information for Ira Shoulson, M.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (National)

Honorary Member, The Movement Disorder Society 2009
Member (elected), Institute of Medicine of the National Academies 2008
Best Doctors in America 2007 - 2008
Outstanding Leadership, Parkinson Study Group 20 Years of Service 2006
Stanley Fahn Lecturer, Movement Disorder Society 2006
H. Houston Merritt Lecturer, American Academy of Neurology 2005
Chair, Organizing Committee, Thomas N. Chase Symposium, NINDS 2004
Co-Chair, Organizing Committee, Inaugural World Parkinson Congress 2004 - 2006
Chair, Program Committee, World Congress on Huntington's Disease 2003
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Hereditary Disease Foundation 2003 - 2007
Member, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Advisory Council 2002 - 2005
Principal Investigator, Prospective Huntington At Risk Observational Study, NIH (HG02449) 2002 - 2007
Scientific Advisory Board, Dystonia Medical Research Foundation 2002 - 2006
Editorial Board, Neurology Today 2001
Member, Science Committee, American Academy of Neurology 2001 - 2003
America's Top Doctors (Castle Connoly/Marquis), 1st - 4th editions 2001 - 2004
First Vice President, American Neurological Association 2001 - 2002
President, American Society Experimental Neurotherapeutics (ASENT) 2001 - 2003
American Academy of Neurology Movement Disorder Award 2000
Editorial Committee, Disease Markers 2000 - Present
Chair (Elected), Executive Committee, Parkinson Study Group 2000 - 2006
Director, Huntington's Disease Society of America/University of Rochester Center of Excellence 1999 - Present
President-Elect, American Society Experimental Neurotherapeutics (ASENT) 1999 - 2001
Member, National Neurofibromatosis Foundation Research Advisory Board 1998 - Present
Editorial Board, Current Treatment Options in Neurology 1998 - Present
Guthrie Family Humanitarian Award, Huntington's Disease Society of America 1998
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Hereditary Disease Foundation 1998 - 2002
Chair, Program Committee, American Society of Experimental NeuroTherapeutics (ASENT) 1997 - 1999
Secretary, American Neurological Association 1997 - 2001
Milton Wexler Award for Huntington's Disease Research, Huntington's Disease Society of America 1997
Representative (ANA), National Committee on Research in Neurological & Communicative Disorders & Stroke 1997 - Present
Representative (ANA), National Foundation for Brain Research 1997 - Present
Treasurer, Movement Disorder Society 1997 - 1999
The Best Doctors in America: Northeast Region, Woodward/White Inc., 1st edition. 1996 - 1997
Chair (Elected), Executive Committee, Huntington Study Group 1996 - 2002
Expert Consultant, FDA, Special Government Employee 1996 - Present
Associate Editor, Archives of Neurology 1996 - Present
Member, Program Review Committee, Dana Foundation 1995
Representative (University of Rochester), US Pharmacopeia 1995 - Present
Member, Nominating Committee, American Neurological Association 1994
Chair, Public Policy Committee, American Neurological Association 1994 - 1997
Invited Lecturer, Sigma Tau Foundation, Lectures on Aging 1994
Member, Research for Rett Syndrome Scientific Review Committee 1994 - Present
Chair, Performance and Safety Monitoring Board, NINDS 1994 - Present
Director, AAN Course 1994 - 1998
Chair (Elected), Executive Committee, Parkinson Study Group 1994 - 2000
Treasurer-Elect, Movement Disorder Society 1994 - 1996
Member, International Editorial Board, CNS Drugs 1993 - Present
Principal Investigator, The Pew-McDonnell 1993 - 1996
Director, National Parkinson Foundation-University of Rochester Center of Excellence 1993 - Present
Chair, Executive Committee, Huntington Study Group 1993 - 1996
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Hereditary Disease Foundation 1993 - 1997
Member, American Academy of Neurology Decade of the Brain Advisory Committee 1992 - 1994
Councilor, American Neurological Association 1992 - 1994
Member, FDA Peripheral and Central Nervous System Advisory Committee 1992 - 1996
Member, American Academy of Neurology, Legislative Affairs Committee 1992 - Present
The Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White Inc. 1st, 2nd ,3rd, and 4th editions 1992 - 1999
Co-chair, Subcommittee on Clinical Research, American Academy of Neurology 1991 - 1992
Chair, American Neurological Association Scientific Program Advisory Committee 1991 - 1993
Distinguished Achievement in Medicine Award, Modern Medicine 1991
Member, Professional Advisory Board, Children with Attention Deficit Disorders (ChADD) 1991 - 1995
Member, Program Committee, WFN Research Group on Huntington's Disease 1991 - 1993
Good Housekeeping's list of The 400 Best Doctors in America 1991
National Science Council, Huntington's Disease Society of America 1990 - 1994
Member, NIA Clinical Trial Oversight Committee 1990
Public Policy Fellowship, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation 1990 - 1991
Co-Director, NIH Training Program: Experimental Therapeutics of Neurological Disorders (NS-07338) 1990 - Present
Scientific Advisory Board, Dystonia Medical Research Foundation 1990 - 1995
Member, Phase I Panel, NIH General Clinical Research Centers 1989
Town and Country's List of Outstanding Medical Specialists in the United States 1989
Editorial Board, Experimental Neurology 1988 - Present
Member, Ad Hoc Review Committee on Alzheimer Centers, NIA 1988
Neurologist, NIH-NINCDS Neurologic Disorders Program (HD in Venezuela) 1988 - 1994
Principal Investigator,Deprenyl & Tocopherol Antioxidative Therapy of Parkinsonism (DATATOP), NIH-NINCDS(RO1-NS-24778) 1987 - 1995
Member, Medical Advisory Board, American Parkinson Disease Association 1987 - 1995
Member, Education Committee, American Academy of Neurology 1987 - 1993
Member, Program Committee, American Neurological Association 1987 - 1989
Neurologist, NIH-NINCDS Neurologic Disorders Program (HD in Peru) 1987
Reviewer, Orphan Drug Division, FDA 1986 - 1987
Honor Award, Huntington's Disease Foundation of America; National Huntington's Disease Association 1986
Member, FDA Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee 1985 - 1988
Consultant, AMA Drug Evaluations 1985 - 1986
Editorial Board, Movement Disorders 1985 - 1992
Steering Committee, Movement Disorders 1985 - 1988
Scientific Advisory Board, Dystonia Medical Research Foundation 1984 - 1988
Member, Scientific Program Advisory Committee, NIH, NINCDS 1983
Editorial Board, Clinical Neuropharmacology 1982 - Present
Principal Investigator, Baclofen As Protective Therapy in HD, NIH-NINCDS (RO1-NS-17978) 1982 - 1990
Assistant Editor, Archives of Neurology 1982 - 1996
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Hereditary Disease Foundation 1982 - 1990
Consultant, Neurology Division, Bureau of Drugs, FDA 1981 - 1985
Member, Section on Neuropharmacology, American Academy of Neurology 1981 - Present
Neurologist, NIH-NINCDS Neurologic Disorders Program (HD in Venezuela) 1981 - 1986
National Science Council, Committee to Combat Huntington's Disease, Chairman 1981 - 1987
Medical Advisory Board, United Parkinson Foundation 1980 - 1994
National Science Council, Committee to Combat Huntington's Disease 1980
Member, Huntington's Chorea Research Group, World Congress of Neurology 1979 - Present
Medical Consultant, National Huntington's Disease Association 1979 - 1986
Medical Consultant, Committee To Combat Huntington's Disease 1979 - 1986
Teacher-Investigator Development Award (NS00397), NINCDS 1978 - 1983
Chair, Clinical Care Work Group, U.S. Commission for the Control of Huntington's and Its Consequences 1976 - 1977
Diploma of Recognition of Merit for Humanitarian Services (conferred by Ambassador of Bolivia to the United States) 1975
Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society 1971
American Epilepsy Foundation Fellowship 1968

Awards & Honors (Local)

J.L. Silversides Lecturer, University of Toronto 2005
Louis C. Lasagna Memorial Lecturer, Tufts University 2004
Stephen J. Fink Memorial Lecturer, Boston University 2004
Edward Fogan Lecture, University of Buffalo 2001
Nathan L. Cohen Neurology Resident Guest Lectureship, Johns Hopkins University 2000
Rochester Academy of Medicine Award of Merit 2000
University of Rochester Neurology Faculty Award 1999
First John B. Penney Jr. Memorial Lecture, Massachusetts General Hospital 1999
First Robert S. Klayman Memorial Lecture in Parkinson's Disease Research, Washington University 1998
Member, University of Rochester, Chair of Department of Psychiatry Search Committee 1994 - 1996
Robert Graves Professorship, Albany Medical College 1991
University of Rochester, Louis C. Lasagna Professor of Experimental Therapeutics, Named Chair 1990 - Present
Scientific Advisory Council, Huntington Society of Canada 1990 - Present
Editorial Board, Acta Neurologica Scandinavica 1990 - 1997
Landacre Society Lecturer, Ohio State University 1988
Faculty Advisory Board, The Journal of the University of Rochester Medical Center 1988 - 1990
Chair, University of Rochester, Director of Biostatistics Search Committee 1988 - 1989
Member, University of Rochester Committee on Tenure and Promotions (elected) 1985 - 1988
Chair, University of Rochester Clinical Research Center Advisory Committee 1985 - 1990
Director, Parkinson Disease Program, Watertown, NY 1983 - 1985
Member, Huntington's Disease Research Roster Advisory Committee 1983 - Present
Fellow, Fourth Intensive Study Program, Neurosciences Research Program 1977
Buswell Research Fellow, University of Rochester School of Medicine 1977 - 1978
Consulting Physician, Rochester Chapter of Committee to Combat Huntington's Disease 1975 - Present
M.D. with Honors, University of Rochester School of Medicine 1971
Summer Research Fellowship, University of Rochester, in Cambridge, England 1970
B.A. Psychology with honors, University of Pennsylvania 1967

Specialties

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

MD | Medicine | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent1971
BA | Psychology | Univ of Pennsylvania1967