Irene H. Richard, M.D.

Irene H. Richard, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 673
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-7937
Fax: (585) 473-4678

Research Bio

Dr. Richard's clinical research is aimed at understanding the pathophysiology of and developing effective treatments (medical and surgical) through clinical trials for neurological and psychiatric aspects of movement disorders, with a particular emphasis on depression in Parkinson's disease.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Langston Award, Michael J. Fox Foundation 2011
Elected member American Neurological Association 2005
Rock Sleyster Scholar (Psychiatry) 1990
Cornell Presidential Scholar 1987
President, Cornell Honor Society 1987
First Place, Cornell Public Speaking Contest 1987
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 1985

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 47 available »

2011 Apr
LeWitt PA, Rezai AR, Leehey MA, Ojemann SG, Flaherty AW, Eskandar EN, Kostyk SK, Thomas K, Sarkar A, Siddiqui MS, Tatter SB, Schwalb JM, Poston KL, Henderson JM, Kurlan RM, Richard IH, Van Meter L, Sapan CV, During MJ, Kaplitt MG, Feigin A. "AAV2-GAD gene therapy for advanced Parkinson's disease: a double-blind, sham-surgery controlled, randomised trial." Lancet neurology. 2011 Apr; 10(4):309-19.
2011 Feb 15
Leentjens AF, Dujardin K, Marsh L, Martinez-Martin P, Richard IH, Starkstein SE. "Symptomatology and markers of anxiety disorders in Parkinson's disease: a cross-sectional study." Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society.. 2011 Feb 15; 26(3):484-92. Epub 2011 Feb 10.
2011 Feb 15
Leentjens AF, Dujardin K, Marsh L, Richard IH, Starkstein SE, Martinez-Martin P. "Anxiety rating scales in Parkinson's disease: a validation study of the Hamilton anxiety rating scale, the Beck anxiety inventory, and the hospital anxiety and depression scale." Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society.. 2011 Feb 15; 26(3):407-15. Epub 2011 Mar 07.
2008 Oct 30
Leentjens AF, Dujardin K, Marsh L, Martinez-Martin P, Richard IH, Starkstein SE, Weintraub D, Sampaio C, Poewe W, Rascol O, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG. "Apathy and anhedonia rating scales in Parkinson's disease: critique and recommendations." Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society.. 2008 Oct 30; 23(14):2004-14.
2008 Oct 30
Leentjens AF, Dujardin K, Marsh L, Martinez-Martin P, Richard IH, Starkstein SE, Weintraub D, Sampaio C, Poewe W, Rascol O, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG. "Anxiety rating scales in Parkinson's disease: critique and recommendations." Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society.. 2008 Oct 30; 23(14):2015-25.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Neurology, MIND/NPA (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Psychiatry (SMD)

Specialties

Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

MD | Medicine | Yale University Sch Medicine1999
BS | Biology | Cornell University1987

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office09/01/1995 - 06/30/1997
Residency in Neurology at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1992 - 06/30/1995
Internship in Internal Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1991 - 06/30/1992