Promoting Excellence : Huntington's Disease Recommendations to the Field : HDSA Centers of Excellence

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Northeast________________

New England HDSA Center of Excellence
Charlestown, Mass. 02129
Director: Steven Hersch, M.D., Ph.D.
Center Contact: Yoshio Kaneko
Phone: 617/724-2227
Email: [email protected]

HDSA Center of Excellence at the University of Rochester
Rochester, N.Y. 14620
Directors: Ira Shoulson, M.D.; Peter Como, Ph.D.; Karl Kieburtz, M.D.
Center Contact: Leslie Briner
Phone: 585/273-4147
Email: [email protected]

HDSA Center of Excellence at Columbia Health Sciences/NYS Psychiatric Institute
New York, N.Y. 10032
Director: Karen Marder, M.D.
Center Contact: Deborah Zeck Thorne, C.S.W.
Phone: 212/305-9172

George G. Powell HDSA Center of Excellence at North Shore University Hospital
Manhasset, N.Y. 11030
Director: Andrew Feigin, M.D.
Center Contact: Mary Ellen Benisatto
Phone: 516/869-9527

HDSA Center of Excellence at Johns Hopkins University/Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Md. 21287
Directors: Christopher Ross, M.D., Ph.D.
Adam Rosenblatt, M.D.
Center Contact: Debbie Pollard
Phone: 617/955-2398
Email: [email protected]

HDSA Center of Excellence at the University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. 22908
Director: Madaline Harrison, M.D.
Center Contact: Pat Allinson, M.S.
Phone: 434/924-2665
Email: [email protected]

Southeast________________

HDSA Center of Excellence at Emory School of Medicine
Atlanta, Ga. 30329
Directors: Randi Jones, Ph.D.
J. Timothy Greenamyre, M.D., Ph.D.
Center Contact: Joan Harrison, G.N.P.
Phone: 404/728-6364
Email: [email protected]

HDSA Center of Excellence at University of Alabama
Birmingham, Ala. 35233
Director: Leon Dure, M.D.
Center Contact: Stacey Mantooth
Phone: 205/996-7850
Email: [email protected]


Midwest________________

HDSA Center of Excellence at Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Director: Sandra Kostyk, M.D., Ph.D.
Center Contact: Nonna Stepanov
Phone: 614/688-8672
Email: [email protected]

HDSA Center of Excellence at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, Iowa 52242
Directors: Jane Paulsen, Ph.D.; Henry Paulson, M.D.; Robert Rodnitsky, M.D.
Center Contact: Anne Leserman
Phone: 319/353-4307
Email: [email protected]

HDSA Center of Excellence at Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, Minn. 55415
Director: Martha Nance, M.D.
Center Contact: Beryl Westphal, APRN
Phone: 612/873-60243 or 612/873-2595

HDSA Center of Excellence at Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Mo. 63110
Director: Joel Perlmutter, M.D.
Center Contact: Melinda Kavanaugh, M.S.W.
Phone: 314/362-3471
Email: [email protected]

West and Pacific Northwest________________

HDSA Center of Excellence at Colorado Neurological Institute
Wheat Ridge, Colo. 80033
Director: Lauren Seeberger, M.D.
Center Contact: LeAnn Hansen, LCSW
Phone: 720/371-5806
Email: [email protected]

HDSA Center of Excellence at University of Washington
Seattle, Wash. 98195
Director: Thomas Bird, M.D.
Center Contact: Debbie Olsen (general info)
Phone: 206/616-2135

Southwest________________

HDSA Center of Excellence at University of California
Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, Calif. 95817
Directors: Vicki Wheelock, M.D.; Teresa Tempkin R.N.C., M.R.N., A.N.P.
Center Contact: Teresa Tempkin R.N.C., M.R.N., A.N.P.
Phone: 916/734-6278
Email: [email protected]

HDSA Center of Excellence at University of California
San Diego, Calif. 92093
Directors: Jody Corey-Bloom, M.D., Ph.D.; Joanne Hamilton, Ph.D.
Center Contact: Jody Goldstein
Phone: 858/622-5854
Email: [email protected]


HDSA Center of Excellence at Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas 77030
Director: Joseph Jankovic, M.D.
Center Contact: Christine Hunter, R.N., CCRC
Phone: 713/798-3951
Email: [email protected]

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