WilliamsInstructor/Fellow of Neurology
Francis and Ingeborg Heide Schumann Fellow in Parkinson's Disease Research

Professional Background:Williams College (B.A. in Biology), American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (M.D., 2006)

Office: 300 Sparks Center, 1720 7th Ave S, Birmingham AL 35294-0017
Phone: 205.975-1032
Fax: 205.996.4039
E-mail: jeriyw@uab.edu

Personal Info:
Jeri Yvonne Williams, MD was appointed as a Francis and Ingeborg Heide Schumann Fellow in Parkinson's Disease Research on July 1, 2011.  She was born in New York City, NY and raised in southern California.  She obtained her bachelor of arts degree in Biology from the prestigious Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts with a concentration in neuroscience and English literature. Jeri's sense of adventure and desire to work with the underserved propelled her to attend the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine for the basic sciences portion of her medical education.  The clinical portion of her medical school training took place in New York and California USA.  She completed her internship at University of South Dakota School of Medicine and her Neurology residency at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine where she served as chief resident.  Her current research interests are in the areas of Parkinson's Disease and Parkinson's Plus Syndromes, especially Progressive Supranuclear Palsy.

Specialty / Interests

Parkinson's Disease, Parkinson's Plus Syndromes, Essential Tremor, and Tic disorders

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