Dr. Scott Sherman is an Associate Professor of Neurology, Director of the Movement Disorders Center, Medical Director of the Arizona Chapter of American Parkinson’s Disease Association, and Director of the Parkinson’s Disease Program of the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Institute of Tucson. Dr. Sherman’s areas of research interest include deep brain stimulation, gene therapy, and cell based therapy for Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Sherman's original articles and abstracts on understanding and treating Parkinson’s disease have been published by Science, Movement Disorders, Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, Neuroscience, and many other journals. He lectures before Parkinson disease support groups and other public meetings and has been invited to lecture to the medical community about new therapies and patient care issues with Parkinson disease and movement disorders. He holds memberships in the Movement Disorder Society and the American Academy of Neurology. He has been awarded for outstanding achievement in teaching and outstanding progress in research by the University of Arizona College of Medicine.