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Rachel Dolhun, MD, is a board-certified neurologist and fellowship trained movement disorder specialist. As Senior Vice President of Medical Communications at The Michael J. Fox Foundation, she helps people and families with Parkinson’s chart a course for navigating the disease and connect to the latest research through her “Ask the MD” series of blogs and videos and guides for living well with the disease. In parallel, she leads the Foundation’s programs to cultivate the next generation of Parkinson’s specialists through both educational and funding opportunities. She also serves as a spokesperson for the Foundation and has been featured in a mix of top-tier press, including ABC’s Good Morning America, CBS Mornings, TIME Magazine, Brain & Life, AARP and others.
Dr. Dolhun obtained her medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She completed her Neurology Residency and Movement Disorders Fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. She then entered private practice in Charlotte, North Carolina. In 2014, she joined The Michael J. Fox Foundation with the hope and aim to reach the Parkinson’s community on a broader scale