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Michael Okun

Michael S. Okun, M.D., is the chair and a professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida, as well as the administrative director and co-director of the Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration within the McKnight Brain Institute at UF. Dr. Okun earned his M.D from UF, where he also completed his residency. He completed a fellowship specializing in general movement disorders at Emory University. Dr. Okun has dedicated much of his career towards development of care centers for individuals with movement disorders and towards research exploring the cognitive, behavioral and mood effects of deep brain stimulation. He was named as a White House Champion of Change and is a best-selling author and patient advocate of the National Medical Director for the National Parkinson Foundation.
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