Chief of Neurology, Detling Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Kathleen Shannon received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and attended Rush Medical College. She completed Internship, Residency and Movement Disorders Fellowship at Rush. After nearly 4 years at Vanderbilt University, she returned to Rush where she spent the next 25 years in in Movement Disorders. Her clinical interests include the broad range of movement disorders and her research focus is in clinical trials as well as in gastrointestinal biomarkers of Parkinson’s disease. Since July 1, 2016 she has been Detling Professor and Chair in the Department of Neurology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.