Dr. Kraakevik earned his medical degree from the University of Iowa and his fellowship in Movement Disorders from Oregon Health and Science University (2004-2006). He joined the OHSU movement disorders faculty in 2006 and is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurology. Dr. Kraakevik holds the unique distinction of being a former high school teacher. He has followed this trajectory of educator and currently heads up the development of medical student and resident education for the OHSU department of Neurology and VA Medical Center where he holds a joint appointment. Dr. Kraakevik’s research interests include gait and balance problems of Parkinson’s disease as well as research that explores the best teaching practices for medical education. Dr. Kraakevik is an expert clinician for all movement disorders.
Penelope Hogarth, MD
Director of Clinical Research, Dr. Penny Hogarth joined the OHSU movement disorders faculty in 2000 and is currently an Associate Professor of Neurology. She holds a joint appointment as clinician scientist at the VA Medical Center and a joint appointment in the department of genetics.Dr. Hogarth’s research interests have focused on deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease and the natural history of Huntington’s disease. She heads up the DBS cooperative study comparing best medical management versus stimulation of subthalamic nucleus and globus pallidus for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. She is also part of the Huntington’s study group and is interested in novel therapies for Huntington’s disease.Dr. Hogarth is an expert clinician in all movement disorders with a special interest in Huntington’s disease.
Joseph Quinn, MD
Dr. Quinn specializes in general neurology and dementia. The professor of Neurology received his medical degree from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, in 1990. He completed his residency training at OHSU, and his fellowship in Geriatric Neurology at the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Quinn received his board certification in Neurology in 1997.