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Neurology

Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Department of Neurology
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Michele K. York, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Head, Section of Neuropsychology

Clinical Service Area

Neurology

Specialty

Neuropsychology

Consult

713-798-8673

Graduate School

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, Tenn.

Internship

Clinical Psychology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Clinical Interests

Neuropsychological evaluation of adults with movement disorders, including patients with deep brain stimulation; pre and post surgical evaluation of patients with epilepsy; language mapping during awake surgery for epilepsy and tumors, differential diagnosis of dementias

Research Interests

Neuropsychological evaluation of deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease; neuroimaging of patients with movement disorders; outcome of temporal lobectomy.

Contact Information

Michele K. York, Ph.D.
Department of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS NB302
Houston, Texas 77030

Tel: 713-798-8673
Fax: 713-798-8573
Email:

BCM Honors

  • 2012 Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation and has become a member of the Academy of Distinguished Educators, which recognizes the educational scholarship of faculty members involved in all of the educational missions of Baylor College of Medicine.

Journal Publications (Selected out of 39)

  • Hack N, Akbar U, Thompson-Avila A, Fayad SM, Hastings EM, Moro E, et al. Impulsive and Compulsive Behaviors in Parkinson Study Group (PSG) Centers Performing Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery. J Parkinsons Dis. 2014;:. [View journal article]
  • Rothlind JC, York MK, Carlson K, Luo P, Marks WJ, Jr, et al. Neuropsychological changes following deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson's disease: comparisons of treatment at pallidal and subthalamic targets versus best medical therapy. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2014;:. [View journal article]
  • Fridley J, Adams G, Sun P, York M, Atassi F, Lai E, et al. Effect of subthalamic nucleus or globus pallidus interna stimulation on oculomotor function in patients with Parkinson's disease. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2013;91(2):113-21. [View journal article]
  • Calleo J, Burrows C, Levin H, Marsh L, Lai E, York MK. Cognitive rehabilitation for executive dysfunction in Parkinson's disease: application and current directions. Parkinsons Dis. 2012;2012:512892. [View journal article]
  • Hou JG, Wu LJ, Moore S, Ward C, York M, Atassi F, et al. Assessment of appropriate medication administration for hospitalized patients with Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2012;18(4):377-81. [View journal article]
  • Marshall DF, Strutt AM, Williams AE, Simpson RK, Jankovic J, York MK. Alternating verbal fluency performance following bilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease. Eur J Neurol. 2012;19(12):1525-31. [View journal article]
  • Strutt AM, Ayanegui IG, Scott BM, Mahoney ML, York MK, San Miguel Montes LE. Influence of socio-demographic characteristics on DRS-2 performance in Spanish-speaking older adults. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2012;27(5):545-56. [View journal article]
  • Strutt AM, Palcic J, Wager JG, Titus C, Macadam C, Brown J, et al. Cognition, behavior, and respiratory function in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ISRN Neurol. 2012;2012:912123. [View journal article]
  • Strutt AM, Simpson R, Jankovic J, York MK. Changes in cognitive-emotional and physiological symptoms of depression following STN-DBS for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Eur J Neurol. 2012;19(1):121-7. [View journal article]
  • Ha AD, Brown CH, York MK, Jankovic J. The prevalence of symptomatic orthostatic hypotension in patients with Parkinson's disease and atypical parkinsonism. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2011;17(8):625-8. [View journal article]

Poster and Platform Presentations (Selected out of 55)

  • Jimenez-Shahed J, York M, Smith-Gloyd EM, Jankovic J, Viswanathan A. MER vs. MRI guidance in placement of DBS electrodes for Parkinson's disease. Presented at the Movement Disorder Society (MDS), 18th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Stockholm, Sweden (June 8-12, 2014). [View poster]
  • Patel N, York M, Phan C, Jimenez Shahed J. Indentifying the correlates of pseudobulbar affect in patients with parkinsonian disorders and ALS. Neurology. 2013;80(Meeting Abstracts 1):P05.125. [View poster]
  • Fernandez V, Allen M, York MK, Wilde EA, Karmonik C, Strutt AM. Neural correlates of a novel Spanish word recognition fMRI memory task. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2013;19(Suppl S1):153.
  • Wu TC, Wilde EA, Karmonik C, Yallampalli R, Strutt AM, Jankovic J, et al. Frontostriatal changes detected by DTI tractography in Parkinson's disease dementia. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2013;19(Suppl S1):250-1.
  • Resendiz C, Scott B, Farias G, York M, Lozano V, Mahoney M, et al. Adaptation and norming of the Boston Naming Test for Spanish-speaking older adults in the USA. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2012;27:654. [View poster]
  • York MK, Marsh L, Jimenez-Shahed J, Okun M, Moro E, Hunter C, et al. Parkinson's Study Group Neurosurgical Working Group (PSG-NSWG) deep brain stimulation (DBS) non-motor symptoms (NMS) survey: Real world pre-operative practice patterns. Mov Disord. 2012;27(Suppl 1):S172. [Previously Presented] [View poster]
  • York MK, Marsh L, Jimenez-Shahed J, Okun M, Moro E, Hunter C, et al. Parkinson's Study Group Neurosurgical Working Group (PSG-NSWG) deep brain stimulation (DBS) non-motor symptoms (NMS) survey: Real world pre-operative practice patterns. Mov Disord. 2012;27(4):e12. [View poster]
  • Waln O, Jimenez Shahed J, Juliet Wendt, York M, Baizabal Carvallo J, Mehanna R, et al. Diagnostic reliability of DaT scan in movement disorders. Neurology. 2012;78(Meeting Abstracts 1):P03.125. [View poster]
  • Scott BM, Duncan G, Carlson H, Nance M, York MK, Larery A, et al. Visuospatial construction measures and their utility in identifying dementia of the Alzheimer's type. Ann Neurol. 2011;70 Suppl 15:S56.
  • Brown CH, Ha AD, York MK, Jankovic J. The prevalence of symptomatic orthostatic hypotension in patients with Parkinson's disease and atypical parkinsonism. Mov Disord. 2011;26 Suppl 2:S170. [View poster]

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