Michele K. York, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Head, Neuropsychology Section
Associate, Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic
Dr. Michele K. York is the neuropsychology section head and assistant professor of neurology and psychiatry. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialty training in neuropsychology. She earned her B.A. ('93), M.A. ('96) and Ph.D. ('98) from Vanderbilt University, Tenn. in clinical psychology. She completed her clinical psychology/neuropsychology internship at BCM
Dr. York specializes in neuropsychological evaluation of adults with movement disorders, including patients with deep brain stimulation; differential diagnosis of dementias; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS); pre and post surgical evaluation of patients with epilepsy and movement disorders; language mapping during awake surgery for epilepsy and tumors.
Her research interests include neuropsychological evaluation of deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease; neuroimaging of patients with movement disorders; cognitive and behavioral changes in ALS and FTD; outcome of temporal lobectomy.