Nina Browner, MD
Dr. Nina Browner is Bryson Distinguished Professor of Neurology and Director of the Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence at the University of North Carolina. She also serves as Vice Chair for Education for the Department of Neurology at the University of North Carolina.
After graduating from the Moscow Medical Academy in Moscow, Russia, Dr. Browner received prestigious Research Presidential Scholarship of the Russian Federation and spent two years at Johns Hopkins University as a post - doctoral fellow doing research in functional MRI and Parkinson’s disease. She then completed neurology residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio and her fellowship in Movement Disorders with Dr. Stanley Fahn at the Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York.
Dr. Browner divides her time between patient care and clinical research. Her research interests include innovative care models for patients with neurodegenerative diseases, gait abnormalities in patients with Parkinson’s disease and cognitive changes on different stages of Parkinson’s disease. In addition to her dual roles of clinician and researcher, Dr. Browner mentors medical students and neurology residents. She had been awarded Collin Hall Award in Teaching Excellence from the Department of Neurology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill as well as 2020 A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award from the American Academy of Neurology.