Chair, Department of Neurology
Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Kathleen M. Shannon, MD, FAAN, FANA

  • Neurology
Kathleen M. Shannon, MD, FAAN, FANA

About

Dr. Shannon is a Professor and Chair of Neurology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Shannon's medical interests include movement disorders, with special emphasis on neurodegenerative disorders such as Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease. Dr. Shannon has built her research career on clinical trials of medical and surgical interventions on these disorders, and is also interested in gastrointestinal biomarkers of Parkinson's disease and the potential role of gastrointestinal dysfunction in the pathogenesis of the disease.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Neurology
    Medical School
    • Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL
    Fellowships

    Movement Disorders, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL

    Residencies
    • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Internships
    • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL

    Specialties

    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Huntington's Disease
    • Movement Disorders