Thomas Wichmann, MD, received medical training at the Universities of Münster and Freiburg (Germany), graduating in 1984, with subsequent postdoctoral research training at the University of Freiburg and Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD), and neurology residency training at Emory University (Atlanta, GA). He has been a faculty member at Emory University since 1996, specializing in research into the pathophysiology of parkinsonism and the clinical care of patients with Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease. He is currently the A. Worley Brown Professor of Neurology, Associate Director of the Movement Disorder division in Neurology, and Associate Director for Scientific Programs at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center. His research has been continuously NIH funded and has been published in high-impact journals. Dr. Wichmann also leads Emory’s NINDS-funded Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Research and the American Parkinson’s Disease Association’s Center for Advanced Research at Emory University.