John T. Slevin has appointments at the UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital and Lexington VA Medical Center where he specializes in the evaluation of disorders of movement. His clinical research interests center on Parkinson's disease and currently include several industry-sponsored clinical drug trials of promising new anti-Parkinson medications and NIH-funded translational research. He is director of Clinical Research at the UK Parkinson’s Disease Research Center of Excellence, the UK Holsinger Parkinson’s Disease Professor of Neuroscience, and Lexington VA Center Director of the VA National Parkinson’s Disease Consortium. His research laboratory is engaged in the study of molecular mechanisms of epileptogenesis. In this capacity, he holds the Robert & Jeanne Nyere Epilepsy Research Professorship. He has authored more than 200 abstracts, book chapters and research articles. A member of several professional research and clinical national societies, he is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and member of the American Neurological Association.
Faculty RankProfessor of Neurology; Molecular and Biomedical Pharmacology
West Virginia University, School of Medicine, Morgantown
University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
Certifications and Special Training
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology