Movement Disorders, Parkinson's disease, Atypical Parkinsonian syndrome, Huntington's disease, Care delivery in chronic diseases, Population health research.
Dr. Deepa Dash completed her neurology residency at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and was an academic faculty in the same institute up till 2019. She subsequently completed a fellowship in movement disorders at the University of Ottawa. She has expertise in diagnosis and clinical management of patients with complex movement disorders and also in implementation of advanced therapies like deep brain stimulation and continuous infusion of levodopa/carbidopa intestinal gel. During her fellowship, she was awarded grant from Parkinson’s Society of Canada to pursue research in understanding the impact of an integrated care program on people with Parkinson’s disease. She has also gained training in clinical epidemiology and completed Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology from McMaster’s University. She has authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications and is a reviewer in many reputed journals.
Dr. Dash’s research interest is in the field of population-based health research in the context of Parkinson’s disease. She also has interest in patient-oriented research in the field of movement disorders which includes understanding unmet needs and developing innovative solutions by shared decision-making. She has also been actively involved in the International Parkinson and movement disorder society’s efforts in the development of evidence-based medicine reviews on treatments for movement disorders.