Rachel Saunders-Pullman, MD, MPH, MS

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Rachel Saunders-Pullman, MD, MPH, MS, is a clinical researcher whose focus is the study of genetic and epidemiologic factors relating to Parkinson’s disease (PD) and dystonia. She is the Bachmann-Strauss Professor, and Professor of Neurology at Mount Sinai. She has served on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, the Executive Committee of the Dystonia Study Group and the Biomarkers Committee of the Parkinson’s Study Group. She graduated from Amherst College (summa cum laude), Columbia P&S, was a Thomas J Watson Fellow. She was a resident/chief resident at the Neurological Institute at Columbia and completed movement disorder and neuroepidemiology fellowships at Columbia.