About

Board of Directors

Directors

  • Lynn Fielder
    Parkinson's Advocate
  • Mitchell S. Landis
    Senior Vice President and Regional Manager of the Princeton office of Boston Properties
  • Gail Ruderman
    Executive Director "Bringing the Outside World Inside" Foundation

Advisory Committee

  • Susan Imke, RN, MS
    Senior Health Solutions
    Kane Hall Barry Neurology, Bedford TX
  • The Hon. Carolyn B. Maloney
    Representative (D-NY)
    Founder and Chair
    The Congressional Working Group On Parkinson's Disease
  • Jeffrey Wertheimer, Ph.D
    Head of Neuropsychology Services and Clinical Training Director,
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles

Jeffrey Wertheimer, Ph.D.

Dr. Wertheimer is a Head of Neuropsychology Services and Clinical Training Director, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. He has extensive experience in neuropsychological and psychological assessment, psychotherapy, behavioral management/modification, and pain management intervention; he provides services for individuals in both the inpatient hospital and outpatient setting. With regard to neuropsychological evaluations, he has proficiency in conducting brief and comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations, competency evaluations, and forensic evaluations.  Furthermore, he has been a research consultant for The Parkinson Alliance since 2003.  

He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from Oklahoma State University. He completed his internship in Clinical Psychology at the Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, MI, and he completed his post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan/Wayne State University School of Medicine.

Dr. Wertheimer invests a significant amount of time in research activities, writing scientific manuscripts, and lecturing nationally and internationally. His research interests are in the areas of Movement Disorders, particularly Parkinson's disease (PD) and the assessment of the non-motor symptoms of PD pre and post- Deep Brain Stimulation, cognitive and functional outcome in individuals who have sustained a traumatic brain injury, interdisciplinary collaboration, clinical validation of neuropsychological instruments in the assessment of brain injury, and cognitive rehabilitation.