Amy E. Brown, MD, MS

Assistant Professor
Movement Disorders Division

Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Brown is a movement disorder specialist who is licensed to practice medicine in Tennessee and Kentucky, and has been a member of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology since 2019. She joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center faculty in July 2019 as a postgraduate movement disorders fellowship and has stayed on as an Assistant Professor.  She is the director of the VUMC CurePSP Center of Care.  

Dr. Brown has obtained several honors, including induction to the Gold Humanism Honor Society in 2014 and participating in the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum in 2019. She has also advocated for her patients with the AAN Neurology on the Hill and participates with local medical societies.  

Dr. Brown is a Chicago-native who earned a BA in Biology and History in 2009 from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, OH. She then completed a Master’s in Science in Biology with a focus on neurobehavior at CWRU in 2011. She attended University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine in Chicago, IL, where she earned her MD in 2015. She completed her neurology residency at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL.  

Research Information

Dr. Brown is currently leading or involved with several clinical trials to delay disease progression or provide symptomatic improvement of motor and non-motor symptoms for neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Systems Atrophy, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Wilson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease.  She oversees several research nurses and coordinators.  

For more on Dr. Brown’s current research, visit the Cognition and Movement Lab page