Carol Persad, Ph.D.

Clinical Professor and Director, Neuropsychology Program

Areas of Interest

  • Understanding the cognitive and behavioral profile associated with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders
  • Evaluation of cognitive, psychiatric and motor outcomes of Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson’s disease and Essential Tremor
  • Driving performance as a method of identifying early cognitive decline in older adults
  • Relationship between cognition and mobility in older adults
  • Neuroendocrine factors and cognition


  • University of Toronto, B.Sc.,  
  • Michigan State University, Ph.D.
  • University of Michigan, Postdoctoral Residency

Published Articles or Reviews