Irene Richard, MD, Neurology, Rochester, NY, Highland Hospital


Neurology Rochester, NY

Movement Disorder

Professor, Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

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Education & Training

  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterResidency, Neurology, 1992 - 1995
  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterInternship, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1992
  • Yale University School of Medicine
    Yale University School of MedicineClass of 1991
  • Cornell UniversityB.S., Biology, With Honors & Distinction, 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1995 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Senior Faculty Award Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, 2013
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012
  • Langston Award Michael J. Fox Foundation, 2011
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Cognitive performance and neuropsychiatric symptoms in early, untreated Parkinson's disease  
    Weintraub D, Simuni T, Caspell-Garcia C, Coffey C, Lasch S, Siderowf A, Aarsland D, Barone P, Burn D, Chahine LM, Eberling J, Espay AJ, Foster ED, Leverenz JB, Litvan ..., Mov Disord, 1/4/2015
  • Feasibility of virtual research visits in Fox Trial Finder  
    Dorsey ER, Wagner JD, Bull MT, Rizzieri A, Grischkan J, Achey MA, Sherer T, Chowdury S, Meunier C, Cappelletti L, Rocker C, Richard IH, Schwarz H, Kang G, Ahmad SH, Bi..., Journal of Parkinson's disease, 1/1/2015
  • Factor analysis of the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale in Parkinson's disease  
    Broen MP, Moonen AJ, Kuijf ML, Dujardin K, Marsh L, Richard IH, Starkstein SE, Martinez-Martin P, Leentjens AF, Parkinsonism Relat Disord, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • A randomized controlled trial of telemedicine for Parkinson's disease (Connect.Parkinson) in the United States: Interim assessment of investigator and participant expe...
    Achey, M.A., Beck, C.A., Beran, D.B., Boyd, C.M., Schmidt, P.N., Willis, A.W., Riggare, S.S., Simone, R.B., Biglan, K.M., Dorsey, E.R., Aldred, J., Ayan, J., Bull, M.T..., Movement Disorders, 1/1/2015
  • Preliminary results for a national case study of virtual care visits for Parkinson's disease.
    Korn, R.E., Achey, M.A., Rodriguez, R., Rizer, K., Richard, I., Dorsey, E.R., Keenan, H.T., Movement Disorders, 1/1/2015
  • Predictors of response to antidepressant treatment in depressed patients with Parkinson's disease.
    Leentjens AFG. Wijers A, Moonen AJH, McDonald WM, Richard IH, J Psychosomatic Research; Conference of the European Association of Psychosomatic Medicine (EAPM) Meeting, Sibiu, Romania, 1/1/2014
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  • "To Your Health" Community Lecture Series" 
    Pittsford, NY - 1/1/2013
  • "Challenges and Hopes for Parkinson's disease" 
    Canandaigua, NY - 1/1/2012
  • "Updates on Research in PD" 
    Rochester, NY - 1/1/2011
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Press Mentions

  • National Initiative Focuses on New Treatments for Lewy Body Dementia
    National Initiative Focuses on New Treatments for Lewy Body DementiaApril 18th, 2018

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations