Adrienne Keener, MD
Dr. Keener is a neurologist whose primary clinical focus is movement disorders. Currently, she is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA School of Medicine, Department of Neurology and a member of the Movement Disorders Clinic. An honors graduate of University of California, San Diego, with a major in Cognitive Science, and an Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Keener was an intern in Medicine at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, and a resident in Neurology in the Department of Neurology at UCLA where she served as Chief Resident. In 2016, she joined the faculty at UCLA where she participates in research and clinical care both at the UCLA Movement Disorders Clinic and at the West LA VA PADRECC (Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Center). Her research interests include the epidemiology of Parkinson’s Disease, and interdisciplinary treatment approaches for movement disorders. Dr. Keener is also interested in medical education, specifically in the practice of Narrative Medicine and developing physician wellness for trainees. She joined the residency program at UCLA as the Associate Program Director in 2016.
Yvette Bordelon, MD, PhD
Associate Program Director, Residency Program
Dr. Yvette Bordelon is currently Health Sciences Professor of Neurology at UCLA and serves as the Neurology Clerkship Director for third year medical students and as an Associate Program Directory for the Neurology Residency Program.
Dr. Bordelon received her MD and PhD degrees from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Her thesis work was performed with Dr. Marie-Francoise Chesselet and involved investigating mechanisms of neurodegeneration in an animal model of Huntington disease. She completed residency training in Neurology at Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals where she served as Chief Resident during her final year and then a Movement Disorders Fellowship at Columbia University. Dr. Bordelon joined the UCLA Neurology department faculty in 2004. Her clinical work involves the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson disease, Huntington disease and other movement disorders and includes an active Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) movement disorders clinic. Her clinical research interests include the conduct of clinical trials in these diseases. Her dedication to patient care has been recognized with the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award at UCLA presented in 2012. Dr. Bordelon has been actively involved in medical education throughout her career and has twice been awarded the UCLA Department of Neurology Golden Hammer Award by the residents in 2007 and 2019, and received the AAN A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award in 2009.
Nan Cheng, MD
Molly Fensterwald, MD
Colin McCrimmon, MD, PhD