Dr. Hohler completed her undergraduate and medical school training through the Boston University Seven Year Accelerated Medical Program in 1998. Dr. Hohler received an ROTC scholarship and upon completion of medical school entered the United States Army.She completed a neurology internship and residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA. Dr. Hohler became board certified in Adult Neurology and served as Chief of the Neurology Clinic for Madigan Army Medical Center from 2002-2004. She was subsequently selected to be the Assistant Residency Program Director from 2004-2005. During her last year at Madigan Army Medical Center she served as the Neurology Residency Program Director 2005-2006. Dr. Hohler completed a movement disorder fellowship at Boston University School of Medicine and joined the staff of Boston University Medical Center in 2007.

Dr. Hohler participates in the management of Parkinson’s disease patients and adjusts patients with Deep Brain Stimulation. Her area of patient focus and research is advanced Parkinson’s disease and Parkinson Plus syndromes such as multiple system atrophy, progressive supranuclear palsy, corticobasal degneration, and lewy body dementia. Dr. Hohler is involved in research on symptomatic predictors of Parkinson’s disease and novel medication and surgical therapies for patients with Parkinson’s disease. She is involved in autonomic research in Parkinson’s disease and MSA patients. Dr. Hohler has lectured locally, nationally, and internationally on the topics of movement disorders. She has also published chapters and numerous peer reviewed journal articles.

Dr. Hohler has worked extensively with individuals in all levels of medical training. She lectures frequently to medical students, residents, and neurology staff on various movement disorder topics. Dr. Hohler is the director of the neurology disease and therapy course. She serves as the field specific advisor for medical students interested in neurology and is the advisor for the student interest group in neurology. She is the recipient of the prestigious Stanley Robbins BU teaching excellence award and has won awards for teaching excellence from the American Academy of Neurology.  She is also an Assistant Dean for Clinical and Strategic Development in the Office of Academic Affairs.

Dr. Hohler received the Robert Skelton Award for the top graduate of all residents at Madigan Army Medical Center in 2002. She received the Neurology Golden Apple teaching award twice in 2003 and 2005. She has also received the Army Achievement medal, The Army Commendation Medal, and Two Meritorious Service Medals for excellence in clinical and teaching skills while serving on active Duty from 1998-2006. She was honorably discharged in 2006 having attained the rank of Major. Dr. Hohler is the current Co-chair of the Patient Safety Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Past President of the Massachusetts Neurological Association.

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