Mary E. Jenkins, MD, FRCPC


Associate Professor of Neurology, Western University
Office: London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital A10-325
Phone: 519-663-3404
Secretary: Barb Martin



Bio Sketch

Dr. Jenkins received her MD and Neurology Residency at Western University. Following residency, Dr. Jenkins completed two years of fellowship training in Movement Disorders, the first year at Western University and the second year at the University of Rochester.

Dr. Jenkins is an Associate Professor at Western University. She joined the Department in 2004.

Dr. Jenkins specializes in both Adult and Pediatric Movement Disorders including Parkinson's disease, Tourette Syndrome and other movement disorder diseases.

Dr. Jenkins is also Program Director of the Neurology Residency Program.


Dr. Jenkins' main research interests are in the field of Movement Disorders diseases, including Parkinson's Disease. Her research focus is Motor Control and encompasses human studies of gait, posture, upper limb control, speech and cognition. The research is conducted as part of an interdisciplinary team of professionals within the Faculties of Medicine, Engineering, Neuroscience, and Health Sciences.

Medical Interests

Movement Disorders, Parkinson’s, Tourette Syndrome

Honours and Awards

  • 2013, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal


PubMed Publications Listing


Dayal AM, Jenkins ME, Jog MS, Kimpinski K, MacDonald P, Gofton TE. Palliative Care Discussions in Multiple System Atrophy: A Retrospective Review. Can J Neurol Sci. 2017 May;44(3):276-282. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2016.439. Epub 2017 Feb 7. PMID: 28166857

Zhou Y, Jenkins ME, Naish MD, Trejos AL. Design and validation of a high-order weighted-frequency fourier linear combiner-based Kalman filter for parkinsonian tremor estimation. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2016 Aug;2016:5893-5896. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2016.7592069. PubMed PMID: 28269595.

Lutz SG, Holmes JD, Ready EA, Jenkins ME, Johnson AM. Clinical Presentation of Anxiety in Parkinson's Disease: A Scoping Review. OTJR (Thorofare N J). 2016 Jul;36(3):134-47. doi: 10.1177/1539449216661714. Epub 2016 Jul 31. Review. PubMed PMID: 27618849.