Benzi M. Kluger, MD, MS

Department of Neurology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA

Dr. Kluger is a Colorado native who completed an undergraduate degree in psychology, medical school and neurology residency at the University of Colorado before going to the University of Florida to complete fellowships in movement disorders and behavioral neurology. He is currently a professor of neurology and the director of the neurology supportive and palliative care program at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. In addition to seeing patients in the supportive and palliative care clinic, he directs a very active research program working towards improving therapies for non-motor symptoms (e.g. Fatigue, dementia) and improving standards of care for patients and caregivers through supportive and palliative care models. His research has been funded by the Michael J Fox Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense, the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, the Davis Phinney Foundation and the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute.