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Sharon Sha, MD, MS

Sharon Sha, MD, MS

Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Medical Education: Georgetown University Internal Medicine Residency (2006) DC
Internship: California Pacific Medical Center Dept of Ophthalmology (2007) CA
Fellowship: University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine (2013) CA
Board Certification: United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry (2014)
Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (2010) CA
Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology (2010)
Residency: University of California Los Angeles (2008) CA
Dr. Sha is a Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University where she serves as Associate Vice Chair of Clinical Research, Co-Director of the Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence and Ataxia Clinic, Co-Director of the Lewy Body Disease Association Research Center of Excellence, Clinical Core Co-Leader of the Stanford Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, and Director of the Behavioral Neurology Fellowship. Her clinical time is devoted to caring for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders and her research is devoted to finding treatments for these cognitive disorders. She also served on the California Governor’s Alzheimer’s Prevention and Preparedness Task Force Chaired by Maria Shriver in 2020.

Dr. Sha received a Master’s degree in Physiology and an MD from Georgetown University, followed by Neurology training at UCLA and Stanford University. She completed a clinical and research fellowship in Behavioral Neurology at UCSF, where she focused on identifying biomarkers for genetic forms of frontotemporal dementia and caring for patients with movement disorders with cognitive impairment.