Anna Hohler, MD

Dr. Anna Hohler serves as Director of the Center for Military and Post Deployment Health, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, and Associate Professor of Neurology in the Boston University School of Medicine.

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. She is currently an Associate Professor of Neurology.

Dr. Hohler’s research and clinical focus is on Parkinson’s disease She is also actively involved in research on abuse and violence and its impact on neurology patients. Dr. Hohler sees movement disorder patients at Boston Medical Center in inpatient and outpatient settings. She serves as Director of the movement disorder section of the Braintree Rehabilitation Facility.

Dr. Hohler is the Assistant Dean of Clinical and Strategic Affiliations in the Office of Academic Affairs. She develops, monitors, and supports the third year required rotations at outside institutions. She is also the Director of the Kaiser Branch Campus.

In addition to her role as Director for the Center for Military and Post Deployment Health, Dr. Hohler is also the Co-Director of the Joining Forces collaboration with BUMC and the VA Boston System.

Dr. Hohler received the Novartis Prize for Neurology Excellence upon graduation from medical school in 1998. She 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 received teaching awards from the Family Practice department and from the American Academy of Neurology in 2003, 2005, and 2012 respectively. 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. She is the recipient of the prestigious Stanley Robbins BU teaching excellence award for 2012. Dr. Hohler is the current Co-chair of the Quality Safety Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Past President of the Massachusetts Neurological Association.