Katelyn C.K. Bird, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology Neurology Clerkship Director

  • Title Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Neurology Clerkship Director
  • Office Shapiro Building, 725 Albany St., 7th floor, Boston, MA 02118
  • Phone 617-638-8456
  • Education Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
    Internship: Preliminary Medicine at Boston University Medical Center
    Residency: Neurology at Boston University Medical Center
    Fellowship: Movement Disorders at Boston University Medical Center

Board Certifications: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Special Interests: Parkinson’s disease; Atypical Parkinsonism; Tremor; Dystonia; Huntington’s Disease; Ataxia; Functional Movement Disorders; Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders; Botulinum Toxin Injections for Movement Disorders; Clinical Trials; Student, Resident, and Fellow Education; Health Disparities Research; Global Health


Dr. Bird is the recipient of the Golden Brain Fellow Award for 2019-2020. This award is presented annually by the BU medical students on Neurology clerkship and is in recognition of Dr. Bird’s excellence in teaching and devotion to students.


Bird K, Saint-Hilaire M, Curiale G, O’Shea SA. Development of Hypertrophic Olivary Degeneration following Pontine Hemorrhage. Ann Neurol. 2020;87(6):809-810. doi:10.1002/ana.25742.

Rudra JS, Sun T, Bird KC, Daniels MD, Gasiorowski JZ, Chong AS, Collier JH. Modulating adaptive immune responses to peptide self-assemblies. ACS Nano. 2012 Feb 28;6(2):1557-64. doi: 10.1021/nn204530r. Epub 2012 Jan 30. 


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