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Mark Stacy MD

Duke University-DUMC 2927; 120 A Davison Bldg.

Durham, NC, 27710

(919) 684-4979

Mark Stacy MD

Vice Dean for Clinical Research

In November of 2011, Mark Stacy MD was appointed Vice Dean for Clinical Research.

Dr. Stacy is a very much respected clinical investigator and a talented administrator. He has been the Associate Dean for Clinical Research since 2009. Dr.Stacy has been instrumental in ensuring the improvement of Duke’sstacy2_0 clinical research practice and also in the development of the site-based research director community.

Dr. Stacy has been instrumental in ensuring the improvement of Duke’s

He serves as a liaison between the Dean’s Office and the Clinical Department Chairs and faculty. His duties were to organize programs to aid the clinical research mission, and to watch over the Institutional Review Board (IRB), clinical research administration activities, and conflict of interest (COI).

As Vice Dean for Clinical Research, Dr. Stacy works alongside the Vice Dean for Basic Science giving guidance and support for translational research.

Dr. Stacy, a professor of medicine in the Division of Neurology, joined Duke in 2003 and served as the director of the Duke Movement Disorders Center. He served as director of the Neurology Clinical Research Organization before moving to the Dean’s Office. He concentrates his clinical and research interests on symptoms, signs, and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, specializing in motor and non-motor signs of wearing off, pathological gambling, the placebo effect in clinical trials and other impulse-control ailments. He has served as a consultant to so many manufacturers and pharmaceutical which led to the endorsement of products to treat this condition better and had been involved in above 100 clinical trials. He also serves as a consultant to various national and community groups, like WE MOVE, the Dystonia Study Group, the Parkinson Study Group, the American Academy of Neurology and the National Parkinson Foundation. He had served as the director of the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Research Center in Phoenix, Arizona before coming to Duke. He is a co-editor of the Moving Along, which is the newsletter of the Movement Disorders Society.

Dr. Stacy has published several peer-reviewed, book chapters, manuscripts, and review articles that focus on Parkinson’s disease, tremor, dystonia, and other movement ailments. He also edited The Handbook of Dystonia.