University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Neurological Sciences

Bio for Robert Hamill, M.D.
Robert Hamill, M.D.

Robert Hamill, M.D.

Department of Neurological Sciences

Contact Information
Clinic: 802-847-4589
Office Location:
University of Vermont College of Medicine, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Given Hall, Room C225, Burlington, Vermont 05405


1996: Program for Chiefs of Clinical Services, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
1978-1980: Teacher-Investigator Development Award, National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke (NINCDS), Cornell University Medical Center
1977-1978: Jordan Research Fellowship, National Paraplegia Foundation, Cornell University Medical Center
1976-1980: Neurobiology Research Fellowship, Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY
1976-1978: National Research Service Award, National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke, Cornell University Medical Center
1975-1976: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship, Laboratory of Developmental Neurology, Cornell University Medical College
1973-1976: Neurology Resident, New York Hospital, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York
1970-1973: Medical Officer (Internist), Lieutenant  Commander, United States Navy
1968-1970: Medical Intern and Resident, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York
1964-1968: Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Doctor of Medicine.
1960-1964: Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts. Bachelor of Science. 

Awards and Honors

1996-2009: Best Doctors of America
1996-1997: Who’s Who in American Education
1996-1997: The Best Doctors of America - Northeast Region
1964-1968: Hartford County Memorial Scholarship, Hartford County Medical Society, Hartford, CT
1964-1968: Charles Alva Stickland Scholarship, Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Magna Cum Laude Graduate, Wake Forest University, School of Medicine
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Springfield College


Schneider JS, Elm JJ, Parashos SA, Ravina BM, Galpern WR; for the NET-PD Investigators. Predictors of cognitive outcomes in early Parkinson disease patients: The National Institutes of Health exploratory trial sin Parkinson disease (NET-PD) experience. Parkinsonism Relat Disord 2010 Sept;16(8):507-12.

The NINDS NET PD Investigators Members of the “NETPD Steering Committee” are listed as an Appendix. Impact of belief in neuroprotection on therapeutic intervention in Parkinson’s disease. Movement Disorder 2010 Feb 3:25(8):1082-1086.

Simon DK, Swearingen C, Hauser RA, Trugman JM, Aminoff M, Singer C, Truong D, Tilley BC, on behalf of the NET-PD Investigators. Caffeine and progression of Parkinson’s disease. Clin Neuropharm 2008 July/Aug;31(4):189-96.

The NINDS NET-PD Investigators. A Pilot Clinical Trial of Creatine and Minocycline in Early Parkinson’s disease – 18 month results. Clin Neuropharmacol 2008;31:141-150.

Rughani AI, Visioni A, Hamill RW, Tranmer BI. Subclavian artery stenosis causing transient bilateral brachial diplegia: an unusual cause of anterior spinal artery syndrome. J Neurosurg Spine 9:191-195, 2008.

For more of Dr. Hamill's publications, please visit PubMed.