Dr. Sha received her Bachelor’s degrees from UC Berkeley in Cognitive Science and Molecular Cell Biology, emphasizing in Neurobiology. She went on to obtain a Master’s degree in Physiology and MD from Georgetown University. She trained in Neurology at UCLA and Stanford University, and 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 and cognitive impairment.
Dr. Sha’s clinical expertise include Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, Lewy Body disease, corticobasal syndrome, progressive supranuclear palsy, Huntington’s disease, ataxia, multiple system atrophy, and other dementias. She is currently Co-Director of the Huntington’s disease 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 Center, and Medical Director of the Stanford Neuroscience Clinical Trials Group. She is also the Director of the Behavioral Neurology Fellowship training program.
- Huntington Disease
- Alzheimer Disease
- Frontotemporal Dementia
Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Associate Chair, Medical Director, Stanford Neurosciences Clinical Trials Group (2016 - Present)
Director, Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship (2015 - Present)
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: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (2014)
Residency:Stanford University School of Medicine (2010) CA
Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2010)
Residency:University of California Los Angeles (2008) CA