Positions

Professor
Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
Medical Director
Maxine Mesinger MS Comprehensive Care Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Linda and John Griffin Endowed Chair in Multiple Sclerosis
Baylor College of Medicine
Program Director
Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certifications

Diplomate
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Clinical Interests

  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neuromyelitis Optica
  • Transverse myelitis

Education

MD from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Internship at Baylor College of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
Neurology
Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine
Neurology Multiple Sclerosis

I have dedicated my professional career to the care of patients with multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, and related demyelinating diseases. This includes clinical care, clinical research, community involvement and public education efforts.

I am medical director of the Maxine Mesinger Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center, a large multidisciplinary care center founded in 2003. Located in the Texas Medical center, we are recognized as a "Partner in MS Care" by the National MS Society.

As director of clinical trials, I have served as principal investigator in over 30 clinical trials of MS therapeutics over the past 13 years.

Memberships

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
American Academy of Neurology
Texas Neurological Society

Honors & Awards

Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation
Member of the Academy of Distinguished Educators
This award recognizes the educational scholarship
of faculty members involved in all of the educational missions of Baylor College of Medicine.

Selected Publications