Michelle Kvalsund, DO is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Michigan State University with interest in neuromuscular disorders, tropical neurology, and global health. She received degrees in epidemiology and medicine from Michigan State University in 2008 and 2009, respectively. She completed neurology residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2013, after which she returned to her global health roots at Michigan State University and undertook additional subspecialty training in clinical neurophysiology and neuroepidemiology. As director of adult global neurology initiatives for the MSU Department of Neurology’s International Neurologic & Psychiatric Epidemiology Program (INPEP), Dr. Kvalsund spends 9 months annually in Lusaka, Zambia conducting research on neuromuscular genetic disorders, acute flaccid paralyses, and distal symmetric polyneuropathies. While in Lusaka, she holds an adjunct appointment as visiting lecturer at the University of Zambia School of Medicine’s Department of Internal Medicine, serves as teaching faculty for the country’s first neurology residency program, and is the founding director of the University Teaching Hospital Electromyography Lab.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Zoom Meeting ID: 983 3802 4406 Passcode: NeuroGR