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Amanda L. Hernandez, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
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Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-1730
Phone: 860-679-7505


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Dr. Hernandez is a board-certified neurologist specializing in multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular diseases, and neuroimmunology.

B.A.Columbia UniversityNeuroscience and Behavior, Pre-Medical Studies
M.Phil.Yale UniversityNeuroscience and Immunology
Ph.D.Yale UniversityNeuroscience and Immunology
M.D.Yale UniversityMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipYale New Haven Hospital, Yale UniversityInternal Medicine
ResidencyYale New Haven Hospital, Yale UniversityNeurology
FellowshipYale New Haven Hospital, Yale UniversityNeuromuscular Medicine

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Faculty AdvisorLatino Medical Student Association, Northeast Region
NINDS Research Education Grant (R25) Program Residents and Fellows in Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuropathology, and Neuroradiology Awardee (2019, 2020)National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Inducted MemberEdward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual Predoctoral Fellows in M.D./Ph.D. Programs (2013-2015)National Institute of Neurological Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neuromyelitis Optica
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Autoimmune Encephalitis
  • Autoantibody Involvement in Nervous System Diseases
  • Central and Peripheral Nervous System (CNS/PNS) Demyelination
  • Transverse Myelitis


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