Dr. Christina Azevedo

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Dr. Christina Azevedo is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Southern California. She specializes in multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune disorders of the central nervous system.

Dr. Azevedo earned her Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Notre Dame and her medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University. She completed her neurology residency at Dartmouth, a Sylvia Lawry fellowship in clinical MS and Neuroimaging at Yale, and a Master’s degree in Public Health at Yale with a focus on Applied Biostatistics and Epidemiology. Her research focuses on the identification and validation of MRI-based surrogate markers for neurodegeneration for use in Phase 2 and 3 clinical trials for progressive MS. She has received research and training support from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Race to Erase MS Foundation, and the NIH-funded University of Southern California Clinical Translational Science Institute. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.