Dean M. Wingerchuk, MD, MSc, FRCP named Chair at Mayo Clinic Arizona

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From the President of the AUPN

Dean M. Wingerchuk, M.D., has been named Chair of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, effective May 3, 2018. He will succeed Joseph Sirven, M.D. 

Dr. Wingerchuk specializes in multiple sclerosis and autoimmune neurology.

After receiving his medical degree from the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, Dr. Wingerchuk completed a residency in Neurology and fellowship in Clinical Neuroimmunology at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. He also completed a fellowship in Clinical Neuroimmunology and Multiple

Sclerosis at the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada and holds a Master of Science degree in Health Science Methodology from McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. 

Dr. Wingerchuk’s clinical and research interests focus on neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD) and multiple sclerosis. He is the principal investigator for two therapeutic studies for NMOSD and co-directs international collaborations that aim to improve NMOSD diagnosis and outcome evaluation. He also directs the Mayo Clinic’s MERIT Center, a multidisciplinary evidence-based clinical practice educational and research program, and is co-Editor-in-Chief of The Neurologist. In 2015, Dr. Wingerchuk was honored as the Mayo Clinic in Arizona Investigator of the Year.

Please join me in welcoming Dr. Wingerchuk to his new role.

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