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2018 CNS Annual Meeting Scientific Program Preview – TBI Seminar (Dr. Meeryo Choe)

2018 CNS Annual Meeting Scientific Program – TBI Seminar (Dr. Meeryo Choe)

About the Speakers

Meeryo Choe, MD

Meeryo Choe, MD

Meeryo Choe, MD is a child neurologist practicing at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Program Director for the Child Neurology Residency. Dr. Choe has spent most of her life in Los Angeles, other than a four-year hiatus for undergraduate education at Amherst College in Massachusetts where she majored in Fine Arts. She attended medical school at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California before moving to UCLA in 2004 for her child neurology residency. After completing training, Dr. Choe combined her personal interest in sports with her professional interest in the developing brain by serving as a Neurotrauma/Sports Neurology Fellow at UCLA with Dr. Christopher Giza. Her clinical and research interests include post-traumatic headache/migraine, gender differences in outcome after concussion, and dysautonomia.

An avid equestrian competing in show jumping and former swimmer, Dr. Choe coaches at a local high school as well, giving her a unique perspective on an athlete’s desire to return to his/her sport and the outside pressures they might experience.

Her clinical and research interests include post-traumatic headache/migraine, gender differences in outcome after concussion, and dysautonomia. She is also Associate Director for the UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT program.

(Portions of this profile were taken directly from the UCLA Health website (https://www.uclahealth.org/meeryo-christa-choe)