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Amanda Thuringer, D.O.

Professional Background

Amanda J. Thuringer, D.O., is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center and a neurologist at the Kansas City VA in Kansas City, Mo. Her subspecialty is neuroimmunology.

Dr. Thuringer holds a bachelor's degree in cell and molecular biology from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and a master's degree in developmental neuroscience from the University of South Dakota. She earned a doctorate of osteopathic medicine at Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa, then finished her neurology residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where she served as chief resident. Dr. Thuringer completed a two-year neuroimmunology fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center. During the first year of her neuroimmunology fellowship she also earned the prestigious National Multiple Sclerosis Society clinical fellowship, a one-year grant/scholarship award that included additional training.

Dr. Thuringer is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology.


Research

Overview

A rising researcher and educator, Dr. Thuringer is involved in multiple multicenter clinical trials in multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica, and she regularly engages with medical students and neurology residents through lectures and other educational activities.