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Douglas S. Goodin


Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center

Dr. Douglas Goodin is a neurologist and an internationally renowned expert on multiple sclerosis (MS).

Goodin divides his time between patient care, clinical research and teaching. His research focuses on understanding genetic and environmental aspects of MS epidemiology as well as on developing and assessing new treatments for MS.

Goodin earned his medical degree at the University of California, Irvine. He then completed a residency in neurology and fellowship training in clinical electrophysiology at UCSF. He also has a master's degree in molecular biology from Purdue University.

Goodin is a professor of neurology at UCSF.

  • Education

    University of California, Irvine, 1978

    Purdue University , M.S., Molecular Biology, 1973

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Neurology, 1982

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Clinical Electrophysiology

  • Board Certifications

    Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

  • Academic Title


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