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Augusto Miravalle, M.D., FAAN

Associate Professor of Neurology

Associate Chair of Education
Chief, Multiple Sclerosis Division
Department of Neurology
 
3450 Hull Road, 4th Floor Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone (352) 294-5400
Fax (352) 294-5399

Dr. Miravalle is an Associate Professor of Neurology, Associate Chair for Education and Chief of the Multiple Sclerosis Division at the, University of Florida College of Medicine. He sub-specializes in Multiple Sclerosis and related neuro-immunological disorders of the brain and spinal cord. He has particular interest in gray matter pathology, particularly neocortical volume changes, cortical lesions, and their impact on cognitive and physical disability. Dr. Miravalle has been involved in both and clinical and basic science research. He is a member of many professional societies and advisory boards. He has published numerous scientific articles and has served as a consultant to various scientific organizations.

As an educator Dr.  Miravalle has been actively involved in direct teaching, development of curricular activities as well as administrative leadership positions. Before moving to the University of Florida, he served as Residency Program Director and Vice chair of Education, Chair Clinical Competency Committee for the Residency Program, Chair for the Adult Residency Education Committee, and Chair for
Grand Rounds Committee for the Department of Neurology at the  University of Colorado. He developed and implemented several innovative educational programs including leadership training for neurology residents, mission based budgeting and educational RVU (eRVU) system and competency-based assessment program for GME. As a result of this work, he received the 2015 American Academy of Neurology Education Research Award, and the 2016 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Faculty Innovation in Education Award.

Dr. Miravalle received his medical degree at the University of La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.  He completed his Neurology Residency training at Loyola University where he served as chief resident of education. He subsequently completed a clinical neuroimmunology fellowship at Harvard University. Dr Miravalle was the recipient of the 2012 American Neurological Association Medical Education Fellowship Award.

Education

2012 Neurology Teaching Fellowship University of Rochester Rochester, NY
2009 Neuroimaging Research Fellow Harvard University Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston, MA
2009 Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Fellowship Harvard University Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston, MA
2008 Residency, Neurology Loyola University Medical Center/Hines VA Hospital Chicago, IL
2005 Internship in Internal Medicine Resurrection-Westlake Hospital Melrose Park, IL
2001 MD Universidad Nacional de La Plata La Plata, Argentina

 

Honors, Awards and Recognitions

2016 Fellow to the American Academy of Neurology
2015-2016 Best Doctors in America®” database
2015 Faculty Innovation in Education Award – American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
2015 Administration Program (LEAP)  – University of Colorado, School of Medicine
2015 Clinical Leadership Development Program (CLD) – University of Colorado, School of Medicine
2015 Education Research Award. In recognition for developing a leadership program for Neurology residents – American Academy of Neurology
2014 Emerging Leaders Forum (ELF) – American Academy of Neurology
2014 President’s Diversity Fund for Development and Support – University of Colorado, School of Medicine
2013 Best Doctors in America®
2012 Best Doctors ® list, by the Denver Business Journal
2012 Fellow for Medical Education Award – American Neurological Association
2008 House-staff Magis Spirit Award – Loyola University Medical Center
2008 Chief Resident of Education Award – Loyola University Medical Center
2007 Frank A. Rubino Clinical Neurology Award – Loyola University Medical Center
2002 Cumulative Final Grade, Medical School 9.38/10.0 – Universidad Nacional de La Plata
2001 Highest Academic Distinction – Universidad Nacional de La Plata
1999 Award for “Best Teaching Assistant” – Universidad Nacional de La Plata

 

Professional Memberships

2016 to Present Fellow Member, American Academy of Neurology
2016 to Present EPA and Competency-Based Assessment Work-group, American Association of Medial Colleges
2016 to Present Member.  A.B. Baker Section Medical Education,  American Academy of Neurology
2015 to Present Member, ELF Graduate Committee,, American Academy of Neurology
2015 to Present Annual Fall Conference Education Committee, American Academy of Neurology
2009 to Present Member, American Neurological Association
2009 to 2017 Member, Colorado Society of Clinical Neurologists
2010 to Present Member, Neuroimmunology Section, American Academy of Neurology
2009 to Present Member, MS Section, American Academy of Neurology
2005 to Present Member, American Academy of Neurology

 

Publications

  • Fox RJ, Coffey CS, Cudkowicz ME, Gleason T, Goodman A, Klawiter EC, Matsuda K, McGovern M, Conwit R, Naismith R, Ashokkumar A, Bermel R, Ecklund D, Koepp M, Long J, Natarajan S, Ramachandran S, Skaramagas T, Thornell B, Yankey J, Agius M, Bashir K, Cohen B, Coyle P, Delgado S, Dewitt D, Flores A, Giesser B, Goldman M, Jubelt B, Lava N, Lynch S, Miravalle A, Moses H, Ontaneda D, Perumal J, Racke M, Repovic P, Riley C, Severson C, Shinnar S, Suski V, Weinstock-Gutman B, Yadav V, Zabeti A. Design, rationale, and baseline characteristics of the randomized double-blind phase II clinical trial of ibudilast in progressive multiple sclerosis.  Contemp Clin Trials. 2016 Sep;50:166-77.
  • Korb PJ, Miravalle A. Coding in Multiple Sclerosis and Other Demyelinating Diseases.  Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2016 Aug;22(3):951-9.
  • Harlow DE, Honce JM, Miravalle AA. Remyelination Therapy in Multiple Sclerosis. Front Neurol. 2015 Dec 10;6:257.
  • Liewluck T, Miravalle A. Immune-Mediated Neurological Disorders. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2015 Sep;15(9):61.

  • Campbell JD, Ghushchyan V, Brett McQueen R, Cahoon-Metzger S, Livingston T, Vollmer T, Corboy J, Miravalle A, Schreiner T, Porter V, Nair K. Burden of multiple sclerosis on direct, indirect costs and quality of life: National US estimates. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2014 Mar;3(2):227-36

  • Miravalle AA, Schreiner T. Neurologic complications of vaccinations. Handb Clin Neurol. 2014;121:1549-57

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