Amita Singh

Amita Singh, MD, MS

Assistant Professor

Department: MD – VASCULAR NEUROLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-5550
Business Email: amita.singh@ufl.edu

About Amita Singh

Amita Singh, MD, MS is an assistant professor in the department of neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

She earned two bachelor’s degrees, one in psychology and another physiology and neurobiology, from the University of Maryland. Then, she went on to achieve a master’s degree from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH and her medical degree from the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. After graduation, she pursued her neurology residency and vascular neurology fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle, where she was the chief resident in neurology.

Dr. Singh is board-certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and she is currently licensed to practice medicine in both Florida and Washington State. In addition to contributing to various publications, Dr. Singh has also facilitated numerous quality improvement projects. She is passionate about medical education and clinical quality improvement in neurology. Her clinical interests include secondary stroke prevention and patient education. She is also projected to become board-certified in vascular neurology in 2022.

Accomplishments

Bruce Ransom Ambassador Award
2020 · University of Washington
Resident Scholarship to the Annual Meeting
2020 · American Academy of Neurology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Summer Medical Fellow
2013 · Emory University

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Neurology
Subspecialties
  • Vascular Neurology
Areas of Interest
  • Stroke

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Stroke
  • quality improvement

Publications

2021
Taking a Chance to Recover: Families Look Back on the Decision to Pursue Tracheostomy After Severe Acute Brain Injury.
Neurocritical care. [DOI] 10.1007/s12028-021-01335-9. [PMID] 34476722.
2020
Coccidioidomycosis: neurologic manifestations
MedLink Neurology.
2016
STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL CONNECTIVITY IN POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER: ASSOCIATIONS WITH FKBP5.
Depression and anxiety. 33(4):300-7 [DOI] 10.1002/da.22483. [PMID] 27038411.
2015
Fear-potentiated startle during extinction is associated with white matter microstructure and functional connectivity.
Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior. 64:249-59 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cortex.2014.11.006. [PMID] 25522360.
2014
Follow-up and extension of a prior genome-wide association study of posttraumatic stress disorder: gene × environment associations and structural magnetic resonance imaging in a highly traumatized African-American civilian population.
Biological psychiatry. 76(4):e3-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.01.017. [PMID] 24576688.
2012
The burden of prostate cancer in Asian nations
Journal of Carcinogenesis. 11(7):61-69 [DOI]  10.4103/1477-3163.94025.

Grants

Apr 2022 ACTIVE
A PHASE III, PROSPECTIVE, DOUBLE-BLIND, RANDOMIZED, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL OF THROMBOLYSIS IN IMAGING-ELIGIBLE, LATE-WINDOW PATIENTS TO ASSESS THE EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF TENECTEPLASE
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: SYNEOS HEALTH via GENENTECH INC

Education

Vascular Neurology Fellowship
2020-2021 · University of Washington
Neurology Residency
2016-2020 · University of Washington
Medical School
2012-2016 · Morehouse School of Medicine
Master's of Science, Health Policy and Clinical Practice: Clinical and Health Services Research Track
2010-2011 · Dartmouth College
Bachelor's of Science, Physiology and Neurobiology
2006-2010 · University of Maryland
Bachelor's of Science, Psychology
2006-2010 · University of Maryland

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-5550
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 103715
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1329 SW 16TH ST RM 1160
GAINESVILLE FL 32608