Augusto Miravalle, M.D., FAAN
Associate Professor of Neurology at University of Florida | Associate Chair of Education | Chief, Multiple Sclerosis Division
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.