Dr. Kiran Thakur, MD
Dr. Kiran Thakur is a neurologist specializing in neuro-infectious diseases and neuroimmunology. Her research focuses on clinical and translational studies which aim to improve our ability to detect and manage neuroinfectious diseases and neuroinflammatory conditions in the hospital setting. Dr. Thakur serves as a consultant to the World Health Organization and member of the World Federation of Neurology, Education Committee; American Neurological Association; American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and American Academy of Neurology Neuroinfectious Disease and Global health section. Her international work includes serving as the Neurology Clerkship Director at the Perdana University School of Medicine and as a Neurology Consultant at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Malawi.
Dr. Thakur earned her medical degree at the Tufts University School of Medicine, completed her neurology residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and completed fellowship training in Neuroinfectious Disease and Neuroimmunology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.