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Amanda Yaworski

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Resident, University of Alberta

Clinical Fellow, Stanford Health Care


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Research Interests: pediatric neuromuscular disorders, genetics

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Biography

Dr. Yaworski completed her undergraduate degree at Acadia University in Psychology and Neurosciences. Following this, she completed medical school at McMaster University and residency in Pediatric Neurology at the University of Alberta. Dr. Yaworski will be attending Stanford University this summer to complete a fellowship in neurophysiology and neuromuscular medicine.

Dr. Yaworski has completed research in pediatric peripheral nerve lesion presentation and management, urgent pediatric neurology assessment and is currently investigating guidelines for the presentation and management of juvenile myasthenia gravis. She is looking forward to being involved in further research and tailoring her interests within neuromuscular medicine during her fellowship.

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Recent publications

Yaworski, AM, Yager, JY, Richer, L, Mailo, J, Rajapakse, T, Kassiri, J et al.. Improved care and management of paediatric neurological patients evaluated at a paediatric Rapid Access Neurology clinic: A pilot study. J Paediatr Child Health. 2021.57 (6)908-912 PMID:33460255

Yaworski, A, Koujok, K, Cheung, K, Ying, Y, McMillan, HJ. Intrinsic peripheral nerve and root tumor and pseudotumoral lesions at a tertiary care pediatric hospital. Childs Nerv Syst. 2021.37 (4)1229-1236 PMID:33404726

D'Aragon, F, Burns, KEA, Yaworski, A, Lucas, A, Arseneau, E, Belley-Cote, E et al.. Research Consent Models Used in Prospective Studies of Neurologically Deceased Organ Donors: A Systematic Review. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2020.15 (4)244-251 PMID:32052700

Yaworski, AM, McMillan, HJ. Developmental delay and neuropsychiatric comorbidities associated with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. Muscle Nerve. 2020.61 (2)127-128 PMID:31811661

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