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Alexandra Goodyear

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  • Clinical Offices
    Neurology Clinic 300 Pasteur Dr Rm A343 MC 5235 Stanford, CA 94304
    Tel Work (650) 723-5184 Fax (665) 072-5745
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Professional Overview


Dr. Goodyear is committed to providing excellent clinical care to patients and conducting research to advance our understanding of how to treat and live well with MS. She has served as a Principal Investigator on multiple MS studies, and is committed to providing the opportunity for all MS patients to participate in research, including CIS, RRMS, SPMS and PPMS.

Other research interests include neuromyelitis optica, cost effectiveness and epidemiological research. Dr. Goodyear was awarded the Sylvia Lawry Clinical Trials Fellowship by the MS Society and completed a Masters in Epidemiology during her training. Dr. Goodyear completed her Neurology Residency at Stanford University Medical Center and served as Chief Resident. Dr. Goodyear attended Brown University for her undergraduate studies and began her medical career with two years of public health work in Senegal, West Africa as a Peace Corps Volunteer.

Clinical Focus

  • Neurology
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Relapsing-Remitting
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Chronic Progressive
  • Neuromyelitis Optica
  • Optic Neuritis
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Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Medical Director, Stanford Neurosciences Clinical Trials Group (2013 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • Chief Resident in Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology (2010-2011)
  • SPARK Translational Science Research Grant, SPARK, Stanford School of Medicine (2013-2015)
  • Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellow in Clinical Trials, National Multiple Sclerosis Society (08/2011-08/2013)

Professional Education

Medical Education: Tufts University MA (2007)
Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (2013)
Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2011)
Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (2011)
Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (2008)
MS Epidemiology: Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Health Research and Policy, Epidemiology and Biostatistics (2013)
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