Teresa Frohman, PA-C
Managing Director , Multiple Sclerosis & Neuroimmunology Center
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, MPAS, Physician Assistant Studies
Teresa Frohman is inaugural managing director of the Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center in the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences at UT Health Austin. She is also an associate professor of neurology at Dell Medical School.
A certified physician assistant, Teresa closely collaborates with her husband, Dr. Elliot Frohman, in multiple sclerosis (MS) research and care. She has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and monographs in the areas of neuroimmunology, brain imaging, neuro-ophthalmology, neuro-otology, and neuro-urology.
Teresa and her husband are passionate about empowering others to provide better care for MS patients. In collaboration with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, they authored a congressional bill in 2002 that established the first comprehensive MS treatment training program nationwide. More than 1,200 neurologists, neurology resident trainees, nurses and physician extenders from all 50 states have completed the program. Teresa is also a principal investigator on a number of clinical investigations focused on the use of the visual system as a model for understanding the central nervous system in MS.
Prior to joining Dell Medical School, Teresa taught in the Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. At UT Southwestern, she also worked as the lead physician assistant and executive director of the National MS Treatment Training Program, director of the Eye Testing Laboratory, and neuro-ophthalmology research manager in the Multiple Sclerosis Program at the Clinical Center for Multiple Sclerosis.
- Multiple Sclerosis
Awards & Honors
- Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology