Neuroscientist, PhD, Parent Representative
Dr Vicky Whittemore
Dr. Whittemore received a BS in Zoology from Iowa State University and a PhD in anatomy from the University of Minnesota Medical School. She did post-doctoral training at the University of California, Irvine, and a Fogarty Fellowship at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. She was on the faculty of the University of Miami School of Medicine in The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis before turning to work with nonprofit organizations after her nephew was diagnosed with tuberous sclerosis complex. She spent 23 years working for nonprofit organizations including the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, Genetic Alliance, CURE Epilepsy, and the National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG). Dr. Whittemore joined the staff of NINDS in August 2011.