Dr. Miriam Sklerov - Neurologist
Dr. Sklerov is a movement disorders specialty neurologist at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. She completed medical school at New York Medical College and her Neurology residency training at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. She then completed an extended 3-year fellowship training in movement disorders. During her fellowship training, Dr. Sklerov obtained her MS in epidemiology from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University through an NIH-sponsored T32 training grant. She has developed a passion for caring for people with Parkinson’s disease and atypical parkinsonism syndromes. She began to conduct research relating to these diagnoses during her time at Columbia University. Dr. Sklerov joined the UNC Neurology movement disorders team in August 2017 as an Assistant Professor. Since joining the group, she has created a clinical and research program dedicated to the care of patients with Parkinson’s disease and atypical parkinsonism syndromes. She leads and participates in research efforts primarily dedicated to understanding and treatment of non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and atypical parkinsonism. She also provides training for allied health professionals, neurologists, medical students, and graduate students in Parkinson’s disease and other parkinsonism disorders. She is the director of the UNC CurePSP Center of Care, and the UNC autonomic laboratory.