Title: Clinical Professor of Neurology
Company: University of California, Los Angeles
Location: Santa Monica, California, United States
Verna R. Porter, MD, Clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of California, Los Angeles, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medical education.
Influenced by her mother, who was involved in microbiology and immunology at the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Porter has always held an interest in human behavior, cognition and memory. Earning a Bachelor of Science in microbiology and Doctor of Medicine from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1990 and 1994, respectively, she also holds certificates in neuro-behavior and neuro-psychiatry and is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Since 2002, she has been a clinical professor of neurology in the department of neurology at the University of California, Los Angeles, having previously served as chief of the division of neurology at the university from 2002 to 2015.
Alongside her primary endeavors, Dr. Porter has been the director of clinical programs for the Mary S. Easton Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at the University of California, Los Angeles, since 2015. She is additionally a board member of the neuro-behavior science subsection of the American Academy of Neurology. A researcher and contributor of multiple articles to peer-reviewed journals in her field, she has conducted myriad research in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and has maintained a fellowship with the American Neurological Association, which she considers to be the highlight of her career.
In order to remain aware of recent developments within the industry, Dr. Porter has associated with the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Neurology. In recognition of her distinguished achievements, she was selected for inclusion in the Leading Physicians of the World from 2011 to 2017 and was selected as a Top Neurologist by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals from 2011 to 2015. Registered with Cambridge Who’s Who: Registry of Executive and Professional Women, she was inducted in the Top Women Southern California Super Doctors and the National Association of Professional Women from 2011 to 2017. Notably, she has been highlighted in numerous editions of Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare and Who’s Who in the World.
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