Ana C.G. Felix, MBBCh, FAAN, an associate professor in the Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and the Department of Neurology, has been elected Vice-Chair of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) AB Baker Section for Neurological Education.
Dr. Felix holds the Ray ’62 and Christine Hayworth Medical Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor, co-leads the Neurosciences block in the Foundation Phase, and serves as an academic advisor at Cross College. Most recently, she led the development and implementation of the Individualization Phase curriculum, including the development of an Elective in Porto, Portugal, and the Scholarly Concentration Programs at the UNC School of Medicine.
Dr. Felix is looking forward to the opportunity to reduce “neurophobia” and reduce barriers to the expected shortfall of trained neurologists in the workforce. She works as an embedded Neurologist in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and the UNC Brain and Body Program (Center for Retired Athletes).
Dr. Felix was born in Portugal and completed Medical School at the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa, with subsequent residency and fellowship training in Boston. Dr. Felix has been a member of the UNC Chapel Hill Faculty since 2002.
About the AAN
The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is a professional society representing over 38,000 neurologists and neuroscientists. The medical specialty society was established in 1948 by A.B. Baker of the University of Minnesota to advance the art and science of neurology, and thereby promote the best possible care for patients with neurological disorders. Learn more about the professional society here.