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  • Resident – Adult Neurology Residency Program

Hometown: Porto Alegre, Brazil

Medical School: Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – Porto Alegre, Brazil

Areas of Interest in Neurology: Movement disorders, neuromodulation, neuroimaging

Hobbies: Biking, reading, live concerts, vinyl records

Why I Chose UNC: The evident collegiality and friendliness of residents and faculty, and Dr. Browner’s unparalleled dedication to resident education, support and wellness. Additional attractions include the program’s diverse patient population, the range of opportunities for specialization and research, UNC’s location in the innovative Research Triangle, the great local weather, and the diverse natural beauty in the region that I can’t wait to explore!

Laura de Lima Xavier, MD