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Senyene E. Hunter, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor – Child Neurology and Epilepsy
  • UNC Epilepsy Neurogenetics Initiative – Co-founder and Research Core Leader

Clinical Interests

  • I specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of children with seizure disorders. At UNC, we have several options to help control seizures including anti-seizure medications, specialized diets, clinical trials and surgical options. My goal is to work with parents to find the best seizure management for each child.

Research Interests

  • Epilepsy neurogenetics, neonatal seizures

Certifications

  • Board certified, Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education and Training

Degrees:
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010 – 2014
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Chemistry
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999 – 2003
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1996 – 1999
Residencies:
  • Residency in Pediatrics and Child Neurology
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014 – 2019
Fellowships:
  • Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology
    Duke University Medical Center, 2019 – 2020

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Senyene Hunter, MD, PhD