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Senyene E. Hunter, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Child Neurology and Epilepsy

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

Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology
Duke University Medical Center, 2019 – 2020

Residency in Pediatrics and Child Neurology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014 – 2019

Medical School
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

Senyene Hunter, MD