Daniel Kantor, MD, FAAN

Associate Scholar

  •  President Emeritus, Florida Society of Neurology
  •  Nigeria
  •   Health economics | Health outcomes | Neurology | Patient advocacy | Standardization of care across different health systems

Languages - English (native); Hebrew (fluent); Spanish (beginner)

BIO STATEMENT

Daniel Kantor, MD, FAAN is President Emeritus of the Florida Society of Neurology. After studying Literary Theory and Computer Science & Engineering at Penn, he enrolled in the charter class of the Ben-Gurion University -- Columbia University Collaboration in Global Health & Medicine. After completing Neurology residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, he chose to remain in the US to use global health skills to help urban and rural populations as the Director of the Comprehensive MS Center, University of Florida in Jacksonville. Most recently, he served as Director of the Division of Neurology and then as Inaugural Neurology Residency Program Director at Florida Atlantic University.

RECENT GLOBAL HEALTH PROJECTS

The Florida Society of Neurology formed the Nigeria - Florida Neuroscience Partnership with the Nigerian Society for Neurological Sciences in order to advocate for patients, and physician education globally.

As the Founding President of the Medical Partnership 4 MS+, we are working with our colleagues worldwide of finding inexpensive, accessible ways to manage the long-term sequelae of COVID-19.