Kathryn Fitzgerald, Sc.D., is an assistant professor of neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on identifying diagnostic and prognostic factors related to multiple sclerosis (MS) and other neurologic diseases. She performs epidemiologic research integrating patient- and population-level data from people with MS.
Dr. Fitzgerald earned her Doctor of Science in epidemiology at Harvard University, followed by a postdoctoral research fellowship in neuroimmunology and neurological infections at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her research interests include how genetics, metabolic changes, hormones, diet, environmental factors and comorbid conditions affect the severity of MS symptoms.