Patricia Olson, MD, PhD

University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Patricia Olson is currently an adult neurology resident in the Department of Neurology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Her academic career started at Indiana University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree with honors in Biology. She then attended graduate school at Northwestern University Institute for Neuroscience where she applied electrophysiological techniques to study dopamine modulation in the basal ganglia, earning a PhD in Neuroscience. She returned to Indiana to earn an MD from Indiana University School of Medicine. Her current interests include characterizing headaches and understanding the neural networks involved in these pain states.