Professor, University of Alberta
Co-Director, the Neuropalliative & Advanced Symptoms Clinic
Vice President, American Academy of Neurology
Dr. Miyasaki is a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Alberta, where she is currently the division director of neurology. She earned her medical degree and completed her clinical training, including movement disorders fellowship, at the University of Toronto. She is a leader in the field of neuropalliative care and conducts research in Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, quality improvement, novel care delivery, and physician wellness. She has held many service roles over the course of her distinguished career, including serving as the first Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion director for the Department of Medicine at the University of Alberta, and most recently as the vice president of the American Academy of Neurology from 2021-2023.