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Meet the Faculty: Paola Testini, MD

Paola Testini, MD, answers questions about her hobbies, bucket list, and childhood career goals. Get to know our faculty on a more personal level as we spotlight someone for each issue of NeurologyNews!

Paola Testini, MD

Paola Testini

What are your hobbies? 
Hiking, baking, and jigsaw puzzles.

What is your favorite meal/dessert? 
Riso patate e cozze, a traditional dish from my hometown, and Torta Mimosa, a traditional Italian cake.

What are one or two things you want to learn to do? 
Surfing and speaking another language.

What is one thing that can instantly make your day better? 
Watching Parks and Recreation!

What song always gets you out on the dance floor? 
“Another Saturday Night” and a hundred more.

What is something people would be surprised to learn about you? 
Not sure there is anything!

Name one thing on your bucket list. 
I no longer have one – in the past, it was watching Pete Sampras play at Wimbledon.

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? 
Marine biologist.

What is the best concert you’ve ever attended? 
Paul McCartney’s.

What is your favorite thing about your career? 
Movement disorders phenomenology! 

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