Kachuck, Norman

Norman Kachuck

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Norman J. Kachuck, MD is an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at the USC Keck School of Medicine, and Director of the USC MS Comprehensive Care Center.ï¾  He earned his bachelorï¾’s degree in musical performance and composition from the University of California, San Diego, and worked as a musician as well as doing graduate work at the Juilliard School before returning to UCLA for post baccalaureate pre-medical studies.ï¾  He attended medical school at USC, and subsequently completed the Neurology residency there, joining the USC faculty in 1991.

Since doing work with John Fleming, MD on corona-virus infections and EAE, Dr. Kachuck has been a clinician and investigator in MS immunology and therapeutics.ï¾  As Chief of the Neuroimmunology Division of the Department of Neurology, he has an active clinical practice, and teaches medical student, allied health profession students, and doctors in training.ï¾  He oversees the MS groupï¾’s clinical research activity as well as spearheading the disease management aspects of the Center mission.ï¾  He is on the board of the Clinical Advisory Committee of the National MS Society, and lectures widely on MS research and treatment advances.ï¾  He also serves as Vice Chief of the USC Health Sciences Institutional Review Board.ï¾  He has three sons, and lives in the San Fernando Valley.

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