Darin Okuda is a clinician-scientist and a professor specializing in multiple sclerosis within the Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Okuda leads the neuroinnovation program that focuses on end-to-end innovative approaches involving the design, creation and implementation of tools aimed at improving the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of patients with neurological disease. His work involves translating technological innovations for next generation healthcare by designing novel connections between patients and providers, developing new diagnostic and clinical surveillance metrics, transforming medical decision-making, and challenging existing norms. He continues to be actively involved in extreme healthcare initiatives aimed at delivering care more accurately, efficiently, and intelligently. He is both nationally and internationally recognized for his work in defining and investigating the radiologically isolated syndrome and currently directs scientific strategies within the Radiologically Isolated Syndrome Consortium (RISC), a multi-national working group aimed at advancing the science in the very early forms of multiple sclerosis.
Dr. Okuda is a Diplomate of The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, Fellow of the American Neurological Association, and a member of the American Academy of Neurology Committees on Neuro-imaging and Ethics.