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Molly Wilner, DO

Date Posted: Monday, April 08, 2024

Molly Wilner, DOMolly Wilner, DO, Chief Resident of the Neurology Residency Program for the 2023-2024 school year. The role included academic scheduling for residency lectures and simulations, peer mediation, teaching, and problem-solving for the inpatient services. 

Molly joined the UMass Chan residency program in 2020. Originally from Fairfield Connecticut, Molly attended Brandeis University, working in the Griffith Lab; University College in London, working in the Affective Brain Lab, and medical school at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem, NYC, NY. Molly also brings experience working at Seattle’s Children’s Research Institute, in the social media and adolescent health research team (SMAHRT). 

Molly shares, “My interest in patient education, reproductive health, and my desire to help patients maintain their independence and physical abilities lead me to pursue a career in neuroimmunology. I am hoping to continue to teach residents and medical students and expand the use of holistic care for patients with neuroimmunology diseases.”  

Molly plans to pursue her research and clinical interests in neuroimmunology, wellness/mindfulness, patient education. She is participating in the UMass Neuroimmunology Fellowship program and Digital Medicine between 2024 – 2026. 

When Molly is not supporting clinical patient care, she enjoys going to concerts and live performances. Her favorite summer activity includes kayaking on Lake Quinsigamond.