Kayla Handy , MD


Duke University Medical Center – Department of Neurology

  • Headache Fellow

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center – Department of Neurology

  • Neurology Resident


University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (School of Community Medicine Track)

  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Class Ranking in 1st quartile
  • Selected for AOA Honor Society

University of Oklahoma

  • Bachelor of Science – Multidisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Medical Sciences
  • Graduated with special distinction, cumulative GPA 4.0
  • National Merit Scholar

Research Experience and Publications

Department of Immunology/Microbiology, OU College of Medicine Lymphangiogenesis research, June 2012 – July 2012

  • Daniel J Carr, Ph.D – Faculty mentor, Dean McGee Eye Institute
  • Project: The study of herpes simplex type 1 induced corneal lymphangiogenesis

Department of Neurology, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Clinical Neurology Research, May 2017 – March 2018

  • Vanessa Baute, M.D. – primary physician heading research project
  • Project: A randomized controlled trial of magnetic therapy for carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Published: Muscle & Nerve, August 2018