Teresa Frohman, PA
Teresa Frohman received her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of California at Irvine, and completed the Physician Assistant Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Thus far, Mrs. Frohman published over 100 peer‐review articles, book chapters, and monographs in the areas of neuroimmunology, brain imaging, neuro‐ophthalmology, neuro‐otology, and neuro‐urology. She is also a principal investigator on a number of investigator‐initiated multiple sclerosis clinical research investigations focused on the utilization of the visual system as a model for understanding the central nervous system in MS.
In 2000, Mrs. Frohman in collaboration with her husband, Dr. Elliot Frohman, authored a United States Congressional Bill. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R‐Texas) sponsored this bill to establish a comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Training Program at the University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine, in collaboration with the National MS Society. To date, the Program has trained over 1,200 neurologists and neurology resident trainees from all 50 States and later expanded to include advanced training for nurses, social workers/case managers, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners in 2009. Under Mrs. Frohman’s leadership and mentorship, innumerable students, residents, fellows, faculty, community neurologists, nurses, social workers, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners chose to pursue careers as MS clinicians and clinical investigators.
Teresa and Elliot Frohman have four children, and live in Austin, Texas.