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Amanda Jagolino, MD

Amanda Jagolino, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Co-Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program, Director of UT Teleneurology

Dr. Jagolino is a national leader in education and training of neurology residents and stroke fellows in telemedicine. Her research and publications has raised international awareness on the need for formal training in telemedicine as a novel health care delivery model for neurologists to provide remote healthcare to patients with stroke and other neurological disorders. She has created and oversees telemedicine training rotations for our stroke fellows and neurology residents at UTHealth. Her most cited paper in Neurology calls for educational standards in telestroke.

Recent News


ABPN Faculty Innovation in Education Award to develop teleneurology curriculum

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Four earn Women’s Faculty Forum Excellence Awards

Dr. Amanda Jagolino-Cole was awarded a Rising Star award.

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Training in Neurology: Adoption of resident teleneurology training in the wake of COVID-19

The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has changed the way we engage patient care, with a move toward telemedicine-based health care encounters. Teleneurology is now being rapidly embraced by neurologists in clinics and hospitals nationwide but for many, this paradigm of care is unfamiliar. Exposure to telemedicine in neurology training programs is scarce despite previous calls to expand teleneurology education. Programs that provide a teleneurology curriculum have demonstrated increased proficiency, accuracy, and post-training utilization among their trainees. With the current changes in health care, broad incorporation of teleneurology education in resident and fellow training after this pandemic dissipates will only serve to improve trainee preparedness for independent practice.

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Education & Training

Medical Degree
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Internal Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

Adult Neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

Vascular Neurology, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, TX


Training in Neurology: Adoption of resident teleneurology training in the wake of COVID-19: Telemedicine crash course. Zha AM, Chung LS, Song SS, Majersik JJ, Jagolino-Cole AL.

Neurology. 2020 Sep 1;95(9):404-407.

Variability and Delay in Telestroke Physician Alert among Spokes in a Telestroke Network: A Need for Metric Benchmarks. Jagolino-Cole AL, Bozorgui S, Ankrom CM, Vahidy F, Bambhroliya AB, Randhawa J, Trevino AD, Cossey TC, Savitz SI, Wu TC. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2019 Nov;28(11):104332

Emergency Department Door-to-Puncture Time Since 2014. Czap AL, Grotta JC, Parker SA, Yamal JM, Bowry R, Sheth SA, Rajan SS, Hwang H, Singh N, Bratina P, Bryndziar T, Alexandrov AV, Alexandrov AW, Dusenbury W, Swatzell V, Jones W, Ackerson K, Schimpf B, Wright P, Jagolino-Cole AL. Stroke. 2019 Jul;50(7):1774-1780

Benchmarking Telestroke Proficiency: Page-to-Needle Time Among Neurovascular Fellows and Attendings. Jagolino-Cole AL, Bozorgui S, Ankrom CM, Bambhroliya AB, Cossey TD, Trevino AD, Savitz SI, Wu TC, Vahidy FS. Stroke. 2017 Sep;48(9):2618-2620

A call for formal telemedicine training during stroke fellowship. Jagolino AL, Jia J, Gildersleeve K, Ankrom C, Cai C, Rahbar M, Savitz SI, Wu TC. Neurology. 2016 May 10;86(19):1827-33