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Jenny L. Wilson, M.D. (she/her)

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, School of Medicine
  • Program Director, Pediatric Neurology Residency Program
  • Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Residency Program


Dr. Wilson serves as the child neurology residency program director at OHSU. Her clinical interests include pediatric stroke, movement disorders, tone management, and neurodevelopmental disabilities, particularly motor disabilities. She spends some of her time at Shriner's Hospital for Children seeing children with tone disorders and cerebral palsy, including performing botulinum toxin injections and managing baclofen pumps. She enjoys working with colleagues in multidisciplinary clinics and collaborating on research projects, solving neurologic “puzzles,” supporting families through challenging times, and watching how kids grow and develop over many years, particularly when they prove doctors wrong. 

She is a native Oregonian and her personal interests/obsessions include ultrarunning and crossword and jigsaw puzzles. 

Education and training

    • B.A., 2001, Stanford University
    • M.D., 2008, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Residency

    • Pediatrics, Stanford University/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, 2010
    • Child Neurology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2013

Memberships and associations:

  • American Academy of Neurology

Areas of interest

  • Pediatric stroke
  • Pediatric movement disorders
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spasticity and tone management
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Neurogenetics


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