Antonio Moya, MD MPH is a Board Certified Neurologist and LA County DHS Scholar for the UCLA National Clinician Scholars Program, working at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center. His primary community partner is the Filipino American Service Group Inc. in Historic Filipinotown in Los Angeles. He completed his neurology residency at New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Prior to residency, he graduated from the UCSF School of Medicine as a PRIME-US Scholar, completed his MPH at the Harvard School of Public Health, and was also awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in the Philippines to study the establishment of telemedicine stroke care in this archipelago nation. Dr. Moya researches Asian Pacific Islander health disparities, specifically stroke prevention and treatment while leveraging media as a means to encourage healthy living. He is also working on how to integrate telemedicine into neurological care of patients and will lead these efforts in LA County in the next step of his career as a full-time neurologist at LA County.
Career Interests: Dr. Moya is interested in stroke prevention and treatment among underserved communities, telemedicine to facilitate neurology education, referrals, diagnostics, and treatment, and Asian Pacific Islander immigrant health disparities. He will be working as a full-time neurologist at the LA Department of Health Services in July 2020.
Research Interests: Dr. Moya is interested in using qualitative research methods to understand stroke and health disparities. He uses research as a means of advocating for the disaggregation of data among Asian subgroups. He would also like to focus on how to use telemedicine as a platform to increase neurology care for immigrant, non-English speaking patients.