Dr. Meghna Rajaprakash is an assistant professor of Neurology practicing in the Center for Developmental and Learning, Neurology and Neurogenetics Clinics, and Infant Neurodevelopmental Clinic at Kennedy Krieger Institute.
Dr. Rajaprakash completed her undergraduate education at Queen’s University in Canada. She earned a Master’s degree in Neuroscience at the University of Toronto/Hospital for Sick Children and a Medical Degree from the University of Toronto. She pursued her preliminary pediatrics training at the University of British Columbia followed by a Neurodevelopmental Disabilities fellowship at Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she served as a chief resident. She was the recipient of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Palatucci Advocacy Forum, Enhanced Leadership Award, Health Care Equity Award, as well as the Johns Hopkins Centre for Global Health Paul S. Leitman Award. Dr. Rajaprakash is board-certified in Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology.
Dr. Rajaprakash’s research interests focus on the impact of social determinants and intrauterine exposures on the developing brain, with an interest in identifying biomarkers that predict long-term neurodevelopmental risk.