Dr. Katherine Fu graduated with degrees in neuroscience and biological sciences from the University of Southern California and was Valedictorian of the Class of 2013. She then obtained her medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. Afterwards, she completed both her neurology residency training and movement disorders fellowship at UCLA. Although trained in botulinum toxin injections, deep brain stimulation (DBS), and evaluation and management of general movement disorders, she has a particular interest in deep brain stimulation and neuromodulation.
Her primary career interest is in medical education, having completed the Certificate Program in Innovations in Curriculum Design and Evaluation and the Fellowship in Medical Education Scholarship offered at UCLA. She is currently pursuing an online Masters in Education for Health Professionals through Johns Hopkins University. She is also the Associate Program Director for the UCLA Neurology Residency Program and one of the leads of the UCLA Neurology Residency Education Track.
She also engages in clinical research related to neuroimaging techniques as applied to magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) and DBS in collaboration with Dr. Ausaf Bari.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and young son, listening to classical music and audiobooks, and going on a jog in the neighborhood.