First Year Fellow
Emily Knight, M.D., Ph.D
Emily was born and raised in Spencerport, NY. She received a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. She then attended Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science in Rochester, MN, where she earned an M.D. and a Ph.D. in Clinical Translational Science. After medical school, she moved to New York City where she completed two years of residency in general pediatrics at New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is participating in the accelerated research program through the American Board of Pediatrics and is excited to be moving back home to the Rochester area to complete a fellowship in Developmental - Behavioral Pediatrics. Emily's current research interests include brain development and multisensory processing in autism.
Fellowship at the University of Rochester has provided Emily with the incredible opportunity to participate in the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program through the Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, our University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.