Paula BrnaMD

Division Head Pediatric Neurology, Associate Professor, Subspecialty Program Director (Neurology)


Phone: 902-470-2614
Fax: 902-470-8486
Mailing Address: 
Division of Neurology
IWK Health Centre
PO Box 9700
5850-5980 University Ave.
Halifax, NS B3K 6R8
Research Topics:
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Vaccines and epilepsy


  • BSc (Dalhousie University)
  • MD (Dalhousie University)
  • FRCPC Pediatrics and Neurology (Dalhousie University)
  • Fellowship Advanced Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy (Miami Children's Hospital)
  • Canadian Society of Neurophysiology EEG Certification

Clinical interests

Currently serves as Medical Director of the EEG laboratory and Epilepsy Program and the Dalhousie University Pediatric Neurology Residency Program Director. Areas of special interest include medical education, epilepsy surgery, drug resistance in epilepsy and critical care EEG monitoring.