The Rambling Runner Podcast
The Rambling Runner Podcast
Matt Chittim
#599 - Dr. Duriel Hardy: America's Smartest Men's Marathoner
50 minutes Posted Feb 12, 2024 at 12:42 pm.
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Today on the podcast we have America's smartest men's marathoner, Dr. Duriel Hardy (that is me calling him that, Duriel is way to humble to even think that sort of thing!). Not only is Duriel brilliant, he has also qualified for the last two Olympic Marathon Trials and done so in his 30's while working an incredibly demanding job. He is also the husband of Christine Ramsey Hardy who has qualified for three Olympic Marathon Trials and helped Duriel jumpstart his marathon journey in 2019.

Dr. Duriel Hardy is a pediatric neuroimmunologist in UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s and an adult neurologist in UT Health Austin’s Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center within the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences.

He specializes in multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology and related inflammatory disorders. Additionally, Dr. Hardy is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Neurology. Dr. Hardy earned his bachelor's degree in neuroscience from Brown University and his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric neurology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, followed by a second fellowship in multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology disorders at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

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