Laura E. Tomaselli, M.D.

Laura E. Tomaselli, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 278976
Rochester, NY 14642

Research Bio

~ Sufficient sleep and its relationship to success in school, as well as its relationship to obesity.



~ Using educational programs which teach parents about good sleep habits and the importance of sleep as a means to prevent the development of sleep disorders

~ Finding more effective ways to help children with developmental disorders become better sleepers

~ Using alternative therapies, such as biofeedback, self-hypnosis, and relaxation techniques, to help with chronic conditions such as insomnia and migraine

Awards & Honors (Local)

Secretary, AOA | SUNY Health Science Center | Brooklyn, NY 2004 - 2005
Junior AOA | SUNY Health Science Center | Brooklyn, NY 2004

Recent Journal Articles

2001 Jul
Tomaselli L, Endoh A, Dodge J, Badura LL. "Regulation of norepinephrine in the medial preoptic area of Siberian hamsters by gonadal steroids." Neuroendocrinology. 2001 Jul; 74(1):69-76.

Current Appointments

Senior Instructor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD) - Primary
Senior Instructor - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology (SMD)

Specialties

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Sleep Medicine - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

Doctor of Medicine | SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn2005
Master of Arts | Behavioral Neuroscience Program/Psychology Dept. | SUNY at Buffalo2001
Bachelor of Science | Major Biology, Minor Psychology | Alleghany College1997

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office08/16/2011 - 08/15/2012
Fellowship in Pediatric Neurology at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/2008 - 08/15/2011
Residency in Pediatrics at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office06/21/2006 - 06/30/2008
Internship in Pediatrics at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office06/15/2005 - 06/20/2006