Gretchen L. Birbeck, M.D., M.P.H.

Gretchen L. Birbeck, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box CU420694
Rochester, NY 14642

Journal Articles

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2014 Jun
Birbeck GL. "Careers in global neurology." Annals of neurology.. 2014 Jun; 75(6):805-9.
2014 May
Fiest KM, Birbeck GL, Jacoby A, Jette N. "Stigma in epilepsy." Current neurology and neuroscience reports.. 2014 May; 14(5):444.
2014 Jan 14
Józefowicz RF, Birbeck GL. "The globalization of US and Canadian neurology residency training: is it just about the money?" Neurology.. 2014 Jan 14; 82(2):100-1. Epub 2013 Dec 06.
2014
Steiner TJ, Gururaj G, Andrée C, Katsarava Z, Ayzenberg I, Yu SY, Al Jumah M, Tekle-Haimanot R, Birbeck GL, Herekar A, Linde M, Mbewe E, Manandhar K, Risal A, Jensen R, Queiroz LP, Scher AI, Wang SJ, Stovner LJ. "Diagnosis, prevalence estimation and burden measurement in population surveys of headache: presenting the HARDSHIP questionnaire." The journal of headache and pain.. 2014 15(1):3. Epub 2014 Jan 08.
2014
Stovner LJ, Al Jumah M, Birbeck GL, Gururaj G, Jensen R, Katsarava Z, Queiroz LP, Scher AI, Tekle-Haimanot R, Wang SJ, Steiner TJ. "The methodology of population surveys of headache prevalence, burden and cost: Principles and recommendations from the Global Campaign against Headache." The journal of headache and pain.. 2014 15(1):5. Epub 2014 Jan 27.
2014
Birbeck GL, Hanna MG, Griggs RC. "Global opportunities and challenges for clinical neuroscience." JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association.. 2014 311(16):1609-10.
2013 Nov
Mbewe EK, Uys LR, Birbeck GL. "The impact of a short depression and anxiety screening tool in epilepsy care in primary health care settings in Zambia." The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.. 2013 Nov; 89(5):873-4. Epub 2013 Sep 23.
2013 Oct 25
Steiner TJ, Stovner LJ, Al Jumah M, Birbeck GL, Gururaj G, Jensen R, Katsarava Z, Queiroz LP, Scher AI, Tekle-Haimanot R, Wang SJ, Martelletti P, Dua T, Chatterji S. "Improving quality in population surveys of headache prevalence, burden and cost: key methodological considerations." The journal of headache and pain.. 2013 Oct 25; 14(1):87. Epub 2013 Oct 25.
2013 Oct
Cettomai D, Kwasa JK, Birbeck GL, Price RW, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Kendi C, Meyer AC. "Screening for HIV-associated peripheral neuropathy in resource-limited settings." Muscle & nerve.. 2013 Oct; 48(4):516-24. Epub 2013 Aug 27.
2013 Oct
Mallewa M, Birbeck GL. "The EEG of tropical encephalopathies." Journal of clinical neurophysiology : official publication of the American Electroencephalographic Society. 2013 Oct; 30(5):531-8.
2013 Aug 6
Potchen MJ, Kampondeni SD, Ibrahim K, Bonner J, Seydel KB, Taylor TE, Birbeck GL. "NeuroInterp: a method for facilitating neuroimaging research on cerebral malaria." Neurology.. 2013 Aug 6; 81(6):585-8.
2013 Aug
Siddiqi O, Birbeck GL. "Safe Treatment of Seizures in the Setting of HIV/AIDS." Current treatment options in neurology. 2013 Aug; 15(4):529-43.
2013 Jun 4
Lee AC, Chin J, Birbeck GL, Bower J, Meyer AC. "Creation of the AAN Global Health Section, part II: vision and goals." Neurology.. 2013 Jun 4; 80(23):2151-3.
2013 Jun
Mbewe EK, Uys LR, Birbeck GL. "Detection and management of depression and/or anxiety for people with epilepsy in primary health care settings in Zambia." Seizure : the journal of the British Epilepsy Association. 2013 Jun; 22(5):401-2. Epub 2013 Mar 15.
2013 Jun
Kariuki SM, Rockett K, Clark TG, Reyburn H, Agbenyega T, Taylor TE, Birbeck GL, Williams TN, Newton CR. "The genetic risk of acute seizures in African children with falciparum malaria." Epilepsia.. 2013 Jun; 54(6):990-1001. Epub 2013 Apr 24.
2013 May 28
Lee AC, Chin J, Birbeck GL, Bower J, Meyer AC. "Creation of the AAN Global Health Section, Part I: introduction and background." Neurology.. 2013 May 28; 80(22):2062-4.
2013 May
Mbewe EK, Uys LR, Nkwanyana NM, Birbeck GL. "A primary healthcare screening tool to identify depression and anxiety disorders among people with epilepsy in Zambia." Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 2013 May; 27(2):296-300. Epub 2013 Mar 17.
2013 Apr
Steiner TJ, Stovner LJ, Birbeck GL. "Migraine: the seventh disabler." Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache. 2013 Apr; 33(5):289-90. Epub 2013 Jan 10.
2013 Apr
Potchen MJ, Kampondeni SD, Mallewa M, Taylor TE, Birbeck GL. "Brain imaging in normal kids: a community-based MRI study in Malawian children." Tropical medicine &international health : TM & IH. 2013 Apr; 18(4):398-402. Epub 2013 Jan 18.
2013 Apr
Elafros MA, Mulenga J, Mbewe E, Haworth A, Chomba E, Atadzhanov M, Birbeck GL. "Peer support groups as an intervention to decrease epilepsy-associated stigma." Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 2013 Apr; 27(1):188-92. Epub 2013 Mar 01.
2013 Mar
Kampondeni SD, Potchen MJ, Beare NA, Seydel KB, Glover SJ, Taylor TE, Birbeck GL. "MRI findings in a cohort of brain injured survivors of pediatric cerebral malaria." The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.. 2013 Mar; 88(3):542-6. Epub 2013 Jan 21.
2013 Mar
Birbeck GL. "Epilepsy in Africa: caution and optimism." Lancet neurology.. 2013 Mar; 12(3):220-2. Epub 2013 Jan 31.
2013 Feb 19
Siddiqi OK, Koralnik IJ, Atadzhanov M, Birbeck GL. "Emerging subspecialties in neurology: global health." Neurology.. 2013 Feb 19; 80(8):e78-80.
2013 Feb
Okulicz JF, Grandits GA, French JA, Perucca E, George JM, Landrum ML, Acosta EP, Birbeck GL. "The impact of enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs on antiretroviral drug levels: a case-control study." Epilepsy research. 2013 Feb; 103(2-3):245-53. Epub 2012 Jul 24.
2013 Feb
Postels DG, Birbeck GL, Valim C, Mannor KM, Taylor TE. "Seasonal differences in retinopathy-negative versus retinopathy-positive cerebral malaria." The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.. 2013 Feb; 88(2):315-8. Epub 2012 Nov 19.
2013 Feb
Steiner TJ, Stovner LJ, Birbeck GL. "Migraine: the seventh disabler." Headache. 2013 Feb; 53(2):227-9. Epub 2013 Jan 14.
2013
Martelletti P, Birbeck GL, Katsarava Z, Jensen RH, Stovner LJ, Steiner TJ. "The Global Burden of Disease survey 2010, Lifting The Burden and thinking outside-the-box on headache disorders." The journal of headache and pain.. 2013 14(1):13. Epub 2013 Feb 15.
2013
Steiner TJ, Stovner LJ, Birbeck GL. "Migraine: the seventh disabler." The journal of headache and pain.. 2013 14(1):1. Epub 2013 Jan 10.
2013
Postels DG, Birbeck GL. "Cerebral malaria." Handbook of clinical neurology / edited by P.J. Vinken and G.W. Bruyn. 2013 114:91-102.
2013
Kirsch HL, Thakur KT, Birbeck GL. "Central nervous system infections in travelers." Current infectious disease reports. 2013 15(6):600-11.
2013
Elafros MA, Sakubita-Simasiku C, Atadzhanov M, Haworth A, Chomba E, Birbeck GL. "Stigma and psychiatric morbidity among mothers of children with epilepsy in Zambia." International health. 2013 5(4):288-94. Epub 2013 Nov 08.
2013
Birbeck GL, Wiysonge CS, Mills EJ, Frenk JJ, Zhou XN, Jha P. "Global health: the importance of evidence-based medicine." BMC medicine. 2013 11:223. Epub 2013 Oct 16.
2012 Nov
Korzeniewski SJ, Grigorescu V, Kleyn M, Young W, Birbeck GL, Todem D, Romero R, Chaiworapongsa T, Paneth N. "Performance metrics after changes in screening protocol for congenital hypothyroidism." Pediatrics.. 2012 Nov; 130(5):e1252-60. Epub 2012 Oct 08.
2012 Oct 5
Birbeck GL, Chomba E, Mbewe E, Atadzhanov M, Haworth A, Kansembe H. "The cost of implementing a nationwide program to decrease the epilepsy treatment gap in a high gap country." Neurology international. 2012 Oct 5; 4(3):e14.
2012 Oct
Potchen MJ, Kampondeni SD, Seydel KB, Birbeck GL, Hammond CA, Bradley WG, DeMarco JK, Glover SJ, Ugorji JO, Latourette MT, Siebert JE, Molyneux ME, Taylor TE. "Acute brain MRI findings in 120 Malawian children with cerebral malaria: new insights into an ancient disease." AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology.. 2012 Oct; 33(9):1740-6. Epub 2012 Apr 19.
2012 Sep 18
Postels DG, Taylor TE, Molyneux M, Mannor K, Kaplan PW, Seydel KB, Chimalizeni YF, Kawaza K, Birbeck GL. "Neurologic outcomes in retinopathy-negative cerebral malaria survivors." Neurology.. 2012 Sep 18; 79(12):1268-72. Epub 2012 Aug 22.
2012 Jul
Birbeck GL. "Revising and refining the epilepsy classification system: priorities from a developing world perspective." Epilepsia.. 2012 Jul; 53 Suppl 2:18-21.
2012 Apr
Kvalsund MP, Birbeck GL. "Epilepsy care challenges in developing countries." Current opinion in neurology.. 2012 Apr; 25(2):179-86.
2012 Jan 10
Birbeck GL, French JA, Perucca E, Simpson DM, Fraimow H, George JM, Okulicz JF, Clifford DB, Hachad H, Levy RH, , . "Evidence-based guideline: Antiepileptic drug selection for people with HIV/AIDS: report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Ad Hoc Task Force of the Commission on Therapeutic Strategies of the International League Against Epilepsy." Neurology.. 2012 Jan 10; 78(2):139-45. Epub 2012 Jan 04.
2012 Jan
Birbeck GL, French JA, Perucca E, Simpson DM, Fraimow H, George JM, Okulicz JF, Clifford DB, Hachad H, Levy RH, , . "Antiepileptic drug selection for people with HIV/AIDS: evidence-based guidelines from the ILAE and AAN." Epilepsia.. 2012 Jan; 53(1):207-14.
2012
Kwasa J, Cettomai D, Lwanya E, Osiemo D, Oyaro P, Birbeck GL, Price RW, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Meyer AC. "Lessons learned developing a diagnostic tool for HIV-associated dementia feasible to implement in resource-limited settings: pilot testing in Kenya." PloS one. 2012 7(3):e32898. Epub 2012 Mar 07.
2012
Katchanov J, Birbeck GL. "Epilepsy care guidelines for low- and middle- income countries: From WHO mental health GAP to national programs." BMC medicine. 2012 10:107. Epub 2012 Sep 24.
2012
Meyer AC, Dua T, Boscardin WJ, Escarce JJ, Saxena S, Birbeck GL. "Critical determinants of the epilepsy treatment gap: a cross-national analysis in resource-limited settings." Epilepsia.. 2012 53(12):2178-85. Epub 2012 Oct 25.
2011 Nov 29
Bhanushali M, Taylor TE, Molyneux ME, Sapuwa M, Mwandira E, Birbeck GL. "Evoked potentials in pediatric cerebral malaria." Neurology international. 2011 Nov 29; 3(3):e14. Epub 2011 Dec 06.
2011 Nov
Postels DG, Birbeck GL. "Children with retinopathy-negative cerebral malaria: a pathophysiologic puzzle." The Pediatric infectious disease journal.. 2011 Nov; 30(11):953-6.
2011 Nov
Dua T, Barbui C, Clark N, Fleischmann A, Poznyak V, van Ommeren M, Yasamy MT, Ayuso-Mateos JL, Birbeck GL, Drummond C, Freeman M, Giannakopoulos P, Levav I, Obot IS, Omigbodun O, Patel V, Phillips M, Prince M, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Rahman A, Sander JW, Saunders JB, Servili C, Rangaswamy T, Unützer J, Ventevogel P, Vijayakumar L, Thornicroft G, Saxena S. "Evidence-based guidelines for mental, neurological, and substance use disorders in low- and middle-income countries: summary of WHO recommendations." PLoS medicine. 2011 Nov; 8(11):e1001122. Epub 2011 Nov 15.
2011 Oct
Steiner TJ, Stovner LJ, Dua T, Birbeck GL, Jensen R, Katsarava Z, Martelletti P, Saxena S. "Time to act on headache disorders." The journal of headache and pain.. 2011 Oct; 12(5):501-3.
2011 Oct
Birbeck GL, Kvalsund MP, Byers PA, Bradbury R, Mang'ombe C, Organek N, Kaile T, Sinyama AM, Sinyangwe SS, Malama K, Malama C. "Neuropsychiatric and socioeconomic status impact antiretroviral adherence and mortality in rural Zambia." The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.. 2011 Oct; 85(4):782-9.
2011 Aug 15
Cettomai D, Kwasa J, Birbeck GL, Price RW, Bukusi EA, Meyer AC. "Training needs and evaluation of a neuro-HIV training module for non-physician healthcare workers in western Kenya." Journal of the neurological sciences.. 2011 Aug 15; 307(1-2):92-6. Epub 2011 Jun 11.
2011 Jun
Steiner TJ, Birbeck GL, Jensen R, Katsarava Z, Martelletti P, Stovner LJ. "The Global Campaign, World Health Organization and Lifting The Burden: collaboration in action." The journal of headache and pain.. 2011 Jun; 12(3):273-4. Epub 2011 Apr 22.
2011 Jun
Potchen MJ, Kampondeni S, Birbeck GL, Hammond CA, Gonani A, Phiri KS, Seydel KB, Taylors TE. "Magnetic resonance imaging in Malawi: contributions to clinical care, medical education and biomedical research." Malawi medical journal : the journal of Medical Association of Malawi. 2011 Jun; 23(2):60-4.
2011 May
Reeves MJ, Wehner S, Organek N, Birbeck GL, Jacobs BS, Kothari R, Hickenbottom S, Mullard AJ, . "Accuracy of identifying acute stroke admissions in a Michigan Stroke Registry." Preventing chronic disease. 2011 May; 8(3):A62. Epub 2011 Apr 15.
2011 Mar
Boivin MJ, Gladstone MJ, Vokhiwa M, Birbeck GL, Magen JG, Page C, Semrud-Clikeman M, Kauye F, Taylor TE. "Developmental outcomes in Malawian children with retinopathy-positive cerebral malaria." Tropical medicine &international health : TM & IH. 2011 Mar; 16(3):263-71. Epub 2010 Dec 08.
2011
Birbeck GL. "The 2011 UN General Assembly on noncommunicable diseases: how neurologic disorders got left out." Neurology.. 2011 77(23):2067-9.
2011
Okulicz JF, Grandits GA, French JA, George JM, Simpson DM, Birbeck GL, Ganesan A, Weintrob AC, Crum-Cianflone N, Lalani T, Landrum ML, . "Virologic outcomes of HAART with concurrent use of cytochrome P450 enzyme-inducing antiepileptics: a retrospective case control study." AIDS research and therapy. 2011 8:18. Epub 2011 May 16.
2011
Birbeck GL. "Where did all the other non-communicable diseases go?" BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 2011 343:d5785. Epub 2011 Sep 13.
2010 Nov
Atadzhanov M, Haworth A, Chomba EN, Mbewe EK, Birbeck GL. "Epilepsy-associated stigma in Zambia: what factors predict greater felt stigma in a highly stigmatized population?" Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 2010 Nov; 19(3):414-8. Epub 2010 Sep 17.
2010 Sep
Chomba EN, Haworth A, Mbewe E, Atadzhanov M, Ndubani P, Kansembe H, Birbeck GL. "The current availability of antiepileptic drugs in Zambia: implications for the ILAE/WHO "out of the shadows" campaign." The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.. 2010 Sep; 83(3):571-4.
2010 Sep
Birbeck GL. "Epilepsy Care in Developing Countries: Part II of II." Epilepsy currents / American Epilepsy Society. 2010 Sep; 10(5):105-10.
2010 Jul
Birbeck GL. "Epilepsy care in developing countries: part I of II." Epilepsy currents / American Epilepsy Society. 2010 Jul; 10(4):75-9.
2010 Apr
Potchen MJ, Birbeck GL, Demarco JK, Kampondeni SD, Beare N, Molyneux ME, Taylor TE. "Neuroimaging findings in children with retinopathy-confirmed cerebral malaria." European journal of radiology.. 2010 Apr; 74(1):262-8. Epub 2009 Apr 03.
2010 Mar 15
Siddiqi OK, Atadzhanov M, Birbeck GL, Koralnik IJ. "The spectrum of neurological disorders in a Zambian tertiary care hospital." Journal of the neurological sciences.. 2010 Mar 15; 290(1-2):1-5. Epub 2010 Jan 12.
2010 Feb
Birbeck GL, Beare N, Lewallen S, Glover SJ, Molyneux ME, Kaplan PW, Taylor TE. "Identification of malaria retinopathy improves the specificity of the clinical diagnosis of cerebral malaria: findings from a prospective cohort study." The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.. 2010 Feb; 82(2):231-4.
2010
Kandiah PA, Atadzhanov M, Kvalsund MP, Birbeck GL. "Evaluating the diagnostic capacity of a single-question neuropathy screen (SQNS) in HIV positive Zambian adults." Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry. 2010 81(12):1380-1. Epub 2010 Jun 11.
2010
Birbeck GL, Molyneux ME, Kaplan PW, Seydel KB, Chimalizeni YF, Kawaza K, Taylor TE. "Blantyre Malaria Project Epilepsy Study (BMPES) of neurological outcomes in retinopathy-positive paediatric cerebral malaria survivors: a prospective cohort study." Lancet neurology.. 2010 9(12):1173-81. Epub 2010 Nov 04.
2010
Steiner TJ, Birbeck GL, Jensen R, Katsarava Z, Martelletti P, Stovner LJ. "Lifting the burden: the first 7 years." The journal of headache and pain.. 2010 11(6):451-5. Epub 2010 Nov 16.
2010
Cettomai D, Kwasa J, Kendi C, Birbeck GL, Price RW, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Meyer AC. "Utility of quantitative sensory testing and screening tools in identifying HIV-associated peripheral neuropathy in Western Kenya: pilot testing." PloS one. 2010 5(12):e14256. Epub 2010 Dec 08.
2010
Kampondeni S, Birbeck GL, Oostveen RJ, Hammond C, Potchen MJ. "Alternative oblique head CT scanning technique reduces bone artifact and improves interpretability of brainstem anatomy." Neurology international. 2010 2(1):e14. Epub 2010 Jun 21.
2009 Oct 13
Birbeck GL. "Reflections: neurology and the humanities: reflections for October." Neurology.. 2009 Oct 13; 73(15):1245-6.
2009 Oct
Farooq MU, Majid A, Reeves MJ, Birbeck GL. "The epidemiology of stroke in Pakistan: past, present, and future." International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society. 2009 Oct; 4(5):381-9.
2009 Jun
Kvalsund MP, Haworth A, Murman DL, Velie E, Birbeck GL. "Closing gaps in antiretroviral therapy access: human immunodeficiency virus-associated dementia screening instruments for non-physician healthcare workers." The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.. 2009 Jun; 80(6):1054-9.
2009 Apr
Birbeck GL, Chomba E, Kvalsund M, Bradbury R, Mang'ombe C, Malama K, Kaile T, Byers PA, Organek N, . "Antiretroviral adherence in rural Zambia: the first year of treatment availability." The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.. 2009 Apr; 80(4):669-74.
2008 Nov
Chomba E, Haworth A, Atadzhanov M, Mbewe E, Birbeck GL. "The socioeconomic status of children with epilepsy in Zambia: implications for long-term health and well-being." Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 2008 Nov; 13(4):620-3. Epub 2008 Aug 12.
2008 Sep
Birbeck GL. "The health care workforce for epilepsy in resource-poor settings: what will work? What is realistic?" Epilepsia.. 2008 Sep; 49(9):1642-3.
2008 Aug
Birbeck GL, Chomba E, Atadzhanov M, Mbewe E, Haworth A. "Women's experiences living with epilepsy in Zambia." The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.. 2008 Aug; 79(2):168-72.
2007 May
Mbewe E, Haworth A, Atadzhanov M, Chomba E, Birbeck GL. "Epilepsy-related knowledge, attitudes, and practices among Zambian police officers." Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 2007 May; 10(3):456-62. Epub 2007 Mar 23.
2007 Feb
Chomba EN, Haworth A, Atadzhanov M, Mbewe E, Birbeck GL. "Zambian health care workers' knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices regarding epilepsy." Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 2007 Feb; 10(1):111-9. Epub 2006 Oct 18.
2007
Birbeck GL. "HIV neurology in the developing world." Handbook of clinical neurology / edited by P.J. Vinken and G.W. Bruyn. 2007 85:33-43.
2006 Sep
Birbeck GL, Chomba E, Atadzhanov M, Mbewe E, Haworth A. "Zambian teachers: what do they know about epilepsy and how can we work with them to decrease stigma?" Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 2006 Sep; 9(2):275-80. Epub 2006 Jul 31.
2006 Aug
Atadzhanov M, Chomba E, Haworth A, Mbewe E, Birbeck GL. "Knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and practices regarding epilepsy among Zambian clerics." Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 2006 Aug; 9(1):83-8. Epub 2006 May 19.
2006 May 23
Birbeck GL, Zingmond DS, Cui X, Vickrey BG. "Multispecialty stroke services in California hospitals are associated with reduced mortality." Neurology.. 2006 May 23; 66(10):1527-32. Epub 2006 Mar 15.
2006 Feb 14
Deng YZ, Reeves MJ, Jacobs BS, Birbeck GL, Kothari RU, Hickenbottom SL, Mullard AJ, Wehner S, Maddox K, Majid A, . "IV tissue plasminogen activator use in acute stroke: experience from a statewide registry." Neurology.. 2006 Feb 14; 66(3):306-12.
2006 Jan
Mullard AJ, Reeves MJ, Jacobs BS, Kothari RU, Birbeck GL, Maddox K, Stoeckle-Roberts S, Wehner S, . "Lipid testing and lipid-lowering therapy in hospitalized ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack patients: results from a statewide stroke registry." Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation.. 2006 Jan; 37(1):44-9. Epub 2005 Dec 08.
2005 Aug
Baskind R, Birbeck GL. "Epilepsy-associated stigma in sub-Saharan Africa: the social landscape of a disease." Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 2005 Aug; 7(1):68-73.
2005 Jun
De Vogli R, Birbeck GL. "Potential impact of adjustment policies on vulnerability of women and children to HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa." Journal of health, population, and nutrition. 2005 Jun; 23(2):105-20.
2005 Apr
Birbeck GL, Taylor TE. "Severe malaria: still counting the costs." Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry. 2005 Apr; 76(4):467-8.
2005
Birbeck GL. "Human immunodeficiency virus dementia patients in Africa: How many? Who cares? And where to from here?" Journal of neurovirology.. 2005 11 Suppl 3:30-3.
2004 Apr
Birbeck GL, Kalichi EM. "Primary healthcare workers' perceptions about barriers to health services in Zambia." Tropical doctor.. 2004 Apr; 34(2):84-6.
2004 Mar
Birbeck GL. "Cerebral Malaria." Current treatment options in neurology. 2004 Mar; 6(2):125-137.
2004 Jan 13
Birbeck GL, Gifford DR, Song J, Belin TR, Mittman BS, Vickrey BG. "Do malpractice concerns, payment mechanisms, and attitudes influence test-ordering decisions?" Neurology.. 2004 Jan 13; 62(1):119-21.
2004 Jan
Birbeck GL, Kalichi EM. "Epilepsy prevalence in rural Zambia: a door-to-door survey." Tropical medicine &international health : TM & IH. 2004 Jan; 9(1):92-5.
2004
Birbeck GL, Cui X, Zingmond DS, Vickrey BG. "Intravenous tissue plasminogen activator for acute stroke in California: recipients and resources." Cerebrovascular diseases (Basel, Switzerland). 2004 17(4):341-3. Epub 2004 Apr 19.
2003 Aug
Birbeck GL, Kalichi EM. "Famine-associated AED toxicity in rural Zambia." Epilepsia.. 2003 Aug; 44(8):1127.
2003 May 15
Birbeck GL, Kalichi EM. "The functional status of people with epilepsy in rural sub-Saharan Africa." Journal of the neurological sciences.. 2003 May 15; 209(1-2):65-8.
2003 Mar
Kim S, Hays RD, Birbeck GL, Vickrey BG. "Responsiveness of the quality of life in epilepsy inventory (QOLIE-89) in an antiepileptic drug trial." Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation.. 2003 Mar; 12(2):147-55.
2003 Feb
Birbeck GL, Vickrey BG. "Determinants of health-related quality of life in adults with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: are there implications for clinical practice?" Epilepsia.. 2003 Feb; 44(2):141-2.
2002 Aug 15
Birbeck GL, Munsat T. "Neurologic services in sub-Saharan Africa: a case study among Zambian primary healthcare workers." Journal of the neurological sciences.. 2002 Aug 15; 200(1-2):75-8.
2002 May
Birbeck GL, Hays RD, Cui X, Vickrey BG. "Seizure reduction and quality of life improvements in people with epilepsy." Epilepsia.. 2002 May; 43(5):535-8.
2002 May
Birbeck GL. "A neurologist in Zambia." Lancet neurology.. 2002 May; 1(1):58-61.
2002
Malama C, Chen Q, De Vogli R, Birbeck GL. "User fees impact access to healthcare for female children in rural Zambia." Journal of tropical pediatrics. 2002 48(6):371-2.
2001 Apr
Birbeck GL. "Neurologic disease in a rural Zambian hospital." Tropical doctor.. 2001 Apr; 31(2):82-5.
2000 May 9
Birbeck GL, Kim S, Hays RD, Vickrey BG. "Quality of life measures in epilepsy: how well can they detect change over time?" Neurology.. 2000 May 9; 54(9):1822-7.
2000 May
Birbeck GL. "The benefits of screening must outweigh the risks and costs." The Western journal of medicine.. 2000 May; 172(5):308-9.
2000 Mar
Birbeck GL. "Seizures in rural Zambia." Epilepsia.. 2000 Mar; 41(3):277-81.
2000 Mar
Birbeck GL. "Barriers to care for patients with neurologic disease in rural Zambia." Archives of neurology.. 2000 Mar; 57(3):414-7.
1999
Birbeck GL. "Traditional African medicines complicate the management of febrile seizures." European neurology. 1999 42(3):184.

Books

2005
Eds. J Engel, GL Birbeck, AG Diop, S Jain & A Palimini.. Epilepsy: Global issues for the practicing neurologist. New York: Demos, 2005.
2002
GL Birbeck.. Where There is No Neurologist. : World Federation of Neurology, 2002.