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Heather AdamsHeather Adams, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology
Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology

  • Neuropsychologist with sub-specialty interest in neurodegenerative disorders including Batten Disease and Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

Erika F. AugustineErika F. Augustine, M.D.

Robert J. Joynt Professorship in Neurology - Department of Neurology
Associate Professor - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology
Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics
Associate Professor - Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics

  • Pediatric Movement Disorders specialist, research interests in Tourette Syndrome and Batten Disease.
  • Experimental Therapeutics Fellowship Assistant Director

 

David BeardenDavid Bearden, M.D.

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology
Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics, (SMD)

  • Pediatric neurogenetics specialist with special interest in genetic forms of epilepsy
  • Neuroinfectious disease specialist with special interest in neurologic complications of infectious disorders in low-resource settings

Marina ConnollyMarina Connolly, M.D.

Instructor - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology
Primary Instructor - Department of Pediatrics

  • Pediatric migraine and pain specialist

Harris A. Gelbard, M.D., Ph.D.Harris Gelbard, M.D., Ph.D.

Director - Center for Neural Development & Disease
Primary Administrative Professor - Department of Neurology, Center for Neural Development & Disease
Professor - Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Professor - Department of Pediatrics

  • Recipient of numerous research grants studying neurologic consequences of HIV/AIDS as well as chronic neuro-inflammation.

Inna Hughes, M.D., Ph.D.Inna Hughes, M.D., PhD.

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology
Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics

  • Pediatric Epileptologist with research interests in epilepsy genetics and the ketogenic diet.

Jonathan W. MinkJonathan W. Mink, M.D., Ph.D.

Frederick A. Horner, MD Endowed Professorship in Pediatric Neurology - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology
Professor - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology
Professor - Department of Neuroscience
Professor - Department of Pediatrics

  • Unit Chief, Child Neurology
  • Vice Chair, Department of Neurology
  • Internationally recognized specialist in movement disorders including Tourette syndrome, ADHD, and Batten Disease.
  • Past President of the Child Neurology Society
  • Serves on the Child Neurology Residency Review Committee

Gary J. Myers, M.D.Gary Myers, M.D.

Professor - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology
Professor - Department of Environmental Medicine
Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

  • Specialty interests in the areas of Neonatology, Headache, and Neurotoxicology
  • Leads an international research team studying the effects of methylmercury exposure on brain development.

 

Alex R. Paciorkowsi, M.D., FAAP, FACMGAlexander R. Paciorkowski, M.D.

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology
Assistant Professor - Department of Biomedical Genetics
Assistant Professor - Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor - Center for Neural Development & Disease

  • Neurogenetics specialist with research interests in CNS malformations and epilepsy genetics
  • Director of the Neurofibromatosis Center
  • Director of the Hereditary Ataxia Clinic

Laurie Seltzer, D.O.Laurie E. Seltzer, D.O.

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurology, Epilepsy
Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)

  • Pediatric Epileptologist with research interests in the area of neonatal neurology and neurophysiology.

Laura E. Tomaselli, M.D.Laura Tomaselli, M.D.

Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology

  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine specialist, dual appointments in the divisions of Child Neurology and Sleep Medicine.

Robert I. Thompson-Stone, M.D.Robert Thompson Stone, M.D.

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology
Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics

  • Child Neurology Residency Program Director
  • Director of the Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Program
  • Neurology Clerkship Director
  • Director of UR Leukodystrophy Care Center
  • Director of PreDoc Diversity Program

Jennifer T. Nguyen, M.D.Jennifer Nguyen, M.D.

  • Senior Instructor - Child Neurology and Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Graduate of a Neuro-developmental Disabilities residency program specializing in the neurologic care of children with autism and developmental disability
  • Child Neurology Associate Program Director
  • Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Liaison

Affiliated Faculty

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

Edward A. and Alma Vollertsen Rykenboer Professorship in Neurology - Department of Neurology, Epilepsy
Professor - Department of Neurology, Epilepsy
Professor - Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics
Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences

  • Expertise in Epilepsy, Tropical Medicine, Epidemiology

Emma Ciafaloni, M.D.Emma Ciafaloni, M.D.

Professor - Department of Neurology, NMD
Professor - Department of Pediatrics

  • Neuromuscular disorders specialist

Robert C. Griggs, M.D.Robert C. Griggs, M.D.

Professor - Department of Neurology
Professor - Department of Medicine
Professor - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Professor - Department of Pediatrics

  • Former Department of Neurology Chair
  • Former Editor-In-Chief of the Neurology Journal
  • Former president of the American Academy of Neurology.

Susan L. Hyman, M.D.Susan L. Hyman, M.D.

Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

David N. Korones, M.D.David N. Korones, M.D.

Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology

Stephen B. Sulkes, M.D.Stephen B. Sulkes, M.D.

Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Listing of Neurology Faculty Alphabetically and by Clinical Specialty