Nina F. Schor, M.D., Ph.D.

Nina F. Schor, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 777
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital

Patient Care Bio

Child Neurology

Awards & Honors (National)

Fellow 2012
Annual Pediatric Neurology Invited Lecturer | Cleveland Clinic | Cleveland OH 2010
Keynote Speaker, University of Utah Neurology Retreat | University of Utah | Salt Lake City, UT 2010
Baldwin Lecturer | University of Maryland Medical Center | Baltimore, MD 2009
Dean's Distinguished Lecturer | University of Arkansas Medical Center | Fayetteville, AR 2008
E. Stanley Emery Professor | University of Vermont Medical Center | Burlington, VT 2008
Distinguished Neurology Teacher Award | American Neurological Association | San Diego, CA 2005
Best Doctors in America 2004 - Present
Named to Best Doctors in America 2002
Named to Best Doctors in America 1999
Alfred A. Richman Award for Cardiopulmonary Research | American College of Chest Physicians 1980

Awards & Honors (Local)

Keynote Speaker/Panel Member, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program 40th Anniversary Student Retreat | Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering | New York City, NY 2012
William H. Eilinger Endowed Chair of Pediatrics | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester NY 2007
Keynote Speaker | University of Rochester MSTP Program Retreat | Rochester, NY 2006
Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series Speaker | Tri-Institutional Distinguished Alumni Speaker | Cornell-Rockefeller-Memorial Sloan Kettering, NY 2004
Distinguished Alumni Speaker | Intel Science Talent Search | Washington, DC 2004
Craumer Endowed Professorship for Pediatrics Research | Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, PA 2000
Volunteer in the Schools Award | Pittsburgh Elementary Gifted Center | Pittsburgh, PA 1999
Teaching Excellence Award, Second Year Medical School Class | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, PA 1997
Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, PA 1996
Kenneth E. Schuitt-Dean's Master Educator Award | University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine | Pittsburgh, PA 1995
Conferral of tenure | University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine | Pittsburgh, PA 1991
Presidential Citation | Jewish Community Center of Pittsburgh 1991
Benjamin N. Cardozo High School Women in Science Award 1990
Michael E. Miller Young Investigator Award | Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh 1990
Child Neurology Fellows' Award for Excellence in Teaching 1987 - 1989
Ruth Estrin Goldberg Memorial Award for Cancer Research | Ruth Estrin Goldberg Memorial Foundation 1985
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Undergraduate Research Participant 1973
Westinghouse Science Talent Search, First Prize 1972
Yale National Scholar 1972
National Merit Scholar 1972
Tomorrow's Scientists and Engineers Award 1972
American Academy of Achievement Award 1972

Current Appointments

Chair - Department of Pediatrics (SMD) - Primary Administrative
William H. Eilinger Chair of Pediatrics - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)
Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Neurology (SMD)
Professor - Department of Neuroscience (SMD)


Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | Cornell University Medical School1981
PhD | Medical Biochemistry | Rockefeller University1980
BS | Molecular Biophysics Biochemistry | Yale University1975

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Neurology at Children s Hospital07/01/1983 - 06/30/1986
Residency in Pediatrics at Children s Hospital07/01/1982 - 06/30/1983
Internship in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Boston07/01/1981 - 06/30/1982