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  • Kenneth C. Gorson, MD

    Kenneth C. Gorson, MD

    Kenneth C. Gorson, MD

    Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology

    Kenneth C. Gorson, MD, is a professor in the Department of Neurology at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. He has published more than 90 original peer-reviewed research articles, book chapters, and reviews pertaining to Guillain-Barre´ syndrome, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), paraprotein associated neuropathies, vasculitic neuropathy, and various other inflammatory and immune-mediated disorders of the peripheral nervous system. Dr Gorson’s clinical and research expertise extends to patients with neuropathies associated with diabetes, connective tissue disorders, and cancer, inherited peripheral neuropathies, and disorders of muscle, myasthenia gravis, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
  • Richard J. Barohn, MD

    Richard J. Barohn, MD

    Richard J. Barohn, MD

    Gertrude and Dewey Ziegler Professor of Neurology

    Richard J. Barohn, MD, is chairman of the Department of Neurology and vice chancellor for research at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) in Kansas City, Kansas, where he is also the Gertrude and Dewey Ziegler Professor of Neurology, University Distinguished Professor, and president of the Research Institute. His present research focuses on myopathies (such as polymyositis and muscular dystrophy), motor neuron disease (such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), peripheral neuropathies, and myasthenia gravis. Dr Barohn leads many multicenter international trials, served on the editorial board for Neurology, is the associate editor for the Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disorders, and is founding chair of the Section of Neuromuscular Disease in the American Academy of Neurology.
  • Roy L. Freeman, MD

    Roy L. Freeman, MD

    Roy L. Freeman, MD

    Professor of Neurology

    Roy L. Freeman, MD, is professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and director of the Center for Autonomic and Peripheral Nerve Disorders in the Department of Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. His research and clinical interests are the physiology and pathophysiology of the small nerve fibers and the autonomic nervous system. Dr Freeman’s research covers neurological complications of diabetes; neuropathic pain; autonomic complications of Parkinson’s disease and multiple system atrophy; and the diagnosis and treatment of autonomic and peripheral nervous system disorders. He is the principal investigator on various neuropathic pain clinical trials, and chairman of the World Federation of Neurology research group on the autonomic nervous system.

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  • David Beck, MD

    David Beck, MD

    David Beck, MD

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

    David Beck, MD, is currently an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, in the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri. Dr Beck’s interests include caring for patients with dementia, anxiety and depression in the elderly, telepsychiatry, and palliative care. He is a member of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and has more than 20 years’ experience in providing psychiatric consultation to nursing homes. He is a graduate of The University of Iowa College of Medicine, where he completed a residency in internal medicine and psychiatry, and completed additional training in geriatric medicine at Duke University.
  • George T. Grossberg, MD

    George T. Grossberg, MD

    George T. Grossberg, MD

    Samuel W. Fordyce Professor; Director, Geriatric Psychiatry

    George T. Grossberg, MD, is the Samuel W. Fordyce Professor in the Departments of Neurology & Psychiatry, Anatomy and Neurobiology and Internal Medicine, and director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri. He consults in the development of protocols for central nervous system disorders in older patients, and he is involved in a variety of basic as well as clinical research projects in the area of dementing disorders, with a focus on behavioral disturbances in dementia. Dr Grossberg is a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and holds membership in numerous professional societies. He completed his MD at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
  • Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD, is the Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and clinical director of the Center on Aging at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Florida. He chairs the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Research Colloquium for Young Investigators and the APA Work Group on Biomarkers and Novel Treatments. He is past president of the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), and is on the Scientific Advisory Board and Board of Directors of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). He earned his MD and PhD from the UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
  • Michael E. Thase, MD

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    Professor of Psychiatry

    Michael E. Thase, MD, is professor of psychiatry and director of the Mood and Anxiety Section in the department of psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and directs the Mood Disorders Research studies at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr Thase’s research focuses on the assessment and treatment of mood disorders, including studies of the differential therapeutics of both depression and bipolar affective disorder. He has authored or co-authored 16 books, numerous scientific articles and book chapters, and is involved in several professional organizations that include the American Psychiatric Association, the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, and the National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.

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  • Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology

    Georgia Montouris, MD, is Director of Epilepsy Services and Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine. She studied at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium and did her residency at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville TN. She was in private practice in Nashville specializing in epilepsy in adults and children, then moved on as medical director at Epi-Care, a comprehensive epilepsy center in Memphis, TN. From 1999 -2002, she worked at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center for Children and Adults in St. Louis, before coming to Boston Medical Center, where she began the comprehensive epilepsy center at Boston Medical Center, in 2002 which is listed as a Level 4 epilepsy monitoring center.
  • Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, Neurology

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD, is the director of Pediatric Epilepsy for New York, the co-director of Pediatric Epilepsy Research at Northeastern Regional Epilepsy Group, and a clinical professor at Rutgers Medical Center. She earned her MD at Johns Hopkins University, and completed her residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr Paolicchi has conducted research on the genetics of epilepsy and continues to pursue collaborative outcome-based research for the treatment of children with epilepsy. She has participated in a wide variety of multi-institute clinical research trials, has numerous publications in her field, and is a renowned educator and national speaker in the treatment of epilepsy and the genetic influences on brain development.

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  • Kenneth C. Gorson, MD

    Kenneth C. Gorson, MD

    Kenneth C. Gorson, MD

    Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology

    Kenneth C. Gorson, MD, is a professor in the Department of Neurology at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. He has published more than 90 original peer-reviewed research articles, book chapters, and reviews pertaining to Guillain-Barre´ syndrome, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), paraprotein associated neuropathies, vasculitic neuropathy, and various other inflammatory and immune-mediated disorders of the peripheral nervous system. Dr Gorson’s clinical and research expertise extends to patients with neuropathies associated with diabetes, connective tissue disorders, and cancer, inherited peripheral neuropathies, and disorders of muscle, myasthenia gravis, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
  • Richard J. Barohn, MD

    Richard J. Barohn, MD

    Richard J. Barohn, MD

    Gertrude and Dewey Ziegler Professor of Neurology

    Richard J. Barohn, MD, is chairman of the Department of Neurology and vice chancellor for research at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) in Kansas City, Kansas, where he is also the Gertrude and Dewey Ziegler Professor of Neurology, University Distinguished Professor, and president of the Research Institute. His present research focuses on myopathies (such as polymyositis and muscular dystrophy), motor neuron disease (such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), peripheral neuropathies, and myasthenia gravis. Dr Barohn leads many multicenter international trials, served on the editorial board for Neurology, is the associate editor for the Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disorders, and is founding chair of the Section of Neuromuscular Disease in the American Academy of Neurology.
  • Roy L. Freeman, MD

    Roy L. Freeman, MD

    Roy L. Freeman, MD

    Professor of Neurology

    Roy L. Freeman, MD, is professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and director of the Center for Autonomic and Peripheral Nerve Disorders in the Department of Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. His research and clinical interests are the physiology and pathophysiology of the small nerve fibers and the autonomic nervous system. Dr Freeman’s research covers neurological complications of diabetes; neuropathic pain; autonomic complications of Parkinson’s disease and multiple system atrophy; and the diagnosis and treatment of autonomic and peripheral nervous system disorders. He is the principal investigator on various neuropathic pain clinical trials, and chairman of the World Federation of Neurology research group on the autonomic nervous system.
  • David Beck, MD

    David Beck, MD

    David Beck, MD

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

    David Beck, MD, is currently an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, in the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri. Dr Beck’s interests include caring for patients with dementia, anxiety and depression in the elderly, telepsychiatry, and palliative care. He is a member of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and has more than 20 years’ experience in providing psychiatric consultation to nursing homes. He is a graduate of The University of Iowa College of Medicine, where he completed a residency in internal medicine and psychiatry, and completed additional training in geriatric medicine at Duke University.
  • George T. Grossberg, MD

    George T. Grossberg, MD

    George T. Grossberg, MD

    Samuel W. Fordyce Professor; Director, Geriatric Psychiatry

    George T. Grossberg, MD, is the Samuel W. Fordyce Professor in the Departments of Neurology & Psychiatry, Anatomy and Neurobiology and Internal Medicine, and director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri. He consults in the development of protocols for central nervous system disorders in older patients, and he is involved in a variety of basic as well as clinical research projects in the area of dementing disorders, with a focus on behavioral disturbances in dementia. Dr Grossberg is a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and holds membership in numerous professional societies. He completed his MD at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
  • Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD, is the Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and clinical director of the Center on Aging at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Florida. He chairs the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Research Colloquium for Young Investigators and the APA Work Group on Biomarkers and Novel Treatments. He is past president of the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), and is on the Scientific Advisory Board and Board of Directors of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). He earned his MD and PhD from the UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
  • Michael E. Thase, MD

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    Professor of Psychiatry

    Michael E. Thase, MD, is professor of psychiatry and director of the Mood and Anxiety Section in the department of psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and directs the Mood Disorders Research studies at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr Thase’s research focuses on the assessment and treatment of mood disorders, including studies of the differential therapeutics of both depression and bipolar affective disorder. He has authored or co-authored 16 books, numerous scientific articles and book chapters, and is involved in several professional organizations that include the American Psychiatric Association, the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, and the National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
  • Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology

    Georgia Montouris, MD, is Director of Epilepsy Services and Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine. She studied at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium and did her residency at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville TN. She was in private practice in Nashville specializing in epilepsy in adults and children, then moved on as medical director at Epi-Care, a comprehensive epilepsy center in Memphis, TN. From 1999 -2002, she worked at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center for Children and Adults in St. Louis, before coming to Boston Medical Center, where she began the comprehensive epilepsy center at Boston Medical Center, in 2002 which is listed as a Level 4 epilepsy monitoring center.
  • Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, Neurology

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD, is the director of Pediatric Epilepsy for New York, the co-director of Pediatric Epilepsy Research at Northeastern Regional Epilepsy Group, and a clinical professor at Rutgers Medical Center. She earned her MD at Johns Hopkins University, and completed her residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr Paolicchi has conducted research on the genetics of epilepsy and continues to pursue collaborative outcome-based research for the treatment of children with epilepsy. She has participated in a wide variety of multi-institute clinical research trials, has numerous publications in her field, and is a renowned educator and national speaker in the treatment of epilepsy and the genetic influences on brain development.