Sanjay P. Singh, MD
Sanjay P. Singh, MD

Sanjay P. Singh, MD

Professor
Chair, Department of Neurology
School of Medicine

Expertise/Specializations

  • EPILEPSY

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Neurology

Position

  • Professor

Teaching Activity

  • medical student and resident teaching

Biography


Sanjay P. Singh, MD is the Chairman & Professor of the Department of Neurology at Creighton University School of Medicine. He is also the Medical Director of Neurological Services at CHI Health-Creighton University Medical Center. He is the past President of the Medical Staff at   CHI Health-Creighton University Medical Center. Earlier he was the Vice Chairman (Education) at University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). He has also served as the Program Director of the Creighton-Nebraska Joint Neurology Residency Program.
Dr. Singh received his medical degree from M.L.N. Medical College in India, where he was the Valedictorian of his class. He completed a neurology residency at George Washington University Medical Center; he was the Chief Resident of Neurology in his PGY-4 year. He then did a two year fellowship in Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, as the Gilbert Glaser fellow, at Yale University School of Medicine. He is Board certified in Neurology and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society. He is a Councillor of the American University Professors of Neurology and a member of the Awards Committee of the ABPN.
He is the author of the 'Locatelli & Singh's Handbook of Neurology'. He is the author of numerous articles and also a few Book Chapters. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the A.B. Baker Teacher recognition award by the American Academy of Neurology, The UNMC Chancellor's Gold U Award & Kudos award of the Board of Regents award for University of Nebraska. His research includes a novel neuroprotection which prevents brain cells from dying, as happens in neurological disorders like Dementia.
He has been invited to Lecture at many national and international institutions and conferences. He has also given talks to the community in TEDx, 'Science Cafes & Simply Science' programs.
 

Education

  • MLN Medical College.,1987-1993
  • George Washington University School of Medicine - Neurology Residency & Chief Resident
  • YALE University School of Medicine - Epilepsy & Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship

Certifications

ABPN - Neurology
ABPN - Epilepsy

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Singh, S.P. Neural enhancement. IN: Progress in Clinical Neurosciences, Eds.Banerji, D. and Pauranik, A. Delhi, India 2012

     , Byword Books Private Limited, 26 (Chapter 7), 79-83, 2012
  • Singh, S.P. Magnetoencephalography. IN: Progress in Clinical Neurosciences,  Eds.Banerji, D. and Pauranik, A. Delhi, India 2012, Byword Books Private Limited, 26 (Chapter 14), 164-174, 2012

  • Fayad, P and Singh, S.P.  Antithrombotic Therapy for Secondary Prevention of Ischemic Stroke. IN:  Blue Book33s of Practical Neurology. Prevention and Treatment of Ischemic Stroke.  
    Eds. Kasner S.E. and Gorelick P.B. Philadelphia, PA 2004

     , Butterwoth-Heinemann, Chapter 9, 175-196, 2004
  • Locatelli, E.R. and Singh, S.P. Locatelli & Singh’s Handbook Of Neurology. (ISBN: 1-58808-10484).                                                                               , International Medical Publishing, Inc., 220 pages, 2000

Articles

  • Selvaraj V, Madabushi JS, Gunasekar P, Singh SP. Levetiracetam associated acute hepatic failure requiring living transplantation: case report. J Neurol [letter to the editor]. 2016;doi:10.1007/s00415-015-8011-1 (online ahead of print)., J Neurol, 2016
  • Singh, S.P., Chhunchha, B., Fatma, N., Kubo, E., Singh, S.P., Singh, D.P. Delivery of a Protein Transduction Domain Mediated Prdx6 Protein Ameliorates Oxidative Stress-Induced Injury in Human and Mouse Neuronal Cells., American Journal of Physiology Cell Physiology, 2015
  • Manning, J., Kulbida, R., Rai, P., Jensen, L., Bouma, J., Singh, S.P., et al. Amitriptyline is Efficacious in Ameliorating Muscle Inflammation and Depressive Symptoms in the MDX Mouse Model of Duchene Muscular Dystrophy., Experimental Physiology, 99, 1370-1381, 2014
  • Singh, S.P. Magnetoencephalography: Basic Principles., Ann Indian Acad Neurol, 17, 107-112, 2014
  • Singh, S.P., Agarwal S., Faulkner M. Refractory Status Epilepticus., Ann Indian Acad Neurol, 17, 32-36, 2014
  • Chhunchha, B., Fatma, N., Kubo, E., Rai, P., Singh, S.P., Singh, D.P.  Curcumin abates hypoxia-induced oxidative stress based-ER stress-mediated cell death in mouse hippocampal cells (HT22) by controlling Prdx6 and NF-κB regulation. , American Journal of Physiology Cell Physiology, 304(7), C636-55, 2013
  • Faulkner, M.A. and Singh, S.P.  Neurogenetic disorders and treatment of associated seizures., Pharmacotherapy, 33(3), 330-343, 2013
  • Kubo, E., Fatma, N., Akagi, Y., Beier, D., Singh, S.P., Singh, D. TAT-mediatged PRDX6 protein transduction protects against eye lens epithelial cell death and delays lens opacity., American Journal of Physiology Cell Physiology, 294(3), C842-C855, 2008
  • Kalil, A.C.,Devetten, M.P., Singh, S.P., Lesiak, B., Poage, D.P., Bargenquast, K., Fayad, P. and Freifeld, A.G. Use of interferon-"for all" in patients with West Nile encephalitis: report of 2 cases., Clinical Infectious Diseases, 40, 764-766, 2005
  • Nguyen, D., Singh, S.P., Zaatreh, M.,Novotny, E., Levy, S., Testa, F. and Spencer, S.S. Hypothalamic hamartomas: seven cases and review of the literature., Epilepsy and Behavior, 4, 246-258, 2003
  • M Motamedi, DK Nguyen, M Zaatreh, SP Singh, M Westerveld, JL Thompson, et al.  Levetiracetam efficacy in refractory partial-onset seizures, especially after failed epilepsy surgery., Epilepsia, 44(2), 211-214, 2003
  • Singh, S.P., Novotny, E.J., Nguyen, D.K., Thompson, J., Spencer, D. and Spencer, S. Surgical Outcome in Frontal in Frontal Lobe Epilepsy-based on Region and Pathology. , Neurology, 58(7) suppl 3, A51, 2002
  • "Parkinson's Disease", George Washington University School of Medicine, 1999

Publications

  • Agrawal S., Turco, L., Goswami, S., Faulkner, M.,Singh, S.P.  Yield of Monitoring in an Adult Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. Presented  at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., 2015
  • Agrawal, S., Tufenkjian, K., Singh, S.P.  Autoimmune seizure syndrome in a patient with Addison’s disease.  Presented  at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., 2015
  • Petrea, R.,Rothberg, C., Patil, A., Hunter, W., Adickes, E.,Mironov, A. and Singh, S.PA round hyperdense middle cerebral artery sign in a patient with seizures:  an unusual presentation of a brain tumor rather than a subarachnoid hermorrhage.  Presented  at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., 2015
  • Singh, S.P., Agrawal, S., Turco, L., Goswami, S. and Faulkner, M.  Yield of Monitoring in an Adult Epilepsy Monitoring Unit – American Epilepsy Society Mtg., 2014
  • Singh, S.P. and Goswami, S.  Diet and Epilepsy – A Historical Review 1875 – 1938. American Epilepsy Society Mtg., 2014
  • Singh, S.P. Epilepsy and the Heart?  A Historical Review.  Poster Session. 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society., 2012
  • Alareddy, A.,Sankaraneni, R., and  Singh, S.P.. Outcome of Treatment of Epilepsy in Adult Patients with Cerebral Palsy, American Academy of Neurology, 2012
  • Antony, A.R., Alareddy, A., Faulkner, M.,Singh, S.P. Epilepsy in Adult Patients with Angelman Syndrome. Presented at the AES., 2011
  • Alareddy, A. and Singh, S.P.. Outcome of Treatment of Seizures in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis. AAN., Neurology, 76(6) Suppl 4, A53, 2011
  •  Ansari, S., Ram, M. Sankeraneni and Singh,S.P.. New Diagnosis of Psychiatric Disorders in Patients with Nonepileptic Seizures. AAN., Neurology, 76(9) Suppl 4, A55, 2011
  • Kanishk Makhija, K., Antony, A.R., Lander, L., and Singh, S.P. “WESTCOPS” – A Scoring System to Defferentiate Non-epileptic from Epileptic Motor Seizures. AAN. , Neurology, 74(9) Suppl 2, A107, 2010
  • Singh, S.P., S.P., Fatima, N., Kubo E., and Singh, D.P.  Peroxiredoxin 6  A Novel Antioxidant Neuroprotective Agent. Poster session.  , American Academy of Neurology, 70(11) Suppl 1, A480, 2008
  • Conference Director. "Recent Advances in the Management of Epilepsy: Adult and Pediatric.", Heartland Epilepsy Foundation Conference, 2007
  • Salamehm J., Singh, S.P. and Roberts, S.  The accuracy of nurses in differentiating between an epileptic and a nonepileptic seizure – a dilemma for diagnosis. Poster session. , American Academy of Neurology, 68(12) Suppl 1, A376, 2007
  • Salameh, J. and Singh, S.P. Efficacy of Levetiracetam in the Treatment of Epilepsy in Patients with Mesial Temporal Sclerosis., Epilepsia, 47(Suppl 4), 263-264, 2006
  • Singh, S.P. and Kumar, R. Efficacy of Levetiracetam in the Treatment of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy., Epilepsia, 46(Suppl 8), 187, 2005
  • Kumar, K., Patil, A.A., Andrews, R. and Singh, S.P. Role of Centromedian Thalamic Stimulation in Treating Intractable Epilepsy., Epilepsia, Suppl 7, 338, 2004
  • Conference Director. "New Frontiers in Epilepsy" University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha NE. Double Tree Hotel., National Epilepsy Conference and Course, 2003
  • Singh, S.P., Locatelli, E.R., Jones, R., Caputy, H. and Potolicchio, S.J. Factors Influencing Surgical Outcome in Patients with Bitemporal Epileptiform Patterns., Neurology, 54(7) suppl 3, A110-111, 2000

Editing and Reviews

  • Singh, S.P. "A Disease Once Sacred-A History of the Medical Understanding of Epilepsy." , Journal of Child Neurology, 17(11), 862, 2002
  • Singh, S.P. "Comprehensive Care for People With Epilepsy." , Journal of Child Neurology, 18(2), 154, 2002

General

  • Chan, J., Chen, J.,Makhija, K., Faulkner, M. and Singh, S.P.  Gender Differences in the Incidence of Psychiatric Co-Morbidity in Patients with Epilepsy.  Presented  at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C, 2015

Presentations

  • “Building Epilepsy Centers of Excellence in an Academic Setting” – 4th Annual Summit on Building & Streamlining Neuroscience Center of Excellence. Scottsdale, AZ, 2017
  • "Dreams, Nightmares, & REM Behavior Disorder: Similarities and Differences" - Pulmonary Sleep Conference, Marriott Regency Hotel, Omaha NE , 2016
  • Speak to Union Pacific's Top 40 Executives. Theme is "Innovative Thinking". Omaha Country Club, Omaha, 2016
  • Speak to Managers/Directors/Leadership at Union Pacific. Theme of "Leadership". Union Pacific, Omaha, 2016
  • Sequential Pneumatic Compression Device Prophylaxis for Prevention of DVT in Adult Patients Admitted to the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. Rammohan Sankaraneni, Dharani Mudugal, Sanjay P. Singh. Presented at the December 2015 AES (American Epilepsy Society) annual meeting in Philadelphia, 2015
  • Electrical Stimulation Therapy in Epilepsy: A Historical Review. Lauren Turco, Sanjay P. Singh. Presented at the December 2015 AES (American Epilepsy Society) annual meeting in Philadelphia, 2015
  • Clinical Approach to a Patient with Weakness. 4th Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care Conference. Hilton Omaha Hotel, 2015
  • "Sleep Apnea & the Brain", Medical and Dental Aspects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Conference, Marriott Regency Hotel, Omaha NE, 2015
  • Neuro Core Presentation to Internal Medicine Residents. Lecture on Dementia. Morrison Seminar Room,CUMC, 2015
  • Sleep & Brain - An Eternal Mystery. CUMC Grand Rounds, 2015
  • "Dreams, Mind, and Brain", TEDxOmaha Talk - Theme: Conflict. Harper Center, Creighton University, 2015
  • Keynote speaker for AERO (Union Pacific's Asian Employee Organization). Leadership - Brain, Mind & Asian Values. Ahmanson Ballroom, Harper Center, Creighton University, 2015
  • EMS Education Session. Becic Dining Room, CUMC, 2015
  • Defining the Three D's: Dementia, Delirium, and Depression. Talk given for Anna Fisher, Director of Education & Quality, Hillcrest Health Services. Scott Conference Center, Omaha, 2015
  • Population Health Basics: A New Era in Healthcare. CUMC Grand Rounds, 2015
  • Shubhi Agrawal, Lauren Turco, Shweta Goswami, Michele Faulkner, Sanjay Singh. Yield of Monitoring in an Adult Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. Presented at the April 2015 American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in Washington, D.C., 2015
  • Shubhi Agrawal, Krikor Tufenkjian, Sanjay Singh. Autoimmune seizure syndrome in a patient with Addison’s disease. Presented at the April 2015 American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in Washington, D.C., 2015
  • Gender Differences in the Incidence of Psychiatric Co-Morbidity in Patients with Epilepsy. Justine Chan, Jing Chen, Kanishk Makhija, Michele Faulkner, Sanjay Singh. Presented at the April 2015 American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in Washington, D.C., 2015
  • Rodica Petrea, Charles Rothberg, Arun Patil, William Hunter, Edward Adickes, Angel Mironov, Sanjay Singh. A Round Hyperdense Middle Cerebral Artery Sign in a Patient with Seizures: an Unusual Presentation of a Brain Tumor Rather than a Subarachnoid Hermorrhage. Presented at the April 2015 American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in Washington, D.C., 2015
  • Brain & Mind - A Magical Era. CUMC Grand Rounds, 2015
  • Neurology in the Era of Population Health. CUMC Grand Rounds, 2014
  • Neurology of Today: A Practical Approach for Primary Care, Course Director, Hilton Omaha Hotel, Omaha NE , 2013
  • 11th Annual Nebraska Stroke Symposium: Stroke in the 21st Century, Presented at the Marriott Regency, Omaha NE, 2013
  • Carefiver Support Group Meeting, "Dementia", Papillion, NE , 2013
  • Neurology of Today: Update for Primary Care, Course Director, Omaha Marriott Regency, Omaha NE , 2012
  • Sleep Apnea: A Multidisciplinary Approach Conference, "Sleep Parasomnias: Ghosts and Goblins", CenturyLink Center, Omaha NE , 2012
  • Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians Annual Meeting, “What’s New in the Brain," Holiday Inn Downtown, Lincoln, NE, 2012
  • “Brain and the Emerging Mind – New Discoveries” – Guest Speaker, Geriatric Medicine Update: Mental Health Issues in Older Adults, Little Rock, Arkansas, 2012
  • Grand Rounds - "Neural Enhancements - A 21st Century Dilemma", Dept of Medicine, Creighton Univeristy Medical School, Omaha NE , 2012
  • Neurocon 2011 – Joint Meeting of the 60th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India and Societa Italiana Di Neurochirurgia, Two Presentations: “Neural Enhancement” and “Magnetoencephalograrphy.” Bangalore, India, 2011
  • ORACON (Congress of Orations) “Brain & Mind: New Discoveries – New Era,”        Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India, 2011
  • Epilepsy Foundation India Presentation, “Epilepsy & Brain – New Hopes & New Horizons,” Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India, 2011
  • Sleep Apnea: Applications for Primary Care Conference, "Sleep Disorders and the Brain", Omaha Marriott Hotel, Omaha NE, 2011
  • Nebraska Women’s Health Symposium - Taking Care in a Changing World, “Dementia and the Changing World of the Brain," Cornhusker Marriott Hotel, Lincoln, NE, 2011
  • 2011 Union Pacific Health Wealth Expo, "Medicine of the Brain - A New Era", Union Pacific Railroad Headquarters, Omaha NE , 2011
  • Pain Management Conference, "Dementia and Advances in Neuroscinece" - Presented at the Omaha Marriott, Omaha NE by Creighton Univeristy Continuin gEducation Consortium, 2011
  • 4th Annual APDA Conference, “Brain and Behavior for Patients, Family and Caregivers," New Frontiers Presentation, Sandhills Convention Center, North Platte, NE, 2011
  • Sleep Medicine Conference, "Complete Nocturnal Behaviors and Nocturnal Seizures" - Presented at the Omaha Marriott, Omaha NE (Sponsored by Creighton University), 2011
  • Creighton's Seniors Program, Senior Partners Presentation, "Aging Brain and Its Disorders", CUMC, Omaha NE, 2011
  • Creighton in the Community Program, "Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders", Filmed at Creighton University Medical Center for Televised Presentation, Omaha NE, 2011
  • CUMC Neurology Presentation. "Brain & Mind - The New Frontier", 2010
  • KANEKO Program. "Conversations with UNMC Neuroscientists", Omaha NE, 2010
  • Physician Noon Conference, “Mind: Journey to the Center of the Brain," Good Samaritan Hospital, Kearney, NE, 2010
  • Nebraska Developmental Disabilities Summit, “Epileptic Disorders," Cornhusker Hotel, Lincoln, NE, 2010
  • Heartland Biomedical Associantion Presentation - "Decoding the Human Brain", Omaha NE , 2010
  • Member of the Faculty – Second Yeditepe University/Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Course, “Lateral/Orbitofrontal Lobe Epilepsy." Istanbul, Turkey, 2009
  • Family Epilepsy Conference, “Women and Epilepsy," Johnston, IA, 2009
  • Science Café. “How the Brain Works." Held at Red9, Lincoln, NE , 2009
  • UNMC 8th Annual Scholar's Day - "A Journey to the Center of the Brain", Omaha NE , 2009
  • Science Café, "Decorating the Brain and the Mind", Slowdown, Omaha NE , 2009
  • “Partial Epilepsy – Old Myths and New Hopes” – Guest Speaker, Epilepsy Grand Rounds, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, 2008
  • OB/GYN Grand Rounds. "The Female Brain & Its Disporders." UNMC, Omaha NE , 2008
  • Speaker at 2008 Epilepsy Advocate Patient Program, Omaha NE , 2008
  • “Diagnosis and Management of Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders” – Presentation at University of Louisville, Louisville KY, 2008
  • “Diagnosis and Management of Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders” – Presentation at University of Louisville, Louisville KY, 2008
  • “Clinical Overview of Adjunctive Therapy in Epilepsy in Adults with a Focus on Lyrica” – Midwest Neurological, Evansville, IN, 2008
  • “Diagnosis and Management of Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders” - Purchase Neurology Group, Paducah, KY, 2008
  • Olson Center for Women's Health Brown Bag Lunch n Learn Series. "Migraine: A Pain in the Brain." UNMC, Omaha NE, 2008
  • “Building Epilepsy Centers of Excellence in an Academic Setting” – 4th Annual Summit on Building & Streamlining Neuroscience Center of Excellence. Scottsdale, AZ, 2008
  • “Advances in the Treatment of Epilepsy & Neuropathic Pain”– Ames McFarland Neurology Group, Ames, IA, 2008
  • “Advances in the Treatment of Epilepsy & Neuropathic Pain” - Urbandale, IA, 2008
  •  “Clinical Overview of Adjunctive Therapy in Epilepsy in Adults." Ruan Neurology Group, Des Moines, IA, 2008
  • “Advances in the Treatment of Epilepsy & Neuropathic Pain." Ames, IA, 2008
  • Grand Rounds Presentation - “Temporal Lobe Epilepsy – Hopes & Myths." University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 2007
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis & Treatment." PCI Neurology Group, Cedar Rapids, IA, 2007
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis & Treatment." Iowa City, IA, 2007
  • Epilepsy Conference for the Epilepsy Foundation North/Central Illinois, Iowa, and Nebraksa. Omaha NE, 2007
  • "Recent Advances in Epilepsy" - Ehrling Bergquist Hospital, Offutt AFB, Omaha NE , 2007
  • "Epilepsy" VA Research Conference, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Omaha NE , 2007
  • “Migraine - A Pain in the Brain." 14th Annual Update on Primary Care, St Francis Medical Center, Grand Island, NE, 2007
  • "MEG" - Heartland Biomedical Association, Omaha NE , 2007
  • "Evaluation of Neuropathic Pain" - Management of Diabetes and Complications Conference at the W.H. Thompson Alumni Center, Omaha NE, 2007
  • "Epilepsy" - Presentation to the Greater Omaha Chapter of the American Academy of Professional Coders, UNMC, Omaha NE, 2007
  • "Pathophysiology of Neuropathic Pain Associated with Diabetic Neuropathy" - Dinner presentation - Omaha NE, 2007
  • “Building Epilepsy Centers of Excellence in an Academic Setting” – 4th Annual Summit on Building & Streamlining Neuroscience Center of Excellence.  Scottsdale, AZ, 2007
  • "Diagnosis and Management of Epilepsy and Seizure" - Dinner Presentation - Omaha NE , 2007
  • Invited Consultant for the Adjunctive Control of Epilepsy Advisory Board Meeting, Houston, TX, 2007
  • "A Window to the Brain" - Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, UNMC, 2007
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis and Treatment." Fremont, NE , 2006
  • "Recent Advances in Epilepsy" - Omaha NE, 2006
  • "Advances in the Treatment of Partial Epilepsy" - Omaha NE, 2006
  • “Advances in the Treatment of Epilepsy & Neuropathic Pain." Scottsbluff, NE, 2006
  • “Advances in the Treatment of Epilepsy & Neuropathic Pain." Rapid City, SD, 2006
  • “Advances in the Treatment of Epilepsy & Neuropathic Pain." Scottsbluff, NE, 2006
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis and Treatment." Lincoln, NE, 2006
  • "New Frontiers in Epilepsy" - Hastings, NE - UNMC - CME, 2006
  • Presentation to the Hastings College Pre-Health Club, Omaha NE, 2006
  • Grand Rounds, Childrens Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2006
  • “Seizures and Sleep – A Window to the Brain" - Nebraska Sleep Conference. Omaha, NE, 2006
  • “Epilepsy Across the Life Span." Sioux Falls, SD, 2006
  • "Headache" - ENT Department Grand Rounds Presentation -UNMC , 2006
  • "Epilepsy and Neuropathic Pain" - Omaha NE, 2006
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis and Treatment” - St. Joseph Neurology, St. Joseph, MO, 2006
  • “Neuropathic Pain Associated with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy and Postherapeutic Neuralgia and Treatment for Partial Onset Seizures in Adults” - Ryan Neuro Group, Des Moines IA, 2006
  • “Neuropathic Pain Associated with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy and Postherapeutic Neuralgia and  Treatment for Partial Onset Seizures in Adults” - Hutchinson Area Medical Center, New Ulm, Minnesota; Mankato and Fairmont Minnesota; Family Practice Clinic, Windom, Minnesota; Lincoln-Lyon Medical Association, Marshall, Minnesota, 2006
  • “Neuropathic Pain Associated with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy and Postherapeutic Neuralgia and Treatment for Partial Onset Seizures in Adults” - Glenwood State Hospital School, Glenwood, IA
     , 2006
  • “Women & Epilepsy”, Neuroscience Grand Rounds, Sioux Valley Hospital, USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls SD, 2006
  • Recent Advances in Epilepsy - Yankton, South Dakota, 2006
  • “Recent Advances in Epilepsy and Neuropathic Pain” – Denison, IA, 2006
  • “Management of Neuropathic Pain Associated with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN)” – Carroll, IA, 2006
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis & Treatment” – Denver, CO, 2006
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis & Treatment” – Fort Collins, CO, 2006
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis & Treatment” – Fort Collins, CO, 2006
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis & Treatment” – Denver, CO, 2006
  • “New Treatments – New AEDs” – Presentation to General Neurologists Group, Hutchinson KS, 2006
  • “New Treatments – New AEDs” – presentation to Pediatric Neurologists, Wichita KS, 2006
  • “New Treatments – New AEDs” – Presentation to General Neurologists, Wichita KS, 2006
  •  "Epilepsy" - Good Samaritan Health Systems, Kearney NE , 2006
  • "Epilepsy-A Window to the Brain" - Video Conference offered by Munro-Meyer Institute, Omaha NE, 2006
  • "Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Postherpetic Neuralgia and Adjunctive Therapy for Partial Onsent Seizures in Adults" Omaha NE, 2006
  • “Neuropathic Pain”, Teleconference for Plainview Medical Clinic, Plainview NE, 2006
  • “Neuropathic Pain”, Teleconference for Plainview Medical Clinic, Plainview NE, 2006
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis and Treatment” - Grand Forks Presentation and Grand Rounds in Fargo ND, 2006
  • “Neuropathic Pain” – Good Samaritan Health Systems, Kearney NE, 2006
  • Recent Advances in Epilepsy - Lake Crystal, Fairmont, New Ulm, and St. Peter  MN, 2006
  • Recent Advances in Epilepsy – Onawa  IA, 2006
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis and Treatment” - Neurologists, Downey, CA, 2005
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis and Treatment” - Neurologists, Brentwood, CA, 2005
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis and Treatment” - Neurologists, San Diego, CA, 2005
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis and Treatment” - Noon Conference Presentation for Neurologists, San Diego, CA , 2005
  • “Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis and Treatment” – Evening Presentation for Neurologists, San Diego, CA, 2005
  • "Recent Advances in Stroke and Epilepsy Care"-Nebraska Home Office Life Underwrite Association Meeting, Omaha NE , 2005
  • "New Thoughts on the Brain"-The Univeristy of Nebraska Medical Center's Mini-Medical School Presentation, Omaha, NE , 2005
  • “A Window to the Brain” – Nebraska Sleep Conference, Bryan LGH Conference Center
     Lincoln  NE, 2005
  • Grand Rounds -"Epilepsy-A Window to the Brain", Dept of Sleep and Pulmonology Medicine, Creighton Medical School, Omaha NE , 2005
  • "The Nebraska Epilepsy Center-Bringing New Hope to People with Epilepsy", Family Medicine Staff and Residents, Offut Air Force Base Hospital, Omaha NE , 2005
  • Grand Rounds - “Use of Antiepileptic Medications in Neuropathic Pain & Migraines”,
     Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City SD, 2005
  • A Comprehensive Look at the Migraine Headache Patient and Available Treatment Options”, Evening presentation to area physicians, Rapid City, SD, 2005
  • Grand Rounds - “Epilepsy-A Window to the Brain”, Department of Medicine,
    Kansas University, Wichita KS, 2005
  • "Evidence Based Management of Epilepsy" - Evening presentation to area physicians, Wichita, KS , 2005
  • "Advances in Epilepsy, Diagnosis and Treatment",-Evening presentation to area physicians, Wichita, KS, 2005
  • "Advances in Epilepsy, Diagnosis, and Treatment", -Presented to area Neurologists, Grand Island, NE, 2005
  • "Advances in Epilepsy, Diagnosis and Treatment", Sioux Falls, SD , 2005
  • 2004-2005 Administrative Colloquium Completion - "Mission, Vision, and Values of The Nebraska Epilepsy Center", 2005
  • "Advances in Epilepsy, Diagnosis, and Treatment", Sioux City IA, 2005
  • “Advances in Epilepsy, Diagnosis and Treatment," Great Falls Clinic, Great Falls, MT, 2005
  • “Advances in Epilepsy, Diagnosis and Treatment," Area Healthcare Providers, Great Falls, MT, 2005
  • "Migraine - A Pain in the Brain", St Francis Memorial Hospital, West Point, NE, 2005
  • “Advances in Epilepsy, Diagnosis and Treatment” Racine, WI , 2005
  • “Advances in Epilepsy, Diagnosis and Treatment” Stevens Point, WI, 2005
  • "Advances in Epilepsy, Diagnosis, and Treatment", Willmar, MN, 2005
  • Migraine M.A.S.T.E.R.S. Community Educational Presentation, Omaha NE, 2005
  • Grand Rounds - "Geriatric Epilepsy - A New Pandora's Box", Department of Neurology, University of Kansas, Wichita KS, 2004
  • Emergeny Medicine Conference on Migraines, Omaha NE , 2004
  • "Seizures and Sleep - A Window to the Brain", Nebraska Sleep Conference, Mahoney State Park, Ashland, NE, 2004
  • "Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis and Treatment", Omaha NE, 2004
  • "Advances in Epilepsy Diagnosis & Treatment", Omaha NE, 2004
  • Medical Education Program, "Advancements in Epilepsy Therapies ", Sioux Falls, SD , 2004
  • "Recent Advances in Epilepsy", Rapid City, SD, 2004
  • Clinical Practicum Series, "Caring for the Patient with Epilepsy", Yankton, SD, 2004
  • "Epilepsy, Diagnosis and Treatment", Vocational Rehabilitation Staff, Nebraska Department of Education, Lincoln NE, 2004
  • "Recent Advances in Epilepsy", Grand Island, NE, 2004
  • Lunch & Learn Program, "Epilepsy", Central Nebraska Neurology, Hastings NE , 2004
  • "Recent Advances in Epilepsy", Kearney, NE, 2004
  • Medical Education Meeting - "Neurology Challenges for the Non-Neurologist", Sioux Falls, SD, 2004
  • Sharing Our Best Conference - "Epilepsy - A Window to the Brain", Beatrice State Development Center, Beatrice NE , 2004
  • Dinner Presentation - "Treating Women with Epilepsy", Omaha NE, 2004
  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds - "New Frontiers in Epilepsy", University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, SD , 2004
  • "Recent Advances in Epilepsy", Yankton, SD, 2004
  • "New Advances in the Treatment of Epilepsy", Sioux Falls, SD, 2003
  • CME Program - New Frontiers in the Management of Epilepsy, St. Francis Medical Center, Grand Island NE, 2003
  • Epilepsy Lecture - Beatrice Development Center, Beatrice NE, 2003
  • Grand Rounds - Migraines - Mercy Hospital, Sioux City, IA, 2003
  • Grand Rounds - "Recent Advances in Epilepsy Treatment", Children's Hospital, Omaha NE, 2003
  • "New Frontiers in Epilepsy"-Dept. of Family Practice, Offutt AFB, Omaha NE, 2003
  • "Epilepsy-Recent Advances" Yale Club Presentation on Epilepsy, Omaha, NE , 2002
  • Grand Rounds -"Neocortical Epilepsy", Dept of Neurology, Creighton Univeristy Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2002

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Epilepsy
    Neuroscience

Awards and Honors

  • Best Doctors in America Recognition, 2010
  • A.B. Baker Teaching Award, American Academy of Neurology , 2009
  • College of Medicine "Special Achievement", University of Nebraska Medical Center , 2008
  • Chancellor's Gold "U" Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center , 2007
  • Teacher of the Year, University of Nebraska Medical Center and Creighton University , 2006
  • Internal Medicine Extra Mile Teaching Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2005
  • Chancellor's Gold "U" Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center , 2004
  • Teacher of the Year, University of Nebraska Medical Center and Creighton University , 2004
  • Teacher of the Year, University of Nebraska Medical Center and Creighton University , 2003
  • Resident Scholarship Award, American Academy of Neurology , 2000
  • Best Neurology Resident of Washington D.C., 2000
  • First Prize (Book Winner), 1999
  • Valedictorian, M.L.N. Medical College , 1992