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Faculty Interests

  • Carlson, Martha Diane M.D., Ph.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Neurology
    Pediatric Neurology
    Clinical Interests: Diagnosis and treatment of developmental disorders and childhood movement disorders
    Research Interests: Neurodevelopmental disorders

  • Dore-Stites, Dawn Jeanette Ph.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Dr. Dore-Stites has primary clinical interests in the behavioral treatment of sleeping, toileting and feeding problems. She works collaboratively with other faculty in the Multidisciplinary Sleep Disorders Clinic and Multidisciplinary Encopresis Clinic. She also sees outpatients for a range of treatments focusing upon adherence and adjustment to chronic illness.
    Research Interests: Dr. Dore-Stites has a primary research interest in sleep problems within a chronically ill population. Secondary interests include factors related to adherence and the transition of adolescents with chronic illness to adulthood.

  • Felt, Barbara True M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Child Behavioral Health
    Clinical Interests: Developmental Pediatrics, disorders of elimination, parent-child interaction difficulties, sleep problems, school problems and attention deficit disorder.
    Research Interests: Iron deficiency anemia during development.

  • Garton, Hugh James Lauriston M.D., MHSc.

  • Specialty: Neurological Surgery
    Clinical Interests: Pediatric Neurosurgery: Hydrocephalus, Pediatric Neurotrauma, Developmental Anomalies of the Central Nervous System, Tethered Spinal Cord, Syrinomyelia, Pediatric Brain Tumors, Pediatric Cerebrovascular Disorders, Surgical Management of Epilepsy, Surgical management of Spacticity, Craniofacial Anomalies, Congenital Spinal Anomalies and Spinal Collumn Injuries, Care of Adult Patients with Spina Bifida.
    Research Interests: Clinical Epidemiology, Clinical Trials and Outcomes in Neurosurgery, Prediction of Shunt Malfunction based on Clinical Signs and Symptoms, Outcomes after Mild and Moderate Head Injury. Management of Severe Head Injury, Economic analysis of Endoscopic 3rd ventriculostomy. Cervical spine injury.

  • Hassan, Fauziya  M.B.B.S., M.S.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Pulmonology
    Pediatric Sleep Medicine
    Research Interests: Dr. Hassan's research interests focus on the utilization of spirometry as a tool in the diagnosis and management of asthma; how spirometry affects treatment in the subspecialty setting; and the underutilization of asthma in the primary care setting. Other interests include: the association between asthma, obesity, and obstructive sleep apnea; and the relationship between obesity and insufficient sleep in children.

  • Hoban, Timothy Francis M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Neurology
    Pediatric Neurology, Sleep Medicine
    Clinical Interests: Epilepsy, parasomnias, sleep apnea and upper airway resistance syndrome.
    Research Interests: Epilepsy and sleep disorders.

  • Hornyak, Joseph Edward M.D., Ph.D.

  • Specialty: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Clinical Interests: Down Syndrome, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy and neuromuscular diseases.
    Research Interests: Exercise in people with disabilities and molecular aspects of exercise.

  • Joshi, Sucheta Madhav M.D., M.S.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Neurology
    Clinical Interests: Pediatric Neurology Pediatric Epilepsy Pediatric Electroencephalography
    Research Interests: Epilepsy treatment and outcomes Nutrition in epilepsy

  • Leber, Steven Mark M.D., Ph.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Neurology
    Clinical Interests: Pediatric headaches and migraines.
    Research Interests: Clinical application of the internet.

  • Maher, Cormac Oliver M.D.

  • Specialty: Neurological Surgery
    Clinical Interests: Pediatric Neurosurgery, Brain Tumors, Moyamoya, Arteriovenous Malformations, Cavernomas, Chiari, Hydrocephalus

  • Minecan, Daniela Nicola M.D.

  • Specialty: Neurology
    Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology; Epilepsy
    Clinical Interests: Clinical neurophysiology, epilepsy, seizures, surgical treatment of epilepsy, evoked potentials and intraop monitoring.
    Research Interests: Surgical treatment of epilepsy, sleep and epilepsy, malformatios of corticasl development and epilepsy, and event-related potentials.

  • Muraszko, Karin Marie M.D.

  • Specialty: Neurological Surgery
    Pediatric Neurosurgery
    Clinical Interests: Pediatric brain and central nervous system tumors, pediatric brain tumors, spina bifida, hydrocephalus, craniofacial anomalies, Chiari malformations, tethered cord syndrome, pediatric brain and spine injury, congenital brain and spinal cord anomalies.
    Research Interests: Immunotoxin therapy for brain tumors, biology of brain tumors, Chiari malformations, craniofacial anomalies, congenital anomalies of the brain and spine, hydrocephalus.

  • Robertson, Patricia Lou M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Neurology
    Pediatric Neurology
    Clinical Interests: Pediatric brain tumors, neurological complications of childhood cancer, tuberous sclerosis and neurofibromatosis
    Research Interests: Treatment of Pediatric Brain Tumors

  • Shellhaas, Renee Adele M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Neurology
    Pediatric Neurology
    Clinical Interests: Epilepsy; Neonatal Seizures
    Research Interests: Neonatal Seizures

  • Silverstein, Faye S M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Neurology
    Clinical Interests: Pediatric movement disorder
    Research Interests: Neonatal brain injury