• By Shawn Bishop, Communications Specialist

Medical Experts for Media - Neurology

August 16, 2010

 

Charles Adler, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert Brown Jr., M.D.
Richard Caselli, M.D.
Bart Demaerschalk, M.D.
David Dodick, M.D.
Daniel Lachance, M.D.
Marc Patterson, M.D.
Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D.
Alyx B. Porter, M.D.
Timothy Young, M.D.

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Charles Adler, M.D., Ph.D., a specialist in Parkinson's disease, dystonia, restless legs syndrome, tremor and other movement disorders

  • Recognized for research, study, evaluation and treatment of the yips, which are involuntary wrist spasms that occur most commonly when golfers are trying to putt
  • 2006 Distinguished Investigator Award, Mayo Clinic, Arizona
  • Author of more than 65 scientific articles

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local and national, print and broadcast media, including ESPN and National Public Radio (NPR).

Sample Interview:

NPR

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Jim McVeigh (480-301-4222)

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Robert Brown Jr., M.D., M.P.H., expert in strokes, brain aneurysms, intracranial vascular malformations, carotid artery disease and other cerebrovascular disorders

  • Chair, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Principal Investigator, National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded International Study of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms
  • Leadership roles in many other NIH-funded research studies
  • Author of more than 150 scientific peer-reviewed manuscripts and four textbooks
  • Chair, Education Committee, American Neurological Association, 2007-2009
  • Extensive invited presentations at medical institutions and national/international medical meetings

Media Experience:

Interview experience with national print and broadcast media, including "Good Morning America."

Sample Interviews:

ABC News

Mayo Clinic: Study on Brain Aneurysms

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Brian Kilen (507-284-5005)

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Richard Caselli, M.D., a specialist in behavioral neurology, including Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia

  • Clinical Core Director, Arizona Alzheimer’s Disease Center
  • Leadership role, Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium
  • Medical Editor, Clinical Neurology News
  • Past Chair, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Arizona
  • Member, Executive Operating Team, Mayo Clinic, Arizona
  • Distinguished Investigator, 2002, Mayo Clinic, Arizona
  • Distinguished Clinician, 1999, Mayo Clinic, Arizona
  • Author of more than 60 scientific articles, including publications in leading journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine and Proceedings of the National Academy of Science

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local and national, print and broadcast media, including CNN.

Sample Interview:

Medical Edge TV

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Jim McVeigh (480-301-4222)

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Bart Demaerschalk, M.D., a specialist in cerebrovascular diseases (stroke), neurocritical care and telemedicine

  • Director
    • Mayo Clinic Teleneurology Program, Arizona
    • Mayo Clinic Telestroke Program, Arizona
    • Mayo Clinic Cerebrovascular Diseases Center, Arizona
    • MERIT (Mayo Clinic Evidence Based Clinical Practice, Research, Informatics and Training) Center, Arizona

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local, national and international, print and broadcast media.

Sample Interview:

Medical Edge TV

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Jim McVeigh (480-301-4222)

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David Dodick, M.D., a vascular neurologist and specialist in headaches

  • President, American Headache Society, 2010
  • Editor-in-Chief, Cephalalgia, 2009-present
  • Author of more than 115 scientific articles

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local and national, print and broadcast media, including The New York Times and ABC News.

Sample Interviews:

Medical Edge TV

ABC News

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Jim McVeigh (480-301-4222)

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Daniel Lachance, M.D., a specialist in neuro-oncology (brain tumor treatment and research) and neuro-immunology (autoimmune, especially paraneoplastic, nervous system disorders evaluation and research)

  • Neuro-oncology section head, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Consultant, Neuro-immunology Laboratory, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Author of more than 25 peer-reviewed articles and seven book chapters
  • Lead physician investigator and Mayo spokesperson for a neurological mystery illness at pork processing plants in 2008

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local and national print and broadcast media.

Sample Interview:

Mayo Clinic: Comprehensive Report on Pork Processing Plant Illness

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Brian Kilen (507-284-5005)

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Marc Patterson, M.D., an expert in Niemann-Pick Disease Type C and other inborn errors of metabolism in children, including lysosomal storage diseases and congenital disorders of glycosylation

  • Chair, Division of Child and Adolescent Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics and Medical Genetics
  • Joint appointment in the Department of Medical Genetics, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Has been named to lists for “Top Doctors in the U.S.” and “America’s Top Pediatricians”
  • Member and head of educational program, Steering Committee of the Lysosomal Disease Network
  • Author of more than 70 peer-reviewed articles and more than 60 book chapters

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local and national broadcast media, including Discovery Health and “CBS Evening News.”

Sample Interview:

Mayo Clinic: Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Brian Kilen (507-284-5005)

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Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., internationally-renowned expert on the study of normal aging, mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease

  • Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Director, Mayo Clinic Study of Aging
  • Chair, Medical and Scientific Advisory Council, Alzheimer’s Association
  • Previously a personal physician for former President Ronald Reagan, treating his Alzheimer’s disease
  • Featured as one of the Geoffrey Beene Rock Stars of Science
  • National Advisory Council on Aging, National Institute of Aging

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local and national print and broadcast media, including “ABC World News Tonight, “Good Morning America,” “Nightline,” “The Today Show,” “The Early Show,” “Larry King Live,” HBO, The New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

Sample Interviews:

HBO: The Alzheimer’s Project

Mayo Clinic: Refining Methods to Predict Alzheimer's Disease

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Brian Kilen (507-284-5005)

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Alyx Porter, M.D., a specialist in neuro-oncology

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local print and broadcast and national print.

Sample Interview:

Mayo Clinic: Brain Cancer

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Jim McVeigh (480-301-4222)

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Timothy Young, M.D., expert in sleep medicine, stroke and neuromuscular disorders such as muscular dystrophy, neuropathies, polymyositis, carpal tunnel, Lou Gehrig’s disease and Guillain-Barre syndrome.

  • Chair, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic Health System inEau Claire
  • Medical director of electromyography lab, Mayo Clinic Health System inEau Claire
  • Former high school teacher

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Susan Barber Lindquist (715-838-3012)

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