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Expert in Autism, Sleep Medicine, Autonomic Neurology, Behavioral Neurology, Neurogenetics, General Neurology and Pharmacology

Expert ID: 730937 New Jersey, USA

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Expert has over 21 years of experience in clinical practice on these disorders and have published more than 45 peer reviewed articles in these area. She sees these patients on daily to weekly basis.

Expert has over 14 years of academic practice experience in sleep medicine, including sleep apneas, narcolepsy, insomnia, and parasomnia. Expert has published over 10 articles in this area. Expert sees these patients routinely.

Expert runs a rare disease clinic where she sees a variety of neurogenetic disorders, including spinal muscular atrophy, Duchenne's muscular dystrophy, Pompe's disease. She runs clinical trials for some of the neurogenetic disorders, has participated many times in market research f opinions and has published 12 articles.

She sees migraine patients on weekly basis, has published two articles on this aspect. Expert has lectured on migraine headaches for faculty development and grand rounds for more than seven times in the past 10 years.

Expert consulted on improvement of marketing materials on scientific professional and consumer point of views on Spinraza, AveXis, Triptans, Derivatives of B-Tox, epilepsy medications. She was an expert witness for hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy on birth complication, for traumatic brain injury, for medical negligence, for lead poisoning etc; Has provided services for improvement on college applications; Has provided services for specialized education plans for disabled children.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Stamford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1991 Degree: PhD Subject: Pharmacology Institution: UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Year: 1997 Degree: MD-Fellowship Subject: Pediatric Neurology Institution: Johns Hopkins Medical School
Year: 1984 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: Fudan University, School of Medicine, Shanghai
Year: 2007 Degree: MD-Fellowship Subject: Sleep Medicine Institution: Seton Hall University, JFK Medical Center

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1997 to 2018 Employer: Rutgers University Title: Professor Department: Neurosciences and Neurology Responsibilities: Pediatric Neurologist, clinical care, teaching, research, and outreach services

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2010 to 2014 Agency: USA/Department of Defense Role: IRB member Description: A member of Institutional Review Board for Research Protocol Approval

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2010 to Present Country / Region: China Summary: Gave keynote speech in 10th National Conference on Rehabilitative Medicine in Children
Years: 2015 to 2016 Country / Region: China Summary: Visiting Professorship

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Member of American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Child Neurology Society of America
Licenses / Certifications
Medical license
Certified by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and its subspecialty board sleep medicine
Professional Appointments
US Editor for Journal of Pediatric Neurology, 2009-present
Editorial board member for
1) Autism Open Journal, 2011-present
2) Journal of Sleep Disorder and Therapy, 2011-present
3) Case Reports in Neurological Medicine, 2010-present
Awards / Recognition
Golden Apple Award by New Jersey Medical School Student Council 2018
Medical / Professional
A. 1) Residency and Fellowship
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Pediatric Neurology Resident and Fellow, 7/94-6/97
2) Internship and Residency
State University of New York
Syracuse, NY.
Pediatric Residency. 6/91-6/93


B. Research Fellowships:
1) Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, Baltimore, MD
Postdoctoral research fellow in Neuroscience, 7/93-6/94.

2) Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, China
Department of Pharmacology, Research and Teaching Fellow, 9/84-6/86

3) Sleep medicine fellowship, 2005-2007, Seton Hall University, JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ, USA
Publications and Patents Summary
Published 65 peer reviewed articles, one book, three book chapters, 2 editorial articles, 2 commentary articles, 50 abstracts, 1 patent

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has been consulted on Pompe's disease, ADHD, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, migraine headaches, epilepsy, autism, spasticity treatment, and movement disorders over the past 10 years on a regular basis, that is on a monthly basis. She has also served as expert witness for litigations, provided written service, deposition and court witness for both plaintiffs and defendants.
Training / Seminars
Giving seminars regularly and teaching residents, medical students and fellows on daily basis.
Marketing Experience
Could advise on pharmaceutical outlooks, the products of a pharmaceutical company, legal services, market research, educational consultant for college and medical school admissions.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Chinese Native tongue
English Proficient

Fields of Expertise

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