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Howard P. Goodkin

Professor
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Neurology
Office location and address
University Hospital Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy Clinic
409 Lane Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
BS,BE, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania
MSE, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania
MD/PhD, Medicine/Neural Science, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Biography

Shure Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, Howard P. Goodkin, MD, PhD, serves as the director of the Division of Pediatric Neurology and vice-chair of research for the Department of Neurology. He received his undergraduate medical education at Washington University in St. Louis and his postgraduate medical education at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital. 

Dr. Goodkin joined the UVA faculty in 2002. His specialties are children with epilepsy and sports-related concussions. He also serves as the neurology consultant for the UVA sports teams and is involved in several studies investigating concussions in middle school, high school and collegiate student-athletes. He is an educator at the local and national level. Currently, he serves as the program director for the child neurology residency program and is an active member of the American Epilepsy Society’s Council on Education. In addition, he has served as a councilor for the Professors of Child Neurology and on several committees for the Child Neurology Society.

Other involvements include: membership on NIH study sections, the scientific advisory board for Citizens United in Research (CURE) and the scientific advisory board for the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance. He is currently on the editorial board of Neurology, Epilepsia, Epilepsy Research and Surgical Neurology International. He’s also an associate editor of Wyllie’s “The Treatment of Epilepsy: Principles and Practices” and co-editor of “Epilepsy,” which will be published as part of the Neurology in Practice series.

The Circadian Molecular Clock is a Biomarker for Epilepsy in Pediatric Focal Cortical Dysplasia YR02
Source: Brown University
February 01, 2019 – January 31, 2022
Pediatric Epilepsy Learning Healthcare System
Source: Weill Cornell Medical College
October 05, 2018 – July 31, 2021
MD-NEUR Pediatric Status Epilepticus Research Group
Source: Children's Hospital Boston
January 01, 2016 – December 31, 2020
Vigabatrin Utilization and Outcomes CRF
Source: Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance
August 01, 2018 – July 31, 2019
The Circadian Molecular Clock is a Biomarker for Epilepsy in Pediatric Focal Cortical Dysplasia
Source: Brown University
February 01, 2018 – January 31, 2019
Clinical Standardization Team Sage Therapeutics
Source: Sage Therapeutics, Inc.
January 01, 2016 – June 30, 2017
MD-NEUR A Natural History Study of Molybdenum Cofactor and Isolated Sulfite Oxidase Deficiencies
Source: PPD Development, Inc.
August 25, 2014 – August 25, 2016
MD-NEUR Mechanisms Compromising GABAergic Synaptic Transmission during Status
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Neurological Disorders & Str
September 01, 2009 – August 31, 2015
MD-NEUR Pediatric Status Epilepticus Research Group (pSERG)
Source: Children's Hospital Boston
January 01, 2013 – December 31, 2014
Outcome in Pediatric Status Epilepticus
Source: Children's Hospital Boston
July 01, 2011 – June 30, 2013
NESC 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
NESC 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, under the supervision of a dissertation director.
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