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Kimberly A. Parkerson, MD, PhD accepting new patients


Programs + Specialties
Research Interests Seizures in the Intensive Care Unit
Training + Education University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham; Brigham and Women's Hospital; Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications Neurology
NPI # 1265656961
Gender Female

Locations + Directions

Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington St., Box 314
Boston, MA 02111
Fax #: 617-636-8199
Phone #: 617-636-4948

Honors + Awards

1995-1997 Academic All-American in Tennis
1997 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar in Mathematics and Engineering
1997-2004 NIH Medical Scientist Training Program

Publications + National Presentations

Smitherman KA, Sontheimer H. Inhibition of Glial Na+ and K+ Currents by Tamoxifen. J Memb Biol 2001; 181:125-35.

Parkerson KA, Sontheimer H. Contribution of Chloride Channels to Volume Regulation of Cortical Astrocytes. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 2003; 284:C1460-67.

Parkerson KA, Sontheimer H. Biophysical and Pharmacological Characterization of Hypotonically Activated Chloride Currents in Cortical Astrocytes. Glia 2004; 46:419-36.

Parkerson KA, Sontheimer H. Specialized Channels in Astrocytes. In: Hatton G, Parpura V, editors. Glial Neuronal Signaling. Norwell: Kluwer; 2004. p. 215-38.

Parkerson KA, Pathmanathan JS, Milligan TA. Optimizing Antiepileptic Treatment. JCOM 2009; 16:468-80.

Pathmanathan JS, Parkerson KA, Milligan TA. Case Studies in Optimizing Antiepileptic Treatment. JCOM 2009; 16: 573-82.

Parkerson KA, Ramakrishnan, P. Neuro-rheumatology. In: Greer DM, editor. Pocket Neurology. Philadelphia: Lipincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2010.

Parkerson KA, Reinsberger C, et al. Lacosamide in the Treatment of Acute Recurrent Seizures and Periodic Epileptiform Patterns in Critically Ill Patients. Epilepsy Behav 2011; 20:48-51.

Professional Memberships

Phi Kappa Phi
Alpha Omega Alpha
American Academy of Neurology
American Epilepsy Society