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Dana D. Cummings, MD, PhD

Job Title Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of PIttsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5520 Phone
412-692-6787 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1996 MD, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
1996 PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Neuroscience
 

Residency:

2001 Pediatric Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Department of Neurology
1998 Resident in Pediatrics and Instructor, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania
 

Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • World Federation of Neurology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, ith special qualification in Child Neurology
  • DEA 

Awards

  • 2004-06, 2007-09 American Academy of Pediatrics Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development award
  • 2000-02 Wyeth-Aerst unrestricted grant for studies of executive function deficits in Tourette Syndrome, principal investigator
  • 2000-02 Johns Hopkins Neurobehavioral Research Unit Grant (funded through NIH sponsored General Clinical Research Center at JHH) for study of Executive Function Deficits in Tourette Syndrome, co-principal Investigator
  • 1988-96 Training Fellowship, National Institutes of Health Medical Scientist Training Program, for MD/PhD  in neuroscience completed at University of Pennsylvania
  • Baldwin Lucke Memorial Prize for outstanding research at the Uinversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania Neuroscience Representative Cold Spring Harbor Symposium: Neurobiological Basis of Epilepsy
  • Brown University Faculty Scholar
  • Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society
  • National Merit Excello Special Corporate Scholarship

Publications

  • Cummings, D.D. Behavioral Interventions. Treatment of Pediatric Neurologic Disorders. Ed. Singer, H.S. Kossoff, E.H. Hartman, A.L. Crawford, T.O. Marcel Dekker: New York, 2005.
  • Mahone, M. Cummings D. D. Krieger, M. Miller, T. and Singer, H. Effect of Guanfacine on Measures of Executive Function in Children with Tourette Syndrome.  Journal of International Neuropsychological Society Abstracts. 2003.
  • Cummings, D.D. Singer, H.S. Krieger, M. Miller, T.L. and Mahone, E.M. Neuropsychiatric Effects of Guanfacine in Children With Mild Tourette Syndrome: A Pilot Study. Clinical Neuropharmacology 25(6) 325-332, 2002.

    View Dr. Cummings' full list of publications from PubMed. 
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