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Dina Jacobs, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director Multiple Sclerosis Center, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Ombudsperson for House Staff, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Department of Neurology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
3 West Gates Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-3647
Fax: (215) 349-5579
Education:
B.A. (Natural Science, Spanish)
University of Pennsylvania , 1990.
M.D.
University of Pennsylvania, 1996.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1996-1997.
Resident, Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1997-2000.
Clinical Instructor, Divisions of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuro-Ophthalmology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2000-2002.
Fellow, Multiple Sclerosis, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia , 2000-2001.
Fellow, Neuro-Ophthalmology , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia, 2001-2002.
Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology , 2001.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; Recertification, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Jacobs D, Fung K, Cook N, Schalepfer W, Goldberg H, Stecker M: Complex partial status epilepticus associated with anti-Hu paraneoplastic syndrome. Journal of the Neurological Sciences 213: 77-82, 2003.

Jacobs D, Markowitz C, Liebskind D, Galetta S: The “double panda sign” in Wilson's disease Neurology 61: 969, 2003.

Ma S, Shea J, Galetta S, Jacobs D, Markowitz C, Maguire M, Balcer L: Self-reported visual dysfunction in multiple sclerosis: New data from the VFQ-25 and development of an MS-specific vision questionnaire American Journal of Ophthalmology 133: 686-692, 2002.

Hall J, Jacobs D, Movsas T, Galetta S: Fourth nerve palsy, homonymous hemianopsia, and hemisensory deficit caused by a proximal posterior cerebral artery aneurysm Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology 22: 95-98, 2002.

Oded G, Moriarty D, Li B, Babb J, He J, Listerud J, Jacobs D, Markowitz C, Grossman R: Relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis and Whole-Brain N-Acetylaspartate Measurement: Evidence for Different Clinical Cohorts—Initial Observations Radiology 225: 261-268, 2002.

Jacobs D, Galetta S: Orbital inflammatory disease Current Treatment Options in Neurology 4: 289-295, 2002.

Jacobs D, Galetta S: Diagnosis and management of orbital pseudotumor Current Opinion in Ophthalmology 13: 347-351, 2002.

Jacobs D, Galetta S, Liu G, Nelson P: “Triple A Ball”, Granulomatous angiitis of the central nervous system and amyloid angiopathy Presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Frank B. Walsh Society, Copper Mountain, CO February 2002.

Jacobs D, Lesser R, Mourelatos Z, Galetta S, Balcer L: The Heidenhain variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: Clinical, pathologic, and neuroimaging findings Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology 21: 99-102, 2001.

Jacobs D, Galetta S, Shin R, Markowitz C, Judkins A, Nelson P : “Rapidly Shifting into Third Gear”, A case of tumefactive multiple sclerosis Presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Frank B. Walsh Society, Ann Arbor, MI April 2001.

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