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Dina Jacobs, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Director, Penn MS and Related Disorders Program , Perelman School of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Community Outreach and Network Development, Penn MS and Related Disorders Program , Perelman School of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Neuroscience MS Disease Team Lead , Penn Medicine
Clinical Director, Center for Neuroinflammation and Neurotherapeutics, Penn Medicine
Neurology Clinical Outpatient Director, Penn Medicine
Neurology Outpatient Clinical Director, Practice Based Leadership Program, Penn Medicine
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.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; Recertification, 2022.
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Selected Publications

Graham E, Bove R, Costello K, Crayton H, Jacobs D, Shah S, Sorrell F, Stoll S, Houtchens M: Dispelling the Myths: Practical Considerations for Managing Pregnancy in Patients With MS. Neurology: Clinical Practice 2024 Notes: in press.

Radzik AM, Amezcua L, Anderson A, Gilmore S, Ahmad S, Brandstadter R, Fabian M, Graham E, Hodgkinson S, Horton L, Jacobs D, Katz Sand I, Kohli A, Levine L, McLemore M, Okai A, Patel J, Poole S, Riley C, Satyanarayan S, Tardo L, Verter E, Villacorta V, Zimmerman V, Zuroff L, Williams M, Houtchens M, Bove R.: Disparities by Race in Pregnancy Care and Clinical Outcomes in Women with MS: a Diverse, Multicenter Cohort. Neurology 2024 Notes: in press.

Bar-Or A, Jacobs D, Lavietes J, Kim E, Giardino M, Stelzig L, Fedler J, Barry W, Reschly K, Herman A, Jones D, Craveiro L, Arnold D, Kibiy A, McNamara J. : Randomized, blinded discontinuation trial of ocrelizumab in early relapsing multiple sclerosis: The Autoimmunity Centers of Excellence AMS05 Study ACTRIMS Forum, West Palm Beach, FL 2024 Notes: in press.

Rivera-Torres N, Lavietes J, Lane C, Jefferson A, Gandelman S, Woodson Z, Yamashita L, McGoldrick T, Giardino M, Cherwony C, Prieur L, McCabe K, Smith C, Houser A, BA, Scafidi F, French E, Perrone E, Noon A, Johnson D, Carmolingo A, Fuller R, Lenzi K, Lee J, Pileggi C, Garabedian M, Zeccardi S, Sekella N, Kakara M, Thebault S, Brandstadter R, Perrone C, Schindler M, Orthmann-Murphy J, MD, Markowitz C, Berger J, MD, Bar-Or A, Price R, Stein L, Samudralwar R, Jacobs D.: The Penn MS and Related Disorders Center’s Approach to Addressing Disparities in Care in Resident Clinic. ACTRIMS Forum, West Palm Beach, FL 2024 Notes: in press.

Rivera-Torres N, Lavietes J, Jacobs D, Samuldralwar R. : Provider perspectives between resident physicians and subspecialized attendings in the care of patients with Multiple Sclerosis. ATRCIMS Forum, West Palm Beach, FL 2024 Notes: in press.

Kakara M, Martinak E, McCormick B, Morales KH, Bogner HR, Jacobs DA, Wolf Tuton L : The Bridging the Gaps program: Three Decades of Collaborative Service-Oriented Learning in the Health Professions. Academic Medicine Dec 2023

Anderson A, Rowles W, Poole S, Balan A, Bevan C, Brandstadter R, Ciplea A, Cooper J, Fabian M, Hale, T, Jacobs D, Kakara M, Krysko K, Longbrake E, Marcus J, Repovic P, Riley C, Romeo A, Rutatangwa A, West T, Hellwig K, LaHue S, Bove R.: Anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody therapy in postpartum women with neurological conditions. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology doi: 10.1002/acn3.51893, Nov 2023.

Touil H, Li R, Zuroff L, Moore CS, Healy L, Cignarella F, Piccio L, Ludwin S, Prat A, Gommerman J, Bennett FC, Jacobs D, Benjamins JA, Lisak RP, Antel JP, Bar-Or A: Cross-talk between B cells, microglia and macrophages, and implications to central nervous system compartmentalized inflammation and progressive multiple sclerosis. EBioMedicine (Lancet Discovery Science) 11(96), Sep 2023.

Thebault S, Gandelman S, Lane C, Kim E, Pileggi C, Zuroff L, Yamashita L, Schindler M, Chiu C, Wilson M, Berger J, Markowitz C, Bar-Or A, Fuller R, Brandstadter R, Pruitt AA, Jacobs DA: Severe Neuroinvasive West Nile Virus in Association with anti-CD20 Monotherapy for Multiple Sclerosis. Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation 10:e200154, Aug 2023.

Graham EL, Bakkensen JB, Anderson A, Lancki N, Davidson A, Perez Giraldo G, Jungheim ES, Vanderhoff AC, Ostrem B, Mok-Lin E, Huang D, Bevan CJ, Jacobs D, Kaplan TB, Houtchens MK, and Bove R.: Inflammatory Activity after Diverse Fertility Treatments: A Multicenter Analysis in the Modern MS Treatment Era. Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation 10(3), Mar 2023.

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