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Danielle Sandsmark, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Department of Neurology
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St
3 West Gates Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.A. (Molecular Biology)
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 2001.
Ph.D. (Neurosciences)
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2006.
M.D. (Medical Doctorate)
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2008.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 2008-2009.
Resident, Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2009-2012.
Fellow, Neurocritical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2012-2014.
American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, 2013.
United Council for Neurological Subspecialties, 2015.
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Selected Publications

Margalit Haber1, Franck Amyot2,3, Kimbra Kenney2,3,4, Tawny Meredith-Duliba1, Carol Moore3, Jamie Podell1, Erika Silverman4, Yi-Yu Chou3, Dzung L. Pham3, Ramon Diaz-Arrastia1, Danielle Sandsmark: Vascular Abnormalities within Normal Appearing Tissue in Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury J Neurotrauma (in review) 2018.

Sandsmark, DK Kumar, MK Diaz-Arrastia, R: "Biomarkers" Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, Third Edition. Jonathan Silver, MD Thomas W. McAllister, MD David B. Arciniegas, MD (eds.). 2018.

Sandsmark DK, Elliott JE, Lim MM.: Sleep-Wake Disturbances After Traumatic Brain Injury: Synthesis of Human and Animal Studies. Sleep 40(5), May 2017 Notes: 10.1093/sleep/zsx044 PMID 28329120

Siegler JE, Marcaccio C, Nawalinski K, Quattrone F, Sandsmark DK, Maloney-Wilensky E, Frangos S, Levine JM, Stein SC, Kasner SE, Kumar MA: Elevated Red Cell Distribution Width is Associated with Cerebral Infarction in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Neurocrit Care 26(1): 26-33, Feb 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s12028-016-0306-2. PMID: 27530692.

Wiebe DJ, Nance ML, Houseknecht E, Grady M, Otto N, Sandsmark D, Master CL.: Ecologic momentary assessment to determine symptom progression and the physical and cognitive activities of patients daily following concussion. JAMA Pediatrics 170(11): 1108-1110, Nov 2016.

Sandsmark Danielle K: Clinical Outcomes after Traumatic Brain Injury. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports 16(6): 52, Jun 2016.

Sandsmark Danielle K, Kumar Monisha A, Woodward Catherine S, Schmitt Sarah E, Park Soojin, Lim Miranda M: Sleep Features on Continuous Electroencephalography Predict Rehabilitation Outcomes After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 31(2): 101-7, Mar-Apr 2016.

Ramchand P and Sandsmark DK: Intracranial Pressure Monitoring. Neurologic and Systemic Monitoring in Neurocritical Care Joshua Levine, MD (eds.). 2016 Notes: In press.

Sandsmark Danielle K, Kasner Scott E: Response to Letter Regarding Article, "Proteinuria, but Not eGFR, Predicts Stroke Risk in Chronic Kidney Disease: Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study". Stroke 46(11): e240, Nov 2015.

Chugh C, Nyirjesy S C, Nawalinski K P, Sandsmark D K, Frangos S, Maloney-Wilensky E, Stein S C, Levine J M, Kasner S E, Kumar M A: Red Blood Cell Distribution Width is Associated with Poor Clinical Outcome After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Pilot Study. Neurocritical Care 23(2): 217-24, Oct 2015.

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