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Lori Billinghurst, MD MSc FRCPC

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
Department: Neurology

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Neurology -CTRB
3501 Civic Center Blvd., 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-2302
Fax: 215-590-2950
BS (Biochemistry)
Trinity College, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1994.
MSc (Neurological Sciences)
McGill University, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1997.
Queen’s University, School of Medicine, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 2001.
Certif (Clinical Research Certificate Program, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Stollery Children’s Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 2001-2003.
Senior Assistant Resident, Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA , 2003-2004.
Resident, Pediatric Neurology, University of Alberta, Stollery Children’s Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada , 2004-2007.
Clinical Research Fellow, Children's Stroke Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Division of Neurology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2007-2009.
Comprehensive Migraine Education Program, American Headache Society, 2015-2015.
USMLE Step 1, 1999.
Licentiate Medical Council of Canada (LMCC), 2002.
Certification, American Board of Pediatrics, 2004.
Certification in Pediatrics Specialty, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 2006.
Certification in Neurology Specialty, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 2008.
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Selected Publications

A. Patel, A. Berg, L. Billinghurst, D. Fain, E. Fecske, T. Feyma, Z. Grinspan, A. Houtrow, S. Kothare, G. Kumar, E. Lee, M. Monduy, D. Morita, C. Szperka, C. Victorio, A. Yeh, J. Buchhalter : Quality improvement in Neurology: Child Neurology Quality Measure set. Neurology 90: 1-7, January 2018.

Billinghurst L, Beslow LA, Abend N, Uohara M, Jastrzab L, Licht DJ, Ichord R. : Incidence and predictors of epilepsy after pediatric arterial ischemic stroke. Neurology 88(7): 630-637, February 2017 Notes: DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000003603.

Bosenbark DD, Krivitzky L, Ichord R, Jastrzab L, Billinghurst L.: Attention and executive functioning profiles in children following perinatal arterial ischemic stroke. Child Neuropsychology 7(1): 1-18, September 2016 Notes: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09297049.2016.1225708.

Bosenbark D, Krivitzky L, Ichord R, Jastrzab L, Billinghurst L.: Clinical predictors of neurocognitive outcomes in children after perinatal arterial ischemic stroke. Pediatric Neurology January 2017 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2017.01.014.

Petrov D, Uohara MY, Ichord R, Lang S-S, Ali Z, Jastrzab L, Billinghurst L.: Pediatric cerebral sinovenous thrombosis following cranial surgery. Child's Nervous System. Springer, January 2017 Notes: DOI: 10.1007/s00381-016-3329-2. http://rdcu.be/oxFt.

Uohara MY, Beslow LA, Billinghurst LL, Jones B, Kessler S, Licht DJ, Ichord RN. : Incidence of recurrence of posterior circulation childhood arterial ischemic stroke: A prospective cohort JAMA Neurol January 2017 Notes: DOI: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.5166.

Binenbaum G, Reid JE, Rogers DL, Jensen A, Billinghurst LL, Forbes BJ.: Patterns of retinal hemorrhage associated with pediatric cerebral sinovenous thrombosis. J AAPOS 21: 23-27, January 2017 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2016.10.004.

Richer L, Billinghurst L, Linsdell MA, Russell K, Vandermeer B, Crumley E, Durec T, Klassen TP, Hartling L: Drugs for treating acute migraine headaches in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. The Cochrane Library: Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group 4(1), April 2016 Notes: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005220.pub2.

Gmuca S, Boos MD, Treece M, Narula S, Billinghurst L, Bhatti T, Laje P, Perman MJ, Vossough A, Harding B, Burnham J, Banwell B.: Degos disease mimicking primary vasculitis of the CNS. Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation 3(2): e206, April 2016 Notes: DOI: 10.​1212/​NXI.​0000000000000206.

Pringsheim T, Doja A, Gorman D, McKinlay D, Day L, Billinghurst L, Carroll A, Dion Y, Luscombe S,Steeves T, Sandor P.: Canadian guidelines for the evidence-based treatment of tic disorders: pharmacotherapy. Can J Psych 57( 3): 133-143, March 2012.

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