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Sarah E. Hopkins, MD, MSPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Co-Director, Penn/CHOP Agespan MS/Neuroinflammatory Disorders Fellowship
Section Head, Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroinflammatory Disorders, Division of Neurology Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Visiting Physician, International Medicine Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Neurology
Colket Building, 3501 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1719
Fax: 215-590-1771
Education:
B.S. (Biology, minor in secondary education)
Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, 1996.
M.S.P.H. (Epidemiology)
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1997.
none (Epidemiology Intern (summer during public health training))
GA Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1997.
M.D.
University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR, 2004.
Post-Graduate Training
Residency, Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2004-2006.
Residency, Child Neurology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2006-2009.
Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, 2010.
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Selected Publications

Margaret M. Cortese, Anita K. Kambhampati, Jennifer E. Schuster, Zaid Alhinai,Gary R. Nelson, Gloria J. Guzman Perez-Carrillo, Arastoo Vossough, Michael A. Smit, Robert C. McKinstry, Timothy Zinkus, Kevin R. Moore, Jeffrey M. Rogg, Meghan S. Candee, James J. Sejvar, Sarah E. Hopkins : A ten-year retrospective evaluation of acute flaccid myelitis at 5 pediatric centers in the United States, 2005–2014. PLOS One February 2020 Notes: Published: February 13, 2020 • https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0228671

Hardy D, Hopkins SE: Update on acute flaccid myelitis: recognition, reporting, aetiology and outcomes Archives of Disease in Childhood Feb 2020 Notes: Published Online First: 10 February 2020.

Matesanz S, McGuire J, Hopkins, S.: Acute Flaccid Myelitis: Characteristics and Outcomes of 2014 and 2016 Cases at a Single Center. Journal of Pediatrics 215(1): 272-276, Dec 2019.

Ayers T, Lopez A, Lee A, Kambhampati A, Nix WA, Henderson E, Rogers S, Weldon WC, Oberste MS, Sejvar J, Hopkins SE, Pallansch MA, Routh JA, Patel M.: Acute Flaccid Myelitis in the United States: 2015-2017. Pediatrics 144(5), November 2019.

Tantsis Esther M, Prelog Kristina, Alper Gulay, Benson Leslie, Gorman Mark, Lim Ming, Mohammad Shekeeb S, Ramanathan Sudarshini, Brilot Fabienne, Dale Russell C: Magnetic resonance imaging in enterovirus-71, myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibody, aquaporin-4 antibody, and multiple sclerosis-associated myelitis in children. Developmental medicine and child neurology 61(9): 1108-1116, Sept 2019.

Priyanka Uprety, Darcy Curtis, Michael Elkan, Jeffrey Fink, Ramakrishnan Rajagopalan, Chunyu Zhao, Kyle Bittinger, Stephanie Mitchell, Erlinda R. Ulloa, Sarah Hopkins, and Erin H. Graf: Enterovirus D68 Surveillance, Association with Acute Flaccid Myelitis and Whole Genome Investigation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 2009-2018. Emerging Infectious Diseases 25(9): 1676-1682, August 2019.

Hopkins S, Yeshokumar A, Hayes L, Farias-Moeller R, Benson L : Misdiagnosis of AFM: Establishing the need for first line provider education American Academy of Neurology May 2019 Notes: Platform Presentation at American Academy of Neurology, 2019, Philadelphia, PA.

Messacar Kevin, Sillau Stefan, Hopkins Sarah E, Otten Catherine, Wilson-Murphy Molly, Wong Brian, Santoro Jonathan D, Treister Andrew, Bains Harlori K, Torres Alcy, Zabrocki Luke, Glanternik Julia R, Hurst Amanda L, Martin Jan A, Schreiner Teri, Makhani Naila, DeBiasi Roberta L, Kruer Michael C, Tremoulet Adriana H, Van Haren Keith, Desai Jay, Benson Leslie A, Gorman Mark P, Abzug Mark J, Tyler Kenneth L, Dominguez Samuel R: Safety, tolerability, and efficacy of fluoxetine as an antiviral for acute flaccid myelitis. Neurology 92(18): e2118-e2126, April 2019.

Hopkins Sarah E, Elrick Matthew J, Messacar Kevin: Acute Flaccid Myelitis-Keys to Diagnosis, Questions About Treatment, and Future Directions. JAMA pediatrics 173(2): 117-118, Feb 2019.

McKay Susannah L, Lee Adria D, Lopez Adriana S, Nix W Allan, Dooling Kathleen L, Keaton Amelia A, Spence-Davizon Emily, Herlihy Rachel, Clark Thomas A, Hopkins Sarah E, Pastula Daniel M, Sejvar James, Oberste M Steven, Pallansch Mark A, Patel Manisha, Routh Janell A: Increase in Acute Flaccid Myelitis - United States, 2018. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report 67(45): 1273-1275, Nov 2018.

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