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Pamela Pojomovsky McDonnell, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Academic Clinician, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1719
Education:
BS (Neurobiological Studies)
University of Florida, 2005.
MS (Physiology and Biophysics)
Georgetown University, 2006.
MD
Drexel University College of Medicine, 2010.
Post-Graduate Training
Pediatric intern, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, 2010-2011.
Pediatric Resident, Saint Christopher's Hospital for Children, 2011-2012.
Child Neurology Resident, Columbia University Medical Center, 2012-2015.
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow, Drexel University College of Medicine , 2015-2016.
Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology- Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, 2015.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Epilepsy , 2016.
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Selected Publications

Molisani, Sara; Parikh, Darshana; DiGiovine, Marissa; Dlugos, Dennis; Fitzgerald, Mark; Fried, Lawrence; Helbig, Ingo; Kessler, Sudha; McDonnell, Pamela; Melamed, Susan; Prelack, Marisa; Sharif, Uzma; Tefft, Sarah; Tencer, Jaclyn; Witzman, Stephanie; Shaw, Kathy; Abend, Nicholas: A quality improvement initiative to improve folic acid supplementation counseling for adolescent females with epilepsy. Epilepsia 2023.

Benedetta Kassabian, Christina Dühring Fenger, Marjolaine WILLEMS, Angel Aledo-Serrano, Tarja Linnankivi, Pamela Pojomovsky Mcdonnell, Laina Lusk, Birgit Susanne Jepsen, Michael Bayat, Anja Kattentidt, Anna Abulí Vidal, Gabriel Valero-Lopez, Helena Alarcon-Martinez, Kimberly Goodspeed, Marjon Van Slegtenhorst, Tahsin Stefan Barakat, Rikke Steensbjerre Møller, Katrine M Johannesen, Guido Rubboli: Intrafamilial variability in SLC6A1-related neurodevelopmental disorders. Frontiers in Neuroscience, section Neurodevelopment 2023.

Christina L. Szperka MD, MSCE, Stephanie Witzman BA, Svetlana Ostapenko MS, John T. Farrar MD, MSCE, PhD, Jesse Yenchih Hsu PhD, Carrie P. Malavolta MSN, MBE, Janille D. Bunney CCRP, Erin M. Bange MD, MSCE, Carlyn Patterson Gentile MD, PhD, Gerardo Velasquez BS, Blanca Marquez de Prado PhD, Mahgenn Cosico BS, Meyeon Lee MD, Pamela Pojomovsky McDonnell MD, Marisa S. Prelack MD, Madeline Chadehumbe MD, Donna J. Stephenson MD, Elizabeth Kichula MD, Scott C. Tomaine DO, Andrew D. Hershey MD PhD.: Patient headache questionnaires can improve headache diagnosis and treatment in children. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain 2023.

Shridhar Parthasarathy, Sarah M Ruggiero, Fernanda C Soardi, Bethânia F R Ribeiro, Douglas E V Pires, David B Ascher, Alain Schmitt, Caroline Rambaud, Hongbo M Xie, Laina Lusk, Olivia Wilmarth, Pam Pojomovsky McDonnell, Olivia A Juarez, Cyril Mignot, Domitille Gras, Caroline Nava, Samuel Pierce, Boris Keren, Benjamin Kennedy, Antoinette Gelot, Sergio D J Pena, Ingo Helbig, Vishnu Anand Cuddapah: A recurrent de novo splice site variant involving DNM1 alternative exon 10a causes developmental and epileptic encephalopathy through a dominant-negative mechanism. The American Journal of Human Genetics 2022.

J. Hart, MD; M. Blackstone, MD; V. Scheid, MD; T. Kaur, MD; S. Haas, MD; P. Mcdonnell, MD: L. Fried, MD; J. Burns, MD; K. Murphy, D: Emergency Department and Inpatient Clinical Pathway for Evaluation/Treatment of Children with Febrile Seizures Without Neurologic Disease. Clinical Pathways (https://www.chop.edu/clinical-pathway/febrile-seizures-without-known-seizure-disorder-emergency-and-inpatient-clinical-pathway) 2020.

Pamela Pojomovsky McDonnell, edited by Maria Rodriguez Original authos Christina Bergqvist et al.: El manual de la Dieta Cetogenica (Spanish translation of the Ketogenic Diet Manual). The Children's Hospital of Philadephia - Department of Neurology 2017.

McDonnell, Pamela Pojomovsky and Dougherty, Michelle: Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy. Practical Neurology Page: 46-8, March 2016.

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Last updated: 11/27/2023
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