Jenna Klotz, MD


Medical school: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 2008-2012

Graduate school: University of Cincinnati, MS Physiology, 2008

Undergraduate: College of William and Mary, 1998-2002


  • Pediatric neuromuscular and movement disorders
  • Infectious diseases
  • Advocacy
  • Medical education 


Klotz J, Porter BE, Colas C, Schlessinger A, Pajor AM. "Mutations in the Na(+)/citrate cotransporter NaCT (SLC13A5) in pediatric patients with epilepsy and developmental delay." Mol Med. 2016;22.

Klotz J and Crawford-Jakubiak JE. “Identifying At Risk Youth By Creating Safe and Confidential Environments.” American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Leadership Forum, 2015.

Nagata JM, Charville GW, Klotz JM, Wickremasinghe W, Kann D, Schwenk HT, Longhurst CA. “Bordetella petrii sinusitis in an immunocompromised adolescent.” The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2015;34(4):458.

Wallenstein MB, Burgener EB, Klotz J, Kerner JA. “Index of Suspicion: Lactic Acidosis and Cardiovascular Collapse in a Teen with Ulcerative Colitis.” Pediatrics in Review. 2014; 35(10):439-46.

Klotz J. “Creating Usable and Accessible Play Spaces for Children with Special Needs: Summary of findings from focus groups and expert interviews with community stakeholders in East Palo Alto.” Presented at the City of East Palo Alto Planning Commission Meeting, East Palo Alto, CA, July 14, 2014.

Klotz J, “Infectious Diseases Clinical Rounds: Malaria.” Presented at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, March 5, 2014.

Klotz JM, Johnson MD, Wu SW, Isaacs KM, Gilbert DL. “Relationship between Reaction Time Variability and Motor Skill Development in ADHD.” Child Neuropsychology. 2012;18(6):576-85.

Wu SW, O’Malley JA, Klotz JM, Gilbert DL. “Novel automated goniometer quantification of motor speed and dysrhythmia in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.” Third International Symposium on Paediatric Movement Disorders, Barcelona, Spain, February 24-25, 2011.

Klotz J, Johnson MD, Carvalho N, Kao E, Gilbert DL. ”Motor Signs and Reaction Times Mature More Slowly in ADHD Children.” Presented at the 51st Annual National Student Research Forum, Galveston, TX, April 22-23, 2010.

Klotz JM, Carvalho NR, Gilbert DL. “Electroencephalographic monitoring during hypothermia after pediatric cardiac arrest.” Neurology. 2010 Feb 2;74(5):438. Letter to the Editor.


Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Community and Advocacy Grant, 2013

Samuel A. Trufant Award for excellence in the field of Neurology, 2012

University of Cincinnati Medical College Alumni Award, 2012

Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2011

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2011

American Medical Association Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship, 2011

Spirit of Community Award, 2010

Pharmacology Recognition Award, 2010

McGraw-Hill Publishing Award, 2009

Physiology Award, 2009

Mark A. Snowdon Memorial Award, 2008