Katherine Leaver, MD
Medical School: University of Utah School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Brown University
- Cognition in Parkinson’s Disease
- Functional Neurological Disorders
- Global Health Neurology
PUBLICATIONS & ABSTRACTS:
Leaver K, Zhang N, Vogel H, Recht L, Thomas R. Robust response of metastatic glioma to Vemurafenib. Neuro-Oncology Practice. 2015 Sept. Accepted.
Ricks DJ, Rees CA, Osborn K, Crookston B, Leaver K, Merrill S, Velasquez J, Ricks J. Peru’s National Folic Acid Fortification Program and its Effect on Neural Tube Defects. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health. 2012 Dec;32(6):391-8.
LaFrance WC Jr, Leaver KE, Stopa EG, Papandonatos GD, Blum AS. Decreased serum BDNF levels in patients with epileptic and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures. Neurology. 2010 Oct; 75(14): 1285-1291; PMID: 20921514.
Leaver K., Birkholz R., Terpstra J. (2012, November). Burnout Among Medical Students: Protective and Contributive Factors Explored at a Single Institution. Poster presented at: 2012 AAMC Annual Meeting - Research in Medical Education; San Francisco, CA.
Leaver K, Merrill S, Thurber C. (2010, April). Folic Acid Fortification in Peru’s Flour. Poster presented at: 19th Annual Global Health Education Consortium; Cuernavaca, Mexico.
Leaver, K. (2010, April). Drug Use Among Short Term Travelers to Nepal. Poster presented at: 19th Annual Global Health Education Consortium; Cuernavaca, Mexico.
Rees CA, Leaver K, Tadje L, Mayorga G, Ricks DJ, Ricks JH. (2010, April). The Impact of Fortification of Flour with Folic Acid on the Incidence of Neural Tube Defects in Lima, Peru. Poster presented at: 19th Annual Global Health Education Consortium; Cuernavaca, Mexico.
Rees CA, Osborn K, Leaver K. (2011, December). Improving Registries for Neonatal Disease in Peru. Poster presented at: 23rd Annual Institute for Healthcare Improvement; Orlando, FL
Leaver K, LaFrance Jr WC. (2009, October). Decreased serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels in seizure patients. Poster presented at: 134th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association; Baltimore, MD.
2013 Paul Wintrobe Memorial Award
2009 The Matthew Siravo Foundation Research Award
2008 Brown Brain Science Program Neuroscience Award
2007 Research at Brown Award (RAB)