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Joan A. Conry, MD

The Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine

Epilepsy, Neurophysiology, and Critical Care Neurology

Clinical Electroneurodiagnostic Program
Epilepsy - Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program (CPEP)
Epilepsy Surgical Program
Evoked Response Program
Newly Diagnosed Seizure Clinic
Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Program

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Specialties: Epilepsy

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Child Neuro
American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Neurophysio
National Provider Identifier1194819201

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Washington University St. Louis, MOBachelor of Science 1969 -1973
Medical School Texas Tech University School of Medicine Lubbock, TXDoctor of Medicine 1973 -1977
National & International Recognitions
Award for Medical Student ExcellenceLange Publications1976

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology1999 - 2009
MemberChild Neurology Society1991 - 2009
MemberAmerican Sleep Disorders Association1991 - 2009
MemberAmerican Epilepsy Society1983 - 2009
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal InvestigatorA Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study, with Optional Open-Label Continuation, of the Efficacy and Safety of Vanquix Auto-Injector (Diazepam Injection) for the Management of Selected, Refractory, Patients with Epilepsy who require Intermittent Medical Intervention to Control Episodes of Acute Repetitive SeizuresKing Pharmaceuticals2006
Principal InvestigatorUse of Nitrazepam for the Treatment of Refractory Seizures Under the Compassionate Plea ProgramNone1993
Principal InvestigatorThe Use Medications which are Not Available in the United States for Treatment of Refractory Seizures and Movement DisordersNone2003
Read more about the research interests of Joan A. Conry
Journal Article, Vossler, D.G., Conry, J.A., Murphy, J.V. (2008), Zonisamide for the treatment of myoclonic seizures in progressive myoclonic epilepsy: an open-label study, Epileptic Disorders, 10, 1, 31-34.

Journal Article, Pearl, P.L., Conry, J.A., Yaun, A., Taylor, J.L., Heffron, A.M., Sigman, M., Tsuchida, T.N., Elling, N.J., Bruce, D.A., Gaillard, W.D. (2008), Misidentification of vagus nerve stimulator for intravenous access and other major adverse events, Pediatric Neurology, 38, 4, 248-251.

Journal Article, Fountain, N.B., Conry, J.A., Rodriguez-Leyva, I., Gutierrez-Moctezuma, J., Salas, E., Coupez, R., Stockis, A., Lu, Z.S. (2007), Prospective assessment of levetiracetam pharmacokinetics dosing during dose escalation in 4-12 year old children with partial onset seizures on concomitant carbamazepine or Valproate, Epilepsy Research, 74, 1, 60-60.

Journal Article, Gaillard, W.D., Berl, M.M., Moore, E.N., Ritzl, E.K., Rosenberger, L.R., Weinstein, S.L., Conry, J.A., Pearl, P.L., Ritter, F.F., Sato, S., Vezina, L.G., Vaidya, C.J., Wiggs, E., Fratalli, C., Risse (2007), Atypical language in lesional and nonlesional complex partial epilepsy, Neurology, 69, 18, 1761-1771.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Salpekar, J.A., Foster, L., Cushner-Weinstein, S., Conry, J.A., Yaun, A., Tsuchida, T., Heath, C., Pearl, P.L., Berl, M., Weinstein, S.L., Bruce, D., Gaillard, W.D. (2007), Psychiatric Profiles of Presurgical Pediatric Epilepsy Patients, Poster session presented at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

Conference Presentation - Poster, Conry, J., Ng, Y., Collins, S., Bradt, J., Stolle, J., Tracy, K., Riley, B. (2007), Safety and Efficacy of Clobazam, a novel 1,5- Benzodiazepine, in the Treatment of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Poster session presented at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting

Journal Article, Gaillard, W.D., Weinstein, S.L., Conry, J., Pearl, P.L., Fazilat, S., Vezina, L.G., Reeves-Tyer, P., Theodore, W.H. (2007), Prognosis of Children with Partial epilepsy: MRI and Serial 18FDG-PET, Neurology, 68, 9, 665-669.

Journal Article, Cushner-Weinstein, S., Berl, M., Salpekar, J.A., Johnson, J.L., Pearl, P.L., Conry, J.A., Kolodgie, M., Scully, A., Gailard, W.D., Weinstein, S.L. (2007), The Benefits of a Camp Designed for Children with Epilepsy: Evaluating Adaptive Behaviors Over 3 Years, Epilepsy Behavior, 10, 1, 170-178.

Journal Article, Salpekar, J.A., Conry, J.A., Doss, W., Cushner-Weinstein, S., Pearl, P.L., Weinstein, S.L., Gaillard, W.D. (2006), Clinical Experience with Anticonvulsant Medication in Pediatric Epilepsy and Comorbid Bipolar Spectrum Disorder, Epilepsy Behavior, 9, 2, 327-334.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Kolodgie, M.K., Scully, A.S., Conry, J.A., Salprkar, J.A., Renuart, A.R. (2006), Can Children with Epilepsy and Developmental Delay Learn to Swallow Depakote Extended Release Tablets?, Poster session presented at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA

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