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Faculty

Erin Willis, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Sections

  • Neurology

Specialties

  • Neurology

Contact Information

  • Email: WillisErinW@uams.edu
    Phone: 501-364-1850
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202

Education

  • B.S., University of Central Arkansas, 2003
  • M.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2007

Training

  • Resident, Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2007-2009
  • Resident, Child Neurology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2009-2012

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Psychiatry & Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Recent Honors

  • Jess R. Nickols Award-awarded to the resident who showed consistent compassion and dedication to the Veterans of Arkansas, 2011
  • Caroline Duncan Award, Southern Pediatric Neurology Society Meeting, Southern Pediatric Neurology Society, 2012
  • Resident scholarship to the Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, CMSC, San Diego, CA, CMSC, 2012
  • Elected to Arkansas Leadership Council for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2016

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Samanta, D., Willis E. Focal seizure associated with human parvovirus B19 infection in a non-encephalopathic child.. World J Pediatr 2016 Feb; 12(1):118-20.
  • Journal Article, Samanta, D., Willis E. Rapid improvement of the confusional state and electroencephalography after spinal tap in a patient with headache and neurologic deficits with cerebrospinal fluid lymphocytosis (HaNDL) syndrome.. Neurol India 2015 Nov-Dec; 63(6):978-9.
  • Journal Article, Samanta, D., Ramakrishnaiah, R., Willis, E., Frye RE. Myoclonic epilepsy evolved into West syndrome: a patient with novel de novo KCNQ2 mutation. Acta Neurologica Belgica 2015 Sep; 115(3):475-8.
  • Journal Article, Bradley, L., Bahgat, D., Sharp, G., Willis, E. Disconnective himisphrectomy for medically intractable status epilepticus in an 8 year old child. J of the AR Med Society 2015 112(6):86-87.
  • Journal Article, Willis, E., Ramakrishnaiah, R., Archer, R. Neuromyelitis Spectrum Disorder in a Pediatric Patient. J of the AR Med Society 2015 July;
  • Journal Article, Sharp, G., Samanta, D., Willis, E. Options for Pharmacoresistant Epilepsy in Children: When Medications Don't Work. Pediatr Ann. 2015 Feb; 44(2):e43-e48.
  • Journal Article, Willis, E., Samanta, D. Paroxysmal Nonepileptic Spells in Adolescence. J Pediatr Epilepsy 2015 4:118-122.
  • Journal Article, Samanta, D., Willis, E. Generalized Epilepsy Syndromes of Adolescence. J Pediatr Epilepsy 2015 4(3):096-101.
  • Journal Article, Samanta, D., Willis, E. Syndrome of transient headache and Neurological deficits with cerebrospinal fluid lymphocytosis (HaNDL) - a rare pediatric headache syndrome. Neurology India 2015 July;
  • Journal Article, Samanta, D., Willis, E. Electroencephalographic findings in KBG syndrome: a child with novel mutation in ANKRD 11 gene. Acta Neurologica Belgica 2015 Dec; 115(4):779-82.

Recent Grant Awards

  • A two-year, double-blind, randomized, multicenter, active-controlled study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of fingolimod administered orally once daily versus interferon once weekly in pediatric patients with multiple sclerosis, Novartis, FTY720D, 2014-05-14 00:00:00-2017-09-30 00:00:00

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