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Healthcare Directory—Gretchen L. Birbeck MD

Last directory upload November-06-2018

Gretchen L. Birbeck MD

 
Gretchen L. Birbeck MD

Specialties:
Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology

Medical School / Professional School:
University of Chicago, The Pritzker School of Medicine

Certifications:
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology-Neurology

Professor Birbeck was graduate Phi Beta Kappa and with honors from Indiana University in Chemistry and Psychology with a Neuroscience focus before she attended medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. She received her MD from Pritzker, graduating Alpha Omega Alpha and with Honors while also receiving the University of Chicago Excellence Award in Neurology. After completing her Internal Medicine internship and Neurology residency training at the Johns Hopkins Hospitals, Professor Birbeck was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar in Health Services Research at UCLA during which time she obtained a Masters in Public Health (Epidemiology). Her additional post graduate training includes an Epilepsy/EEG Fellowship with Dr. Peter Kaplan at Johns Hopkins Bayview Hopsital. In 2006, she attended the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene obtaining her Diploma in Tropical Medicine (DTMH) with honors. From 2000-2013, she served on the faculty for Michigan State University where she founded the International Neurologic & Psychiatric Epidemiology Program. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Neurologic Association and the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. She has received several awards including Michigan State University's Humanism Award, The Kellogg Foundation's Outreach Scholars Award, the Women Leaders in Medicine Award from the American Medical Student's Association, and the C Peter Magrath Community Engagement Award. She is a US Paul Rogers Society Ambassador for Global Health Research and in 2013, the International League against Epilepsy recognized her as an Ambassador for Epilepsy. In 2013, she joined the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester with adjunct appointments in the School of Public Health and the Center for Experimental Therapeutics. She also holds adjunct faculty positions with the University of Zambia and the University of KwaZulu Natal.


Location(s)

Strong Neurology Department

601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester New York 14642
Monroe County
Phone: 585-275-1200
Fax:      585-756-5189

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Strong Memorial Hospital (Neurology Department)

919 Westfall Road Building C Suite 220
Rochester New York 14618
Monroe County
Phone: 585-275-9835
Fax:      585-276-1278

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Strong Neurology Department

919 Westfall Road Building C Suite 220
Rochester New York 14618
Monroe County
Phone: 585-275-2808
Fax:      585-275-3683

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Strong Memorial Hospital (Neurology Department)

601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester New York 14642
Monroe County
Phone: 585-275-1200
Fax:      585-756-5189

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Strong Memorial Hospital (Psychiatric Clinical Group)

200 East River Road
Rochester New York 14623
Monroe County
Phone: 585-279-7800
Fax:      585-256-1901

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Strong Neurology Department

200 East RIver Road
Rochester New York 14623
Monroe County
Phone: 585-275-2808
Fax:      585-275-3683

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