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Uzma Sharif Assistant Professor of Neurology (Clinical)

Pediatric Neurologist with fellowship training in Epilepsy. Additional interests are: fetal/neonatal neurology, pediatric medical ethics/end of life issues, neuroprotection. More recent interest has been telemedicine and medical marijuana for intractable epilepsy. Also teach parents how to be their child's best advocate and teach epileptic teenagers to own their epilepsy so they grow up to be informed patients with a fulfilling, and well adjusted adult life

Brown Affiliations

scholarly work




1. Sharif U.M, Kuban K.C.K. Prenatal intracranial hemorrhage and neurological complications in alloimmune thrombocytopenia. J Child Neurol. 2001 Nov;16(11):838-42. PMID: 11732770


2. Hayflick SJ, Penzien JM, Michl W, Sharif U.M, Rosman NP, Wheeler PG. Cranial MRI changes may precede symptoms in Hallervorden-Spatz Syndrome. Pediatr Neurol. 2001 Aug;25 (2):166-9. PMID: 11551748


3. R.R. Clancy, U. Sharif, R. Ichord, J.W. Gaynor, T.L. Spray, S. Nicholson, S. Tabbutt, G. Wernovsky. Electrographic Neonatal  Seizures After Newborn Heart Surgery. Epilepsia. 2005 Jan;46(1):84-90. PMID: 15660772


4. N. P. Rosman, Douglass LM, U. Sharif, Paolini J. The Neurology of Benign Paroxysmal Torticollis of Infancy: Report of 10 New Cases and Review of the Literature. J Child Neurol. 2009 Feb;24(2):155-60. PubMed: 19182151


5. T. Gross Kelly, U. Sharif, J. Southern, H. Segall. An Unusual Case of Hydranencephaly Presenting with an Anterior Midline Cyst, a Posterior Calcified Mass, Cerebellar Hypoplasia and Occlusion of the Posterior Cerebral Arteries. Pediatric Radiology. Nov 2010. Volume: 41, Issue: 2, Pages: 274-277 PubMed: 21104240



Ronen GM et al. Disease characteristics and

psychosocial factors: explaining the expression quality

of life in childhood epilepsy.  Epilepsy Behav 2010.

May;18(1-2):88-93. PMID: 20478747. Site