C. Debbie Lin, M.D.

Biography : 

Dr. C. Debbie Lin received her M.D. degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2002. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC in 2003 and completed her residency in Neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota in 2006. In June 2007 she completed a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, MD. Board Certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, she is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and is fluent in Mandarin.

Curriculum Vitae : 
OFFICE ADDRESS:

The Neurology Center, P.A.
1201 Seven Locks Road
Suite 101
Rockville, MD 20854

20410 Observation Drive
Suite 102
Germantown, MD 20876

BUSINESS
TELEPHONE:
(301) 562-7200
CITIZENSHIP: USA
LICENSURE: Maryland
District of Columbia
CERTIFICATION:

Board Certified in Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2007

Board Certified in Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2009

EDUCATION:  
UNDERGRADUATE The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania 
Bachelor of Science in Science
June 1996 to June 1998
MEDICAL SCHOOL Jefferson Medical College
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Medical Doctor
August 1998 to June 2002
INTERNSHIP Georgetown University Hospital
Department of Internal Medicine
Washington, DC
Medicine Internship
June 2002 to June 2003
RESIDENCY Mayo Clinic 
Department of Neurology
Rochester, Minnesota
6 month resident fellowship in Clinical Electrophysiology
July 2004 to December 2004

Mayo Clinic 
Department of Neurology
Rochester, Minnesota
Neurology Residency
June 2003 to June 2006

FELLOWSHIP: Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions 
Department of Neurology
Baltimore, Maryland
Clinical Neurophysiology – EMG/IOM track fellowship
July 2006 – June 2007
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: The Neurology Center, P.A.
July 2007 - present
HONORS & AWARDS: Medical School
May 2000 - American Brachytherapy Society Traveling Research Grant
1998-1999 - Fisher Scholarship 
2000-2002 - Measey Scholarship
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES: American Medical Association – Student member 1998 – 2002
– Resident member 2002 – 2006
American Academy of Neurology – Junior Member 2002 – Present
– Neuromuscular subsection member 2005 – Present
EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES: Teaching Activities

Medical School
April, 2000
Pathology Conference
Jefferson Medical College
Sturge Weber Syndrome – pathologic findings

Residency 
Dec. 18, 2003
Pediatric Case Conference
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Tourette Syndrome

Jan. 13, 2004
Neurology Resident Journal Club
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus – predictors of response. 

March 26, 2004
Pediatric Teaching Conference
Nemours Children Clinic – Jacksonville, Florida
Acute and Chronic Inflammatory Polyneuropathies
June 8, 2004
Visiting Professor Resident Teaching Conference
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Case presentation of herpes encephalitis

Oct. 1, 2004
Clinical Neurophysiology Conference 
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Inclusion Body Myositis – case presentation

Dec. 18, 2004
Clinical Neurophysiology Conference 
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Benign fasciculations – case presentation

Professional development activities

Feb. 15, 2005
Neurotoxin Injection Seminar
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Uses of Botox injection and workshop on how to inject Botox.

Leadership/Volunteer Activity 

Medical School
August 1998 - June 1999
JeffMom Program
Jefferson Medical College Philadelphia
Provided assistance and support for expecting mothers from the first prenatal visit to the delivery of the baby.

September 1998 - June 1999
Admissions Committee
Jefferson Medical College Philadelphia
Provided campus tours to perspective medical students and interviewed potential medical student candidates. 

August 1999 - June 2000
Student Affairs Co-chairperson
Jefferson Medical College Philadelphia
Represented the student population in the monthly student affairs meeting and organized International Day 2000 which helped to promote cultural diversity. 

June 2000- October 2000
Freshmen Assistance Committee
Jefferson Medical College Philadelphia
Helped incoming freshmen with adjustment to medical school and to life in Philadelphia. 

Residency
July 2004 - June 2005
Outreach Neurology Clinic
Mayo Clinic - Owatonna
Owatonna, Minnesota 
Providing general neurology outpatient care for the Owatonna patients

PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS
  1. Dicker AP. Lin CC. Leeper DB. Waterman FM. Isotope selection for permanent prostate implants? An evaluation of 103Pd versus 125I based on radiobiological effectiveness and dosimetry. Presented at: The American Medical Student Association Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, March, 2000
  2. Dicker AP. Lin CC. Leeper DB. Waterman FM. Isotope selection for permanent prostate implants? An evaluation of 103Pd versus 125I based on radiobiological effectiveness and dosimetry. Presented at: The American Brachytherapy Society Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, May 19-21, 2000.
  3. Dicker AP. Lin CC. Leeper DB. Waterman FM. Isotope selection for permanent prostate implants? An evaluation of 103Pd versus 125I based on radiobiological effectiveness and dosimetry. Presented at: The American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Annual Meeting. Boston, MA, October 22-26, 2000
  4. Lin CC. Kenyon L. Hyslop T. Hammond E. Andrews DW. Curran WJ Jr. Dicker AP. Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression in human meningioma as a function of tumor grade. Presented at: The American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL, May 18-21, 2002
  5. Lin CD. Meyer FB. Boes CJ. O’Neill BP. Solitary Glioblastoma Multiforme Spinal Drop Metastasis. Presented at: The American Society of Neuroimaging 29th Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, March 2-5, 2006.
  6. Lin CD. Spinner R. Dyck PJ. Krauss Dyck PJB. Diagnostic Yield of Rootlet Biopsy. Presented at: The American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA , April 1-8, 2006.
  7. Lin C.C. Mitchell S.E. Gutierrez S. Sepkuty J.P. Abstract submitted for presentation at: The American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting. Boston, MA , April 28-May 5, 2007
RESEARCH ACTIVITIES "Neurophysiologic monitoring of peripheral vascular embolization procedures." August 2006 – present. 
Mentor: Jehuda P. Sepkuty MD, PhD 
I am responsible for developing research plan and IRB submission, chart review, data analysis and manuscript preparation.
PUBLICATIONS Original articles 
  1. Dicker AP. Lin CC. Leeper DB. Waterman FM. Isotope selection for permanent prostate implants? An evaluation of 103Pd versus 125I based on radiobiological effectiveness and dosimetry. Seminars in Urologic Oncology. 18(2):152-9, 2000 May.
  2. Lin CC. Kenyon L. Hyslop T. Hammond E. Andrews DW. Curran WJ Jr. Dicker AP. Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression in human meningioma as a function of tumor grade. American Journal of Clinical Oncology. 26(4):S98-102, 2003 Aug.
  3. Junna M. Lin CC. Espinosa R. Rabinstein AA. TPA in Embolic Stroke secondary to Infective Endocarditis – a case report. Submitted to Neurocritical care journal.
  4. Van Gompel, JJ. Lin CC. Meissner I. Case report: floating basiler artery; an interesting clinical dilemma. (Awaiting submission.)
  5. Lin CC. Renaud D. Coenzyme Q10 Deficiency: finding on conventional MR imaging and functional imaging – a case report. (In preparation).
  6. Lin CC. Spinner RJ. Krause W.E. Dyck PJ. Dyck PJB. Diagnostic yield of nerve rootlet biopsy. (In preparation).
  7. Lin CC. Mitchell SE. Gutierrez S. Sepkuty JP. Neurophysiologic monitoring of peripheral vascular embolization procedures. (In preparation).

Abstracts

  1. Lin CC. Kenyon L. Hyslop T. Hammond E. Andrews DW. Curran WJ Jr. Dicker AP. Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression in human meningioma as a function of tumor grade. 2002 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting Programs/Proceedings.