Nadia Yusuf, M.D.

Biography : 

Dr. Nadia Yusuf received her M.D. degree from Howard University School of Medicine in 2013. She completed her internship in internal medicine at Howard University Hospital in 2014, and completed her residency in neurology at Georgetown University Hospital in 2017. In June of 2019, she completed a fellowship in movement disorders and dementia at Georgetown. She is board certified in neurology and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Yusuf began practicing with The Neurology Center in September 2019.

Curriculum Vitae : 

CURRICULUM VITAE
Nadia Yusuf, M.D.

 

OFFICE ADDRESS:

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

 

5454 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1720
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

301-562-7200

CITIZENSHIP:

USA

LICENSURE:

Maryland
District of Columbia
 

CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, July 2017

EDUCATION:

 

UNDERGRADUATE

Brown University
Providence, RI
B.S. Psychology

May 2009

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Howard University School of Medicine
Washington, D.C.

May 2013

INTERNSHIP

Howard University Hospital
Preliminary Internal Medicine PGY-1
Washington, D.C.

June 2014

RESIDENCY

Georgetown University Hospital
Neurology Residency PGY-2 through PGY-4
Washington, DC

June 2017

FELLOWSHIP

Georgetown University Hospital,
Movement Disorder and Dementia Fellowship
Washington, DC

June 2019

INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE:

 

06/2010-08/2010

Research Assistant, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Worked alongside Movement Disorders Fellow on psychogenic movement disorder studies.

07/2011-08/2011

Research Assistant, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Worked alongside Movement Disorders Fellow on middle ear myoclonus.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

 

9/01/2019 – present

 

The Neurology Center, PA

HONORS AND AWARDS:

2015     Nominee, String of Pearls Award, nominated by medical students for resident involvement with students and teaching.

2014     Award, Most Outstanding Performance by PGY-1 Resident, Howard University Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Training Program, awarded by vote by program director and training faculty.

2011     Intramural Research Training Award granted by the Department of Health and Human Services to participate in a 6-week research traineeship with the National Institute of Neurological Disorder and Stroke.

2010     Intramural Research Training Award granted by the Department of Health and Human Services to participate in an 8-week research traineeship with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

American Academy of Neurology

 

PUBLICATIONS:

Hida del C Nierenburg MD, Jessica Ailani, MD, Michelle Malloy MALIS, Sara Siavoshi MD, Nancy N. Hu  MD, Nadia Yusuf, MD. (2015). Systematic Review of Preventative and Acute Treatment of Menstrual Migraine. Headache.55(8), 1052-1071.

Kurukumbi, M., Solieman, N., Al-Hamad, S., Bhandary, S., Yusuf, N., & Jayam-Trouth, A. (2014). Prognostication of Electrocardiographic Changes With Status Epilepticus in African American Population. Journal of Neurology Research, 4(2-3), 63-71.

Ellenstein, A., Yusuf, N., & Hallett, M. (2013). Middle Ear Myoclonus: Two Informative Cases and a Systematic Discussion of Myogenic Tinnitus. Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements, 3.

Kranick, S. M., Moore, J. W., Yusuf, N., Martinez, V. T., LaFaver, K., Edwards, M. J., ... & Voon, V. (2013). Action‐effect binding is decreased in motor conversion disorder: Implications for sense of agency. Movement Disorders, 28(8), 1110-1116.

Solieman, N., Yusuf, N., Kurukumbi, M., & Jayam-Trouth, A. (2013). Electrocardiographic Changes in Status Epilepticus in African American Patients (P03. 128). Neurology, 80(Meeting Abstracts 1), P03-128.

Pagan FL, Hebron ML, Wilmarth B, Torres-Yaghi Y, Lawler A, Mundel EE, Yusuf N, Starr NJ, Arellano J, Howard HH, Peyton M, Matar S, Liu X, Fowler AJ, Schwartz SL, Ahn J, Moussa C. (2019). Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of a single dose Nilotinib in individuals with Parkinson's disease.  Pharmacol Res Perspect;7(2).

 

PRESENTATIONS:

05.2017   Medstar Research Symposium, Rockville, MD. Anti-PD1 Antibody Pembrolizumab treatment of Metastatic Thymic Cancer as Antigenic Trigger for Myasthenia Gravis.”

04.2017   AAN Poster Presentation, Boston, MA. “Anti-PD1 Antibody Pembrolizumab treatment of Metastatic Thymic Cancer as Antigenic Trigger for Myasthenia Gravis.”

07.2012   National Medical Association, New Orleans, LA. "Electrocardiographic changes during status epilepticus in African American population."

              08.2011 NIH Summer Research Program, Bethesda, MD.                       “Psychogenic Ear Clicking.”

08.2010 NIH Summer Research Program, Bethesda, MD “Action-Effect Binding in Psychogenic Movement Disorder.”