Department of Neurology

LynnJoanneAssociate Dean of Student Life
Clinical and Neurology Professor
Staff Neurologist of Neuroimmunology

Department of Neurology
College of Medicine

395 W. 12th Ave.
7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43210
Appointment Phone: 614-293-4969
Fax: 614-293-6111
 
Research Interests:

  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Transverse myelitis

Selected Publications (since 2000):
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Alcamo AM, Davids AR, Way DP, Lynn DJ, Vandre DD. 2010. The Impact of a Peer-Designed and -Led USMLE step 1 Review Course: Improvement in Preparation and Scores. Academic Medicine. Vol. 85, no. 10. (October): S45-S48. (IF: 1.94).

Sierles F, Brodkey A, Cleary L, McCurdy FA, Mintz M, Frank J, Lynn DJ, Chao J, Morgenstern B, Shore W, Woodard J. 2009. Relationships Between Drug Company Representatives and Medical Students: Medical School Policies and Attitudes of Student Affairs Deans and Third-Year Medical Students. Academic Psychiatry. Vol. 33, no. 6. (November): 478-483.

Lynn J, Ali I, Isaacson RS, Newman-Toker DE. 2009. ACE Journal Watch from ACE (Alliance for Clinical Education): Review of Medical Education Articles in Neurology 2007-2008. Teaching and Learning in Medicine. Vol. 21, no. 4. (October): 351-354.

Wang AL, LIn S, Rammohan KW, Liu Z, Liu J, Liu R, Guinther N, Lima J, Zhou Q, Wang T, Zheng X, Birmingham DJ, Rovin BH, Hebert LE, Wu Y, Lynn DJ, Cooke G, Yu CY, Zheng P, Liu Y. 2007. Dinucleotide Deletion in CD24 Confers Protection Against Autoimmune Diseases.  PLoS Genetics/ www.plosgenetics.org. Vol. 3, no. 4, e49: 1-10.

Sierles FS, Brodkey AC, McCurdy FA, Mintz M, Frank J, Lynn DJ, Chao J, Cleary L, Morgenstern B, Shore W, Woodard JL. 2005. A National Survey of Medical Students' Exposure to and Attitudes about Drug Company Marketing. JAMA. Vol. 294: 1034-1042.

Coyle PK, Christie S, Fodor P, Fuchs K, Giesser B, Gutierrez A, Lynn J, Weinstock-Guttman B, Pardo L, Women Neurologists MS Initiative. 2004. Multiple Sclerosis Gender Issues: Clinical Practices of Women Neurologists. Mult. Scler. Vol. 10, no. 5: 582-588.

Beck RW, Chandler DL, Cole SR, Simon JH, Jacobs LD, Kinkel RP, Selhorst JB, Rose JW, Cooper JA, Rice G, Murray TJ, Sandrock AW for the CHAMPS Study Group. 2002. Interferon B-1a for Early Multiple Sclerosis: CHAMPS Trial Subgroup Analyses. Ann Neurol. Vol. 51: 481-490.

CHAMPS Study Group. 2002. MRI Predictors of Early Conversion to Clinically Definite MS in the CHAMPS Placebo Group. Neurology. Vol. 59: 998-1005.

CHAMPS Study Group. 2002. Predictors of short-term disease activity following a first clinical demyelinating event: analysis of the CHAMPS placebo group. Mult Scler. Vol. 8: 405-409.

Cohen JA, Cutter GR, Fischer JS, Goodman AD, Heidenreich FR, Kooijmans MF, Sandrock AW, Rudick RA, Simon JH, Simonian NA, Tsao EC, Whitaker JN for the IMPACT Investigators. 2002. Benefit of Interferon B-1a on MSFC Progression in Secondary Progressive MS. Neurology. Vol. 59: 679-687.

Panitch H, Goodin DS, Francis G, Chang P, Coyle PK, O'Connor P, Monaghan E, Li D, Weinshenker B, EVIDENCE (Evidence of Interferon Dose-response: European N. American Comparitive Efficacy) Study Group, Univ. of Br. Columbia MS/MRI Research Gr. 2002. Randomized, Comparative Study of Interferon B-1a Treatment Regimens in MS: The EVIDENCE Trial. Neurology. Vol. 59: 1496-1506.

Rammohan KW, Rosenberg JH, Lynn DJ, Blumenfeld AM, Pollak CP, Nagaraja HN. 2002. Efficacy and Safety of Modafinil (Provigil) for the Treatment of Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis: A Two Centre Phase 2 Study.  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. Vol. 72: 179-183.

Transverse Myelitis Consortium Working Group. 2002. Proposed Diagnostic Criteria and Nosology of Acute Transverse Myelitis. Neurology. Vol. 59: 499-505.

Jacobs LD, Beck RW, Simon JH, et al, CHAMPS Study Group. 2001. Interferon beta 1a Prevented the Development of Clinically Definite Multiple Sclerosis After a First Demyelinating Event.  ACP Journal Club. Vol. 134, no. 3: 81.

Rammohan KW, Lynn DJ. 2001. Treatment of Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Quarterly Report. Vol. 20, no. 1: 27-34.

CHAMPS Study Group. 2001. Interferon Beta-1a for Optic Neuritis Patients at High Risk for Multiple Sclerosis. Am J Ophthalmol. Vol. 132: 463-471.

Jacobs LD, Beck RW, Simon JH, Kinkel RP, Brownscheidle CM, Murray TJ, Simonian NA, Slasor PJ, Sandrock AW, CHAMPS Study Group. 2000. Intramuscular Interferon Beta-1a Therapy Initiated During a First Demyelinating Event in Multiple Sclerosis. New Engl J Med. Vol. 343: 898-904.

Lacy JR, Stuart WH, Jacobs LD, Vartanian T, Phillips JT Jr, Greenstein JI, MSTRAC Investigators Group. 2000. Registry of Multiple Sclerosis Treatment and Care (MSTRAC).  Int J MS Care. Vol. 2, no. 4: 27-34.

Edited Books

Fincher, RM, Ed., Cox SM, DaRosa DA, Lynn J, Margo K, Morgenstern BZ, Pangaro LN, Sierles FS, Co-editors, ed. 2005. Guidebook for Clerkship Directors, 3rd Edition. 3rd ed. .., U.S.A.: Alliance for Clinical Education.

Lynn DJ, Newton H, Rae-Grant A., ed. 2004. The 5-Minute Neurology Consult. 1st ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

Chapters in Books

Lynn J. 2010. Demyelinating and Inflammatory Disorders. In Andreoli And Carpenter's Cecil Essentials Of Medicine. 8th ed. Edited by Thomas E. Andreoli, Ivor J. Benjamin, Robert C. Griggs, Edward J. Wing. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA: Elsevier. 1165-1170.

Lynn DJ. 2007. Teaching in the Neurology Clerkship. In The Clinical Teaching Handbook. 2nd ed. Edited by Hudson A, Watson DC. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Cox S, Goepfert A, Hicks P, Lynn DJ, Clinchot D. 2005. Working with the Difficult Student. In Guidebook for Clerkship Directors. 3rd ed. Edited by Fincher, RM, Ed., Cox SM, DaRosa DA, Lynn J, Margo K, Morgenstern BZ, Pangaro LN, Sierles FS, Co-editors. Alliance for Clinical Education.

Lynn DJ. 2004. Multiple Sclerosis. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult.. 1st ed. Edited by Lynn DJ, Newton H. Rae-Grant A. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 276-279.

Lynn DJ, Newton H. Rae-Grant A. 2004. Leprous Neuropathy. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 248-249.

Lynn DJ, Newton H. Rae-Grant A. 2004. Multiple Sclerosis. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 276-279.

Lynn DJ, Newton H. Rae-Grant A. 2004. Pollak CP, Lynn DJ. Narcolepsy. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 302-303.

Lynn DJ, Newton H. Rae-Grant A. 2004. Transverse Myelitis. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 416-417.

Lynn DJ. 2004. Biopsy, Brain. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult. 1st ed. Edited by Lynn DJ, Newton H. Rae-Grant A. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 42-43.

Lynn DJ. 2004. Leprous Neuropathy. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult. 1st ed. Edited by Lynn DJ, Newton H. Rae-Grant A. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 248-249.

Lynn DJ. 2004. Neurologic Examination. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult. 1st ed. Edited by Lynn DJ, Newton H. Rae-Grant A. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 38-39.

Lynn DJ. 2004. Transverse Myelitis. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult. 1st ed. Edited by Lynn DJ, Newton H. Rae-Grant A. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 416-417.

Lynn DJ. 2004. Weakness. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult. 1st ed. Edited by Lynn DJ, Newton H. Rae-Grant A. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 34-35.

Lynn DJ. 2004. Wilson's disease. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult. 1st ed. Edited by Lynn DJ, Newton H. Rae-Grant A. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 442-443.

Lynn, DJ. 2004. Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program 13. In American College of Physicians. 13 ed. Vol. Neurology. Edited by Lewis S. Philadelphia, PA: American College of Physicians.

Pollak CP, Lynn DJ. 2004. Narcolepsy. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult. 1st ed. Edited by Lynn DJ, Newton H, Rae-Grant A. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 302-303.

Education and Training:
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine 
Residencies: Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York; Internal Medicine and Neurology
Neuromuscular Fellowship: The Ohio State University

Honors/News:

  • Named one of the “Best Doctors in America" in 2005
  • Medical Advisory Board, Transverse Myelitis Association
  • Director, Ohio State's "Preclinical Integrated Pathway" neuroscience course for medical students
  • Past neurology clerkship director
  • Fellow, American Academy of Neurology
  • Member, American Neurological Association
  • Past chair:
    • Undergraduate Education Subcommittee
    • A.B. Baker Section of Neurologic Educators
    • Consortium of Neurology Clerkship Directors for the American Academy of Neurology 
  • Numerous awards from students, including:
    • The Ohio State University College of Medicine's Class of 2007 Professor of the Year Award 
    • Class of 2007 Integrated Program Teacher of the Year Award

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