Department of Neurology

LynnJoanneAssociate Dean of Student Life
Clinical 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
Joanne.Lynn@osumc.edu



Research Interests:
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Transverse myelitis

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

Kemper, KJ, Mo X, Lynn J. Preaching to the Choir: Comparing Health Professionals who enroll in Mind-Body Skills versus Herbs and Dietary Supplements Training? J of Evidence –Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine. 2015. Vol. 20(2):98-103. PMID: 25516529. DOI: 10.1177/2156587214561328

Sierles FS, Kessler KH, Mintz M, Beck G, Starr S, Lynn DJ, Chao J, Cleary LM, Shore W, Brodkey AC.  Changes in Medical Students’ Exposure to and Attitudes about Drug Company Interactions from 2003 to 2012:  A National Follow-up Survey. Academic Medicine. Vol. 90, no. 8. (Aug 2015): 1-10. PMID: 25785675.

Kemper, KJ, Lynn, J, Mahan, JD. "What is the Impact of on-line training in Mind-Body Skills?." Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine. Vol. 20, no. 4. (Oct 2015): 275-282.  PMID 25962637.

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.

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:

Ludwig S, Lynn J. Advising and Mentoring in Morgenstern BZ, Ed. Guidebook for Clerkship Directors, 4th ed. Alliance for Clinical Education. 2012.

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.

Education and Training:

MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine 
Residencies: Internal Medicine and Neurology, Strong Memorial Hospital  
Neuromuscular Fellowship: The Ohio State University

Honors/News:

  • “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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