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Lazar John Greenfield, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Neurology
Chair, Department of Neurology
Academic Office Location:
Neurology
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-5357
Phone: 860-679-3186
860-679-4445
Fax: 860-679-6555
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Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.A.Yale UniversityHistory
Ph.D.University of VirginiaNeuroscience
M.D.University of VirginiaMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
PostdoctoralUniversity of VirginiaPhysiology Department (Laboratory of John Hackett, Ph.D.)
InternshipUniversity of Michigan HospitalsDepartment of Internal Medicine
ResidencyUniversity of Michigan HospitalsDepartment of Neurology
FellowshipUniversity of Michigan Medical CenterEEG and Epilepsy, Department of Neurology

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Top Doctor AwardCastle Connolly
Top Doctor AwardCastle Connoly
Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum GraduateAmerican Academy of Neurology
Top Doctor AwardCastle Connolly
Top Doctor AwardCastle Connolly
Faculty of the Year, Dept. of Neurology Resident Teaching AwardUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
FellowAmerican Epilepsy Soceity
Top Doctor AwardCastle Connolly
FellowAmerican Association of Neurology
Elected to American Neurological Association 2010; Fellow status in 2012American Neurological Association
Lamplighter AwardEpilepsy Center of Northwest Ohio
Robert Wilson AwardEpilepsy Center of Northwest Ohio
American Epilepsy Society Junior Investigator AwardAmerican Epilepsy Society
American Academy of Neurology Research Fellowship in NeuropharmacologyAmerican Academy of Neurology
Whitfield Randolph Scholarship in NeuroscienceUniversity of Virginia
Alpha Omega AlphaUniversity of Virginia
Seymour Prize in Humanities, Berkeley CollegeYale University
Phi Beta KappaYale Univesity
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
American Brain Coalition - Board of DirectorsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationBoard of DirectorsExternalNational2017
American Epilepsy SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMerrit Putnam Symposium Planning CommitteeExternalNational2017
Academic Merit Program Executive CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2017
Clinical CouncilAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2016
Neurology Practice-Based Research NetworkProfessional/Scientific OrganizationBoard of DirectorsExternalNational20142019
Association of University Professors of Neurology (Councilor 2014 - 2018, 1st Vice President 2019 National organization of Neurology Department Chairs and Residency Program DirectorsProfessional/Scientific Organization1st Vice PresidentExternalNational2014

Journal Articles

Books

  • Reading EEGs: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition

Book Chapters

  • "Recording the EEG"
    Greenfield LJ Jr Reading EEGs: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition 2020 Jun;
  • “Approaching the EEG: An Introduction to Visual Analysis,”
    Greenfield LJ Jr. “Reading EEGs: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition” 2020 Jun;
  • “Artifacts and Noise,”
    Greenfield LJ Jr. “Reading EEGs: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition” 2020 Jun;
  • “Basic Neuroscience of EEG”
    Greenfield LJ Jr. Reading EEGs: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition 2020 Jun;
  • “Electronics of EEG”
    Greenfield LJ Jr, Geyer JD. “Reading EEGs: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition” 2020 Jun;
  • “Genetics of EEG and Epilepsy
    Geyer JD, Carney PR, Greenfield LJJr. “Reading EEGs: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition” 2020 Jun;
  • “Neonatal and Pediatric Epilepsy Syndromes,”
    Carney PR, Geyer JD, Greenfield LJ Jr “Reading EEGs: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition” 2020 Jun;
  • “Pathophysiology of Epileptiform Activity"
    Greenfield LJ Jr, Lee SH. “Reading EEGs: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition” 2020 Jun;
  • “Seizure Semiology: Signs of the Seizure,”
    Geyer JD, Carney PR, Greenfield LJ Jr “Reading EEGs: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition” 2020 Jun;
  • “The Normal EEG in Adults,”
    Greenfield LJ Jr “Reading EEGs: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition” 2020 Jun;
  • Physiologic Basis of Epileptic EEG Patterns
    Greenfield Jr LJ, Lee SH Understanding Epilepsy: A Study Guide for the Boards 2019 Oct;19-38
  • “Physiologic Basis of Epileptic EEG Patterns”
    Greenfield Jr. LJ, Lee SH Understanding Epilepsy- A Study Guide for the Boards 2019 Jun;
  • Benzodiazepines
    Greenfield LJJ, Sahaya K, Lee S The Treatment of Epilepsy: Principles and Practice, 7th Ed 2019 Jun;

Case Reports

Editorials

  • Commentary.
    Greenfield, L John Journal of neurosciences in rural practice 2014 Apr;5(2):149-50

Letters

Reviews

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Neurology on the Hill - AAN sponsored lobbying of Congress for NeurologyOtherAmerican Academy of Neurology2019Washington DC
Epilepsy UpdateLectureCurrent Clinical Medicine CME series, Dept. Internal Medicine, UConn Health2019UConn Health, Farmington CT
High Frequency Oscillations in Epilepsy.LectureUniversity of Toledo Grand Rounds2019Toledo, OH
Faculty Wellness and Burnout at UConn HealthLectureUConn Health Leadership Group2019Farmington, CT
High Frequency Oscillations in EpilepsyLectureNeurology Grand Rounds, Hartford Hospital2018Hartford, CT
Faculty Wellness and BurnoutLectureAUPN Chair’s Course, ANA2018Atlanta, GA
Driving and EpilepsyLectureEpilepsy Foundation of Connecticut Webinar2018Webcast (statewide)
Altered States: Causes of ConfusionLectureUConn Internal Medicine CME course lecture2018UConn Health, Farmington CT
Impact of Driving Restriction on People with Epilepsy (IDRoPS).PosterAmerican Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting2017
Eating Epilepsy: What the Reflex Epilepsies Teach Us About SeizuresLectureUConn/Hartford Hospital Neurology Grand Rounds2017Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
High Frequency Oscillations in EpilepsyLectureUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Neurology Grand Rounds2017UAMS, Little Rock, AR
Transverse Myelitis after Spinal Cord ContusionPosterAmerican Academy of Neurology2016Vancouver, BC
Eating epilepsy, a rare and under-recognized reflex epilepsy.PosterAmerican Academy of Neurology2016Vancouver BC
Electrophysiological properties of channelrhodopsin2 channels differ when expressed in NT2 neurons and HEK293 cellsPosterSociety for Neuroscience2013Washington DC
Transfected NT2N cells express channelrhodopsin-2 after grafting into organotypic hippocampal slices.PosterSociety for Neuroscience2013Washington DC