Laurie M. Douglass, MD
Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Child Neurology

MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
BSc, Boston University

• Pediatric Epilepsy/Seizures
• Dietary therapies including the Ketogenic Diet for epilepsy
• Seizures and the developing brain
• Improving health care delivery for youth with epilepsy
• Transitioning care for young adults with seizures
• Medical Education for Child Neurology Residents
• Seizures and related neurological conditions in children born extremely premature

Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Beyond Watching and Waiting: A Novel Collaboration to Preven
01/01/2022 - 12/31/2023 (PI)
Charles H. Hood Foundation

Strategic Approaches to Transforming Health Care for YR03
09/01/2019 - 08/31/2023 (PI)
Maternal and Child Health Bureau/HRSA/DHHS Health Resources and

Environment, Epigenetics, Neurodevelopment & Health YR06
10/01/2016 - 08/31/2023 (PI)
University of North Carolina National Institute o

Validation of a Highly Effective Screeneing Tool Adapted for Spanish Speaking Parents of Children…
09/01/2017 - 10/31/2019 (PI)
The Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation

Awareness and Access to Care for Children and Youth with Epilepsy
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2019 (PI)

Special Kids Special Help
01/01/2009 - 12/31/2010 (PI)
CVS Charitable Trust


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  1. Sánchez Fernández I, Amengual-Gual M, Barcia Aguilar C, Romeu A, Sheikh T, Torres A, Chao J, Jonas R, Gaínza-Lein M, Harini C, Douglass L. Temporal trends in the cost and use of first-line treatments for infantile epileptic spasms syndrome. Epilepsia. 2023 Mar; 64(3):630-640.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36600453
  2. Sánchez Fernández I, Amengual-Gual M, Barcia Aguilar C, Romeu A, Jonas R, Torres A, Gaínza-Lein M, Douglass L. Health care resource utilization and costs before and after epilepsy surgery. Seizure. 2023 Jan; 104:22-31.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36463710
  3. McNaughton R, Pieper C, Sakai O, Rollins JV, Zhang X, Kennedy DN, Frazier JA, Douglass L, Heeren T, Fry RC, O'Shea TM, Kuban KK, Jara H. Quantitative MRI Characterization of the Extremely Preterm Brain at Adolescence: Atypical versus Neurotypical Developmental Pathways. Radiology. 2022 Aug; 304(2):419-428.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35471112; PMCID: PMC9340244; DOI: 10.1148/radiol.210385;
  4. Greenlaw C, Elhefnawy Y, Jonas R, Douglass LM. Using an animated video to promote an informed discussion on SUDEP with adolescents. Epilepsy Behav. 2021 09; 122:108182.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34256339
  5. Campbell H, Check J, Kuban KCK, Leviton A, Joseph RM, Frazier JA, Douglass LM, Roell K, Allred EN, Fordham LA, Hooper SR, Jara H, Paneth N, Mokrova I, Ru H, Santos HP, Fry RC, O'Shea TM. Neonatal Cranial Ultrasound Findings among Infants Born Extremely Preterm: Associations with Neurodevelopmental Outcomes at 10 Years of Age. J Pediatr. 2021 10; 237:197-205.e4.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34090894; PMCID: PMC8478718; DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2021.05.059;
  6. Moore PS, Mokrova I, Frazier JA, Joseph RM, Santos HP, Dvir Y, Hooper SR, O'Shea TM, Douglass LM, Kuban KCK. Anxiety and Depression Correlates at Age 10 in Children Born Extremely Preterm. J Pediatr Psychol. 2021 04 16; 46(4):422-432.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33398339; PMCID: PMC8056212; DOI: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsaa118;
  7. Venkatesh KK, Leviton A, Fichorova RN, Joseph RM, Douglass LM, Frazier JA, Kuban K, Santos HP, Fry RC, O'Shea TM. Prenatal tobacco smoke exposure and neurological impairment at 10 years of age among children born extremely preterm: a prospective cohort. BJOG. 2021 Sep; 128(10):1586-1597.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33682301
  8. Taylor GL, Joseph RM, Kuban KCK, Douglass LM, Laux J, Andrews B, Fry RC, Price WA, O'Shea TM. Changes in Neurodevelopmental Outcomes From Age 2 to 10 Years for Children Born Extremely Preterm. Pediatrics. 2021 05; 147(5).View Related Profiles. PMID: 33824183; PMCID: PMC8086004; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2020-001040;
  9. Torres AR, Camayd-Muñoz C, Alvarado MC, Perez B, Pou J, Hereen T, Jonas R, Douglass LM. A Novel Parent Questionnaire for the Detection of Seizures in Children of Spanish-Speaking Families. J Child Neurol. 2021 05; 36(6):461-467.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33336600
  10. Shamambo L, Niemann M, Jonas R, Douglass LM. Mentorship for Youth With Chronic Neurological Conditions in the Digital Era: An Innovative Approach to Supporting Transition. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2020 Dec; 36:100857.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33308521
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2018 Boston Medical Center: Excellence in Leadership Award
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Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology
Director, Pediatric Epilepsy at Boston Medical Center
Child Neurologist
Pediatric Epileptologist
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