Katherine Werbaneth, MD

EDUCATION

Internship: University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

Medical School: Boston University, Boston, MA                                      

Undergraduate: Emory University, Neuroscience, Atlanta, GA

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Epilepsy
  • Movement Disorders
  • Functional Neurological Disorders
  • Quality Improvement
  • Hawaii

LEADERSHIP

Stanford University Resident Safety Council
Co-Chair
July 2017- Present

Stanford Hospital Women in Medicine
Co-Chair, Community Committee
July 2017- Present

Clinical Neuroscience Society, Boston University School of Medicine
President
March 2012- April 2013

PUBLICATIONS/ POSTERS

Werbaneth K, Leaver KE, Bullock K. Documentation Bias in Functional Neurological Disorders: Comparing the Prevalence and Documentation of Suspected FND with Other Common Neurological Disorders. Poster Presentation. Presented at the 3rd International Conference on Functional (Psychogenic) Neurological Disorders on Sept 8, 2017 & Stanford University Neuroscience Symposium on June 9, 2017 (winner of “best poster”).

Shum J, Werbaneth K, Tse J, Larrenaga M, Deane S, Vora N, Dysphagia Delaying Discharge in Acute Stroke Patients. Poster Presentation. Presented at both the Stanford University Resident & Fellow Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Symposium on May 15, 2017 (winner of "best poster") & the Stanford University Neuroscience Symposium on June 9, 2017 (winner of “best poster”).

Tummalapalli P, Werbaneth K, Gold CA. Variability of Human Prion Disease Policies and Procedures in Leading US Neurological Institutions. Poster Presentation.  Presented on May 15, 2017 at the Stanford University Resident & Fellow Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Symposium on May 15, 2017.

Wilson E, Xu H , Peirce M, Mookerjee V, Ciambotti A, Montouris G, and Werbaneth K. The Impact of Educational Intervention on Knowledge of Epilepsy and Medication Adherence. Poster Presentation at the Third Annual Carlos S. Kase BU Neurology Research Symposium on April 25, 2017.

Werbaneth K, Wilson E, Ciambotti A, Montouris G. Assessing the Role of Cultural Perceptions and Knowledge of Epilepsy on Medication Adherence in a Multi Ethnic Epilepsy Clinic: A Pilot Study. Neurology 2015; 84 (14).  Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Neurology Conference 2015. Poster Session VII. Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology (EEG) Poster Discussion Session P7.009

Werbaneth K, Zuzuarregui JR, Holer A. Neuroborreliosis Parkinsonism and Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder. Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Neurology Conference 2015. Poster Session VII. Movement Disorders. P7.292

Zuzuarregui JR, Werbaneth K, Iin Q, Tonn C, Murray C, Lee Sok, Holer A. Prevalence of Restless Legs Syndrome in an Atypical Parkinson's Disease Patient Population. Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Neurology Conference 2015. Poster Session VII. Movement Disorders: Restless Leg Syndrome. P7.301

Thaci B, Brown CE, Binello E, Werbaneth K, Sampath P, Sengupta S. Significance of interleukin-13 receptor alpha 2–targeted glioblastoma therapy. Neuro Oncol.. 2014; 16 (10); 1304- 1312.

AWARDS

American Academy of Neurology Medical Student Prize for Excellence, May 2015

Winner of “Best Poster” at the Stanford University Resident & Fellow Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Symposium on May 15, 2017

Winner of “Best Poster” at the Stanford University Neuroscience Symposium on June 9, 2017.

Recipient of Movement Disorders Society Grant to attend MDS-PAS Movement Disorders School of Neurology Residents March 4-5, 2017, Atlanta, GA

Recipient of American Epilepsy Society Grant to attend the 3rd International Conference on Functional (Psychogenic) Neurological Disorders, Sept 6-8, 2017, Edinburgh, Scotland