David Kimball Urion
David Kimball Urion, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology

David Urion, MD is Director of Education and Residency training Programs in Child Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), where he holds the Chares F. Barlow Chair in Neurology along with serving as the Director of Behavioral Neurology Clinics & Programs at BCH. He received his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College, his medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine, and after training in internal medicine and in pediatrics at BCH, trained in child neurology in the Harvard Longwood Neurology Training Program. He has served on the Ethics Advisory Committee at BCH, and the Ethics Committee of the Child Neurology Society. He is active in national neurology education programs, serving as the chair of the Graduate Education Committee of the Professors of Child Neurology, and serves on the Graduate Education Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology, the Residency In-Training Examination advisory committee of the AAN, and the advisory committee to the ACGME for the Child Neurology Milestones. He was the chair of the advisory committee to the ACGME for the Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Milestones, and is the President-elect of the Professors of Child Neurology. He is the author of Compassion as a Subversive Activity, and editor of the forthcoming Cambridge UP text Principles and Practice of Pediatric Behavioral Neurology.

Fellowship Year: 2014-2015

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Ethical Challenges Confronted When Providing Nusinersen Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Authors: Authors: Burgart AM, Magnus D, Tabor HK, Paquette ED, Frader J, Glover JJ, Jackson BM, Harrison CH, Urion DK, Graham RJ, Brandsema JF, Feudtner C.
JAMA Pediatr
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The Child Neurology Trainee-as-Teacher: A Clinical Teaching Curriculum Tailored to Learners' Needs and Developmental Roles.
Authors: Authors: Bernson-Leung ME, Urion DK.
Pediatr Neurol
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Education on the Brain: A Partnership Between a Pediatric Primary Care Center and Neurology Residency.
Authors: Authors: Zwemer E, Bernson-Leung M, Rea C, Patel AA, Guerriero R, Urion DK, Toomey SL.
Clin Pediatr (Phila)
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Defining Hand Stereotypies in Rett Syndrome: A Movement Disorders Perspective.
Authors: Authors: Dy ME, Waugh JL, Sharma N, O'Leary H, Kapur K, D'Gama AM, Sahin M, Urion DK, Kaufmann WE.
Pediatr Neurol
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Neurologic Evaluation in Children With Laryngeal Cleft.
Authors: Authors: Walker RD, Irace AL, Kenna MA, Urion DK, Rahbar R.
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg
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Clinical heterogeneity associated with KCNA1 mutations include cataplexy and nonataxic presentations.
Authors: Authors: Brownstein CA, Beggs AH, Rodan L, Shi J, Towne MC, Pelletier R, Cao S, Rosenberg PA, Urion DK, Picker J, Tan WH, Agrawal PB.
Neurogenetics
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Evaluation and Management of Chronic Aspiration in Children With Normal Upper Airway Anatomy.
Authors: Authors: Adil E, Al Shemari H, Kacprowicz A, Perez J, Larson K, Hernandez K, Kawai K, Cowenhoven J, Urion D, Rahbar R.
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg
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MRI in assessing children with learning disability, focal findings, and reduced automaticity.
Authors: Authors: Urion DK, Huff HV, Carullo MP.
Neurology
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Increased pediatric functional neurological symptom disorders after the Boston marathon bombings: a case series.
Authors: Authors: Guerriero RM, Pier DB, de Gusmão CM, Bernson-Leung ME, Maski KP, Urion DK, Waugh JL.
Pediatr Neurol
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Functional neurological symptom disorders in a pediatric emergency room: diagnostic accuracy, features, and outcome.
Authors: Authors: de Gusmão CM, Guerriero RM, Bernson-Leung ME, Pier D, Ibeziako PI, Bujoreanu S, Maski KP, Urion DK, Waugh JL.
Pediatr Neurol
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