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Biography

Biography

M.D. University of Panama Medical School 1995
-Combined Pre-Med and Med Program Panama, Rep of Panama

Postgraduate Training

Transitional Internship Program Social Security Hospital Panama, Rep of Panama 1995-1996

1997 Rural Community Base Internship, Community Hospital of Azuero Region Herrera, Rep. of Panama1995-1996

Resident Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Social Security Hospital Panama, Rep of Panama 1998-1999

Intern Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Saint Francis Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA 2000-2001

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 2001-2004

Fellow Electrodiagnosis Medicine Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI 2004-2005

Certification:

American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

United State Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)

Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

Basic Life Support 2010

Advance Cardiac Life Support 2004

Certification for Electrodiagnostic Testing Takeda Global Research Development Center 2005

Certification for Electrodiagnostic Testing Quigley Pharma, Inc Protocol No QR-333-002 2007

Professional Licensure:

State of North Carolina- Physician2005

DEA registration number 2004

State of Wisconsin- Physician & Surgeon 2004

State of Pennsylvania Graduate Medical Trainee 2004

Panama Rep. of Panama 1997

Professional Society Memberships

American Association Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnosis Medicine (AANEM) Member of the Research committee Fellow Member 2003 – Present

Association of Academic Physiatrist (AAP) Diplomate Member 2004 – 2005

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR) 2000- 2005

American Medical Association (AMA) 2004- 2005

Wisconsin Society of Physical Med and Rehab 2004- 2005

Pennsylvania Academy of Physical Med. and Rehab 2002-2004

Committees

Brody School of Medicine Credential Committee 2009- July 2010

Pit County Memorial Hospital Credential Committee 2005- July 2010

Regional Rehabilitation Center Intake Management Committee 2005- Jul7 2010

Assisted with Outreach Lecture in the Community, January 2007 Bertie Hospital, March 2007 Chowan Hospital , November 2007 Duplin Hospital, December 2007 Carteret Hospital

Publication

Publications:

Methodology to obtain a mixed sural nerve recording in mice. Mayisha W Dunham, Sarah E James, Monica J Carrion-Jones.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 88(7):542-6 (2009)

Rho kinase inhibitor Y-27632 facilitates recovery from experimental peripheral neuropathy induced by anti-cancer drug cisplatin. Sarah E James, Mayisha Dunham, Monica Carrion-Jones, ... Qun Lu.

Neurotoxicology 31(2):188-94 (2010)

Electrophysiological dysfunction in the peripheral nervous system following spinal cord injury. Danny A Riley, Anthony S Burns, Monica Carrion-Jones and Timothy R Dillingham

PM R 3(5):419-25 (2011)

Grants:

Non-restricted educational Grant Use of Botox 2008-2009 Academic Year

AANEM Foundation Median nerve Cross-sectional Area in Adults per Body Mass Index April 2010

Research experience:

Cross-sectional Area of the Median Nerve in Patients with Subclinical Median Neuropathy at the Wrist Carolina Gutierrez, MD; Andrada Ivanescu,PhD; Monica Carrion – Jones, MD Presented as a poster in the ISPMR in San Juan, PR June, 2011

Effects of morbid obesity on inpatient rehabilitation outcomes following total knee arthroplasty. Leonardo L. Villarosa, MD; Monica . Carrion-Jones, MD; Ann Nunez, MD; Andrada . Ivanescu, PhD To be presented as a Poster in the AAP Meeting in Florida Feb 2010

Median Nerve Cross-sectional Area in Adults per Body Mass Index Roderick N. Sembrano, MD; Andrada E. Ivanescu, PhD; Erwin M. Manalo, MD,Ann C. Nunez, MD; Monica J. Carrion-Jones, MD

Presented as a poster in the ECU Neuroscience Symposium held at the Monroe Center here in Greenville on November 3, 2009

Presented as a poster in the AANEM meeting in San Diego California, Oct 2009. Obtained the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine Foundation for Research and Education President Award

Ellipse vs. Tracing: What Method Do You Use to Measure a Median Nerve Cross-sectional Area Using Ultrasound? Roderick Sembrano, MD; Richard Weiss, MD; Daniel Wong, PhD,Erwin Manalo, MD; Ann Nunez, MD; Chase Stocks; Monica Carrion-Jones, MD Presented as a Poster in the AAPMR Meeting in Austin, Tx Oct 2009.

To Electromyography or not to Electromyography? That is the Question: The Value of Needle Electromyography in the Evaluation of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Chirag Patel, MD,

Monica Carrion – Jones ,MD, Xueying Li, Radha Patel. Presented in a Poster Grand Rounds in the AAPMR meeting San Diego, California November 20-23, 2008

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome in a Rural Health Care System Richard Weiss MD, Monica Carrion – Jones, MD Presented as a Poster in the AAPMR meeting San Diego, California November 20-23, 2008

Challenges in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of Sub-Acute Combined Degeneration: Case Report Miguel Rivera, Anand Joshi, MD and Monica Carrion – Jones, MDAccepted as a Poster in the AAP meeting Anaheim, CA, February 19-23, 2008.

Influence of Temporal Targets and Object Weight on Smoothness of Forearm and Wrist Motion in Focal Dystonia Reistetter, Timothy, Cindy'; Howard, William; Carrion Jones, Monica; Manalo, Erwin; Nagelson, Julie L. Presented as a poster ACRM meeting, Washington, DC October 4, 2007.

Normative data for sensory nerve conduction studies of the sciatic nerve Mayisha Dunham, MD, MBA, Sarah James, Monica Carrion-Jones, MD
-Presented as poster for the AANEM meeting, Phoenix Arizona, October 12, 2007.
-Presented as poster for the IX Annual ECU Neuroscience symposium Nov 29th, 2007.

Inpatient Rehabilitation Trends in the Morbidly Obese Population. Paul Thananopavarn, MD, Monica Carrion – Jones, MD, Ann Nunez, MD, Stephanie Slayton, DPT, Daniel Wong, PhD. Accepted as poster for the AAPMR 68th Annual Assembly and Technical Exhibition in Boston, MA, September 27-30, 2007.

Successful Treatment of Necrotizing Fasciitis (NF) Cases in Rural Eastern North Carolina .Stephanie A Slayton, PT, DPT, CWS; Monica Carrion-Jones, MD. Presented as a Poster in the Wound Care meeting April 2007.

Rehabilitation challenges of a patient with a novel genetic condition: A Case Report. Mayisha Dunham, MD, MBA, Anand Joshi, MD, Monica Carrion-Jones, MD, and Daniel Moore, MD. Presented as a Poster in the AAP meeting April 2007.

“A Phase 2, Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of 3 doses of TAK -583 in subjects with mild to moderate Diabetic PPN” Role: Consultant July 2006- Current

“TAK- 128” clinical trial related to painful diabetic neuropathy treatment, performing EMG/Nerve conduction studies for ECU Endocrinology Role: Consultant July 2005 – June 2006

Right labial fold and buttocks numbness: A case report. Sridevi Mukkamala, MD, Daniel Moore, MD, Monica Carrion – Jones, MD. Presented as a Poster in the AANEM meeting October 2006.

Right labial fold and buttocks numbness: A case report. Sridevi Mukkamala, MD, Daniel Moore, MD, Monica Carrion – Jones, MD. Presented as a Poster in the AANEM meeting October 2006.

Bilateral Peroneal Neuropathy: A Case Report. Jennifer Kennedy, MD, Monica Carrion – Jones, MD, Timothy R. Dillingham, MD. Presented as a Poster in the AAP meeting March 2006.

Trends in the use of stainless steel versus disposable self adhesive electrodes Monica Carrion-Jones, MD, Jacqueline Wertsch, MD. Presented as a Poster in the AANEM meeting Sept 2005.

Neuromuscular findings in persons with complete spinal cord injury (SCI) Monica Carrion-Jones, MD, Timothy R. Dillingham, MD. Presented as a Poster in the AANEM meeting Sept 2005.

Digital Nerve Injury, Beyond the Ring Electrode: A Case Report. Monica Carrion-Jones, MD, Jacqueline Wertsch, MD, J. Kennedy. Presented as a Poster in the AAP meeting Feb 2005

Thinking Outside the Joint: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome of the Knee. A Case Report, Monica Carrion- Jones, MD , D. Turner, R. Pellant, A Kabazie Presented as a Poster in the AAP meeting Feb, 2005

Hereditary Motor Neuropathy in a Male of Italian Descent: A Case Report. Gary Goldberg, MD, Monica Carrion, MD Presented as a Poster in the AAPMR meeting October 2004

Can early Rehabilitation team Intervention decrease the length of stay in the acute trauma unit? A Retrospective Case Control Study Mary Ann Miller, RN. Monica Carrion – Jones, MD, S.Hanna. .Presented in the Pennsylvania Academy of PMR meeting June 5, 2004

Weakness of Head Extensor with Dropping of the Head Syndrome. A Case Report Nader Abdelmesiah, MD, Mark Wilcox, M. Carrion – Jones, MD Published in the AAPMR website EMG case of the month June 2004

Public Health Evaluation of the Rural Community of San Felipe Sector B: A Descriptive Study University of Panama, School of Medicine Oct 1994 to January 1995

Public Health Evaluation of the Rural Community of Nueva Esperanza: A Descriptive Study University of Panama, School of Medicine May 1994 to August 1994

Knowledge of Birth Control Methods by Adolescents 15 to 18 years old in the Community of Calidonia A Descriptive Study University of Panama, School of Medicine October 1990 to January 1991

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards:

Best Doctors in America By Best Doctors Inc. 2010- 2011 2011- 2012

Teacher of the year Award: “For the attending with the highest dedication to resident education” ECU Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Greenville, NC June 11, 2008

Teacher of the year Award: “For the attending with the highest dedication to resident education” ECU Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Greenville, NC June 11, 2007

Teacher of the year Award: “For the attending with the highest dedication to resident education” ECU Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Greenville, NC June 13, 2006

American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine Foundation for Research and Education Junior Member Recognition Award Presented at the AANEM meeting Sept, 2005

Frank J. Flit Award: For exemplifying outstanding commitment to quality patient care and concern for her patients Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA June 11, 2004

Administrative Chief Resident, PM & R Residency Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA Academic year 2003 to 2004

Selected one of the Best Intern by the Association of Residents and Interns of Social Security Hospital Panama, Rep of Panama. April 1996

Teaching activities:

Brody Medical School at ECU July 2005- current Teaching PM&R residents and rotating medical students

Medical College of Wisconsin July 2004 – June 2005 Teaching PM&R residents and rotating medical students

Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh 2001- 2004 Teaching PM&R residents and rotating medical students

Social Security Hospital (Panama) 1998 – 1999 Teaching PM& R residents and rotating medical students

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