Education and Training
MD - Hofstra Northwell Medical School, Uniondale, NY
Pediatric-Neurology - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Titles and Academic Titles
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Departments and Services
Alperin, S., Krueger, D.A., Franz D.N., Agricola, K.D., Stires G., Horn P.S., & Capal J.K. Symptom rates and profile clustering in tuberous sclerosis complex-associated neuropsychiatric disorders (TAND). J Neurodev Disord. 2021 Dec 13;13(1):60. doi: 10.1186/s11689-021-09408-8.
Silverstein, M.J., Faraone, S.V., Alperin, S., Leon, T.L., Biederman, J., Spencer, T.J., & Adler L.A. (2019). Validation of the expanded versions of the adult ADHD Self-Report Scale v1. 1 Symptom Checklist and the Adult ADHD Investigator Symptom Rating Scale. Journal of Attention Disorders, https://doi.org/10.1177/1087054718756198
Silverstein, M.J, Alperin, S., Faraone, S.V., Kessler, R.C., Adler, L.A. (2018). Test–retest reliability of the adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS) v1.1 Screener in non-ADHD controls from a primary care physician practice. Family Practice, 35(3), 336–341.
Silverstein, M.J., Faraone, S.V., Alperin, S., Biederman, J., Spencer, T.J., & Adler L.A. (2018). How Informative Are Self-Reported Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms? An Examination of the Agreement Between the Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Self-Report Scale V1.1 and Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Investigator Symptom Rating Scale. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. 28(5), 339-349.
Silverstein M.J., Alperin S., Hochstein Y., Adler L.A. (2018) Moody Adults with ADHD. In: Daviss W. (eds) Moodiness in ADHD. Springer, Cham.
Adler, L.A., Faraone, S.V., Spencer, T.J., Berglund, P., Alperin, S., & Kessler, K.C. (2017). The structure of adult ADHD. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. 26:e1555.
Adler, L.A. & Alperin, S. (2017). Psychopharmacology for neuropsychologists. In J.E. Morgan and J.H. Ricker (Eds.), Textbook of Clinical Neuropsychology, Second Edition. New York: Taylor & Francis.
Adler, L. A., Shaw, D. M., Kovacs, K., & Alperin, S. (2015). Diagnosing ADHD in children and adults. In L. A. Adler, T. J. Spencer, & T. E. Wilens (Eds.), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults and Children (pp. 16–23). Cambridge University Press.
Adler, L. A., Shaw, D. M., & Alperin, S. (2015). ADHD diagnostic and symptom assessment scales for adults. In L. A. Adler, T. J. Spencer, & T. E. Wilens (Eds.), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults and Children (pp. 16–23). Cambridge University Press, UK.
Adler, L. A., & Alperin, S. (2014). Diagnosing ADHD in Adults in the Primary Care Setting. In R. A. Barkley (Ed.), Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Adler, L. A., Alperin, S., Leon, T., & Faraone, S. (2014). Clinical effects of lisdexamfetamine and mixed amphetamine salts immediate release in adult ADHD: results of a crossover design clinical trial. Postgraduate Medicine, 126(5), 17–24.
Adler, LA, Boes TM, Shaw DM, Alperin S (2014). The Differential Diagnosis of Attentional Problems. In A. B. Ettinger and D. M. Weisbrot (Eds.), Neurologic Differential Diagnosis: A Case-based Approach (pp. 61-69). Cambridge University Press, UK.
Manella, L. C., Alperin, S., & Linster, C. (2013). Stressors impair odor recognition memory via an olfactory bulb-dependent noradrenergic mechanism. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 7(December), 97.
Escanilla, O., Alperin, S., Youssef, M., Ennis, M., & Linster, C. (2012). Noradrenergic but not cholinergic modulation of olfactory bulb during processing of near threshold concentration stimuli. Behavioral Neuroscience, 126(5), 720–728.
Posters and Presentations
Alperin, S., Krueger, D.A., & Capal J.K. (October 2020). Tuberous Sclerosis-Associated Neuropsychiatric Disorders at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Presented at CNS-ICNA 2020 Meeting (Virtual).
Alperin, S., Clemens, N., Merritt, C., Statile A.M., & Mallon, D. (March 2020). Implementation of a humanities in medicine curriculum for pediatric residents. Presented at Association of Pediatric Program Directors' Annual Spring Meeting; San Diego, CA. 03/30/2020.
Awards and Honors
2016, Gold Humanism Honor Society, Hofstra Northwell Medical School
2011, Cum Laude, Cornell University
Leadership and Memberships
2019-present, Child Neurology Society
2019-present, American Academy of Neurology
2017-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
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