Education and Training
MD - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Child Neurology - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Titles and Academic Titles
Departments and Services
Fitts W, Vogel AC, Mateen FJ. The Changing Face of Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome: A Retrospective, Observational Cohort Study. Neurology Clinical Practice 2021 Aug;11(4):304-310. doi: 10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000932. PMID: 34484930
Fitts W, Rahamatou NT, Abass CF, Vogel AC, Ghislain AH, Sakadi F, Hongxiang Q, Conde ML, Baldé AT, Hamani ABD, Bah AK, Anand P, Patenaude B, Mateen FJ. (2019). School Status and its associations among children with epilepsy in the Republic of Guinea. Epilepsy and Behavior. Aug;97:275-281. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.05.040. Epub 2019 Jun 28. PubMed PMID: 31260925; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6702082.
Mantri, S, Nwadiogbu, C, Fitts, W, and Dahodwala, N (2019). Quality of education impacts late life cognition. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2019 Jun;34(6):855-862. doi: 10.1002/gps.5075.
Pal S, Kozono D, Yang X, Wojciech F, Fitts W, Ni J, Alberta J, Zhao J, Liu K, Bian J, Truffaux N, Weiss W, Resnick A, Bandopadhayay P, Ligon K, Dubois S, Mueller S, Chowdhury D, and Haas-Kogan D (2018). Dual HDAC and PI3K inhibition abrogates NFκB- and FOXM1-mediated DNA damage response to radiosensitize pediatric high grade gliomas. Cancer Research. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-17-3691.
Dahodwala N, Nwadiogbu C, Fitts W, Partridge H, and Karlawish J (2017). Mild Parkinsonian Signs are a Risk Factor for Falls. Gait and Posture. Jun; 55; 1-5 doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.03.039.
Fitts W, Massimo L, Lim N, Grossman M, and Dahodwala N (2016). Computerized assessment of goal directed behavior in Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. 38(9): 1015-25. doi: 10.1080/13803395.2016.1184232
Fitts W, Weintraub D, Massimo L, Chahine L, Chen-Plotkin A, Duda J, Hurtig HI, Rick J, Trojanowski J, and Dahodwala N (2015). Caregiver report of apathy predicts dementia in Parkinson’s disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 21(8), doi:10.1016/j.parkreldis.2015.06.009
Fleisher, J. E., Shah, K., Fitts, W. and Dahodwala, N. A. (2015). Associations and Implications of Low Health Literacy in Parkinson's Disease. Movment Disorders Clinical Practice. doi: 10.1002/mdc3.12272
Awards and Honors
2019, Cum Laude MD graduate from Harvard Medical School
2018, Harvard Medical School Travel Fellowship
2012, Summa Cum Laude graduate of Harvard College
2012, Seymour E. and Ruth B. Harris Dunster House Prize for Combined Achievement
2012, Psychology Faculty Award for senior thesis, 2012
2011, John Harvard Scholar (top 5% of class)
2011, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Iota Chapter, Harvard College (Senior 48)
2010, Harvard College Scholar (top 10% of class)
2009, John Harvard Scholar (top 5% of class)
2009, Detur Prize for Academic Excellence during freshman year
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