Education and Training
MD - Tufts University, Medford, MA
Child Neurology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Epilepsy - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Child Neurology – American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyEpilepsy – American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Titles and Academic Titles
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Departments and Services
Prelack M, Fridinger S, Gonzalez AK, Kaufman MC, Xian J, Galer PD, Craig S, Abend NS, Helbig I; CHOP Neuroscience Center - VOC Research Group*. Visits of concern in child neurology telemedicine. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2022 May 5. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.15256. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35514061.
Grinspan ZM, Patel AD, Shellhaas RA, Berg AT, Axeen ET, Bolton J, Clarke DF, Coryell J, Gaillard WD, Goodkin HP, Koh S, Kukla A, Mbwana JS, Morgan LA, Singhal NS, Storey MM, Yozawitz EG, Abend NS, Fitzgerald MP, Fridinger SE, Helbig I, Massey SL, Prelack MS, Buchhalter J; Pediatric Epilepsy Learning Healthcare System. Design and implementation of electronic health record common data elements for pediatric epilepsy: Foundations for a learning health care system. Epilepsia. 2021 Jan;62(1):198-216. doi: 10.1111/epi.16733. Epub 2020 Dec 24. PMID: 33368200.
Fitzgerald MP, Kaufman MC, Massey SL, Fridinger S, Prelack M, Ellis C, Ortiz-Gonzalez X, Fried LE, DiGiovine MP; CHOP Pediatric Epilepsy Program Collaborative, Melamed S, Malcolm M, Banwell B, Stephenson D, Witzman SM, Gonzalez A, Dlugos D, Kessler SK, Goldberg EM, Abend NS, Helbig I. Assessing seizure burden in pediatric epilepsy using an electronic medical record-based tool through a common data element approach. Epilepsia. 2021 Jul;62(7):1617-1628. doi: 10.1111/epi.16934. Epub 2021 Jun 2. PMID: 34075580; PMCID: PMC8637497.
Rametta SC, Fridinger SE, Gonzalez AK, Xian J, Galer PD, Kaufman M, Prelack MS, Sharif U, Fitzgerald MP, Melamed SE, Malcolm MP, Kessler SK, Stephenson DJ, Banwell BL, Abend NS, Helbig I. Analyzing 2,589 child neurology telehealth encounters necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Neurology. 2020 Sep 1;95(9):e1257-e1266. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000010010. Epub 2020 Jun 9. PMID: 32518152; PMCID: PMC7538222.
Nasrallah MP, Nasrallah IM, Prelack MS, Johnson MO, Lewis TB, Rubenstein M, Minturn JE, Desai A, Marcotte P, Santi M, Martinez-Lage M. 19-Year-Old Male with Headaches and a Possible Seizure. Brain Pathol. (2017) Jul;27(4):557-558.
Prelack, MS, Di Giovine, MP: Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: a Current Review Curr Pediatr Rep 5(1): 13-16, Feb 2017.
Prelack MS, Patterson KR, Berger JR: Varicella Zoster Virus Rhombencephalomyelitis following Radiation Therapy for Oropharyngeal Carcinoma J Clin Neurosci. 25(1): 164-6, Mar 2016.
Mann, MS: The cross-cultural Parenting Dance: An Intern's Perspective. Pediatrics April 2013.
Posters and Presentations
de Blank PMK, Prelack M, Waldman A, Fisher MJ, Berman JI: Characterizing the Effect of Age on Measures of White Matter Integrity in the Optic Radiations of Children with and without Neurofibromatosis Type 1. Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2017 Notes: poster presentation.
de Blank PMK, Berman JI, Prelack M, Waldman A, Fisher MJ: Effect of Age and Neurofibromatosis Type 1 status on White Matter Integrity in the Optic Radiations in Children. Children's Tumor Foundation: NF Conference 2017 Notes: poster presentation.
de Blank PMK, Berman JI, Prelack M, Waldman A, Fisher MJ: Effect of Age and Neurofibromatosis Type 1 status on White Matter Integrity in the Optic Radiations in Children. Proceedings of the Society for Neuro-Oncology 2017 Notes: poster presentation.
Prelack M, Datta R, Brown R, Radcliffe A, Taub K, Capal J, Krueger D, Banwell B: White Matter Maturation in Children with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex on Everolimus Therapy. American Epilepsy Society 2017 Notes: poster presentation.
Prelack M. "Childhood Absence Epilepsy," Updates in Pediatric Epilepsy for Primary Care, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia CME, Exton PA. Jul 2018.
Awards and Honors
2008, Summa Cum Laude, Tufts University
Leadership and Memberships
Memberships in Professional Organizations
2014-present, American Academy of Neurology
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