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Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine

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Jennifer Cavitt, MD

Clinical Interest

Clinical Neuropsychology

Research Interests

Neurology, Epilepsy


Clinical Neurophysiology

  • Medical Degree: University of Kansas
  • Residency: Medical College of Virginia
  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati
  • Bachelor of Arts: University of Kansas
Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Epilepsy) 10/16/2017
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Clinical Neurophysiology) 03/12/2003
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) 06/29/2002
Contact Information
  • Stetson Building
  • Suite 2300
  • 260 Stetson Street
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0525
  • Office 513-558-2968
  • Fax 513-558-4887
  • Email

Peer Reviewed Publications

Wissel, Benjamin D; Dwivedi, Alok K; Gaston, Tyler E; Rodriguez-Porcel, Federico J; Aljaafari, Danah; Hopp, Jennifer L; Krumholz, Allan; van der Salm, Sandra M A; Andrade, Danielle M; Borlot, Felippe; Moseley, Brian D; Cavitt, Jennifer L; Williams, Stevie; Stone, Jon; LaFrance, W Curt; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Espay, Alberto J 2016. Which patients with epilepsy are at risk for psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES)? A multicenter case-control study. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 61 , 180-184

Cavitt,J., Privitera,M. 2004. Levetiracetam induces a rapid and sustained reduction of generalized spike-wave and clinical absence Archives of Neurology, 61 10, 1604

Privitera M, Cavitt J 2002. Identifying and Treating Seizures and Epilepsy Primary Care Reports, 8 24, 210

Shi,F., Cavitt,J., Audus,K. L. 1995. 21-Aminosteroid and 2-(Aminomethyl)chromans Inhibition of Arachidonic Acid-Induced Lipid Peroxidation and Permeability Enhancement in Bovine Brain Microvessel Endothelial Cell Monolayers Free radical biology & medicine, 19 3, 349

Thompson,S. E., Cavitt,J., Audus,K. L. 1994. Leucine enkephalin effects on paracellular and transcellular permeation pathways across brain microvessel endothelial cell monolayers Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology, 24 5, 818

Shi F, Cavitt JL, Audus KL 1993. Characterization of Dextromethorphan and Dextrorphan Uptake by a Putative Glutamic Acid Carrier and Passive Diffusion across Brain Microvessel Endothelium Drug Delivery, August ,