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Elizabeth Barry, MD

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Adjunct Associate Professor

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Education and Training

Dr. Barry received her medical degree and completed her training in Neurology at the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons.  She then completed training in Epilepsy and EEG at the Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Barry spent a year on faculty at Thomas Jefferson University before joining the faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1986.  She has served as Associate Professor of Neurology since 1993.


Dr. Barry's clinical and research interests in epilepsy include the treatment of Veterans with epilepsy, investigational drug trials, and the treatment of epilepsy in patients with head injury and post-traumatic seizures.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Epilepsy, Clinical Neurophysiology, EEG

Highlighted Publications

Hopp JL, Sanchez A, Krumholz A, Hart G, Barry E.  Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus.  Value of a Benzodiazepine Trial for Predicting Outcome. The Neurologist 2011;17:325-329.

Treiman DM, Meyers PD, Walton NY, Collins JF, Colling C, Rowan AJ, Handforth A, Faught E, Calabrese VP, Uthman BM, Ramsay RE, Mamdani MB, and the Veterans Affairs Status Epilepticus Cooperative Study Group. NEJM 1998:339;792-798.

Barry E, Krumholz A, Bergey GK, Chatha H, Alemayehu S, Grattan L. Nonepileptic posttraumatic seizures. Epilepsia 1998:39;427-431.

French JA, Mosier M, Walker S, Sommerville K, Sussman N, and the Vigabatrin Protocol 024 Investigative Cohort. A double-blind, placebo-controlled study of Vigabatrin three g/day in patients with uncontrolled complex partial seizures. Neurology 1996;46:54-61.