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Michael W. Lenihan, M.D.

Current Position

Neurologist: Adirondack Neurology Associates, PC
454 Glen St.
Glens Falls, NY 12801
(518)793-9155
Date: 1 Oct 99 - present

Previous Position

Chief of Neurology: 3rd Medical Group, Elmendorf AFB, AK 99506-5300
Rank: Major, U.S. Air Force
Date: 1 Aug 95 - 26 Aug 99
Visiting Consultant: Bassett Army Community Hospital, Fort Wainwright, AK 99703
Date: 1 Dec 95 – 26 Aug 99

Education

Undergraduate
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
B.S. , Biology, Concentration in Animal Physiology and Anatomy 1987

Medical
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine
Buffalo, NY
M.D., (Magna Cum Laude) 1991

Postgraduate Training
INTERNALWilford Hall Medical Center
MEDICINELackland A.F.B., TX 78236-5300
INTERNSHIP1991-1992
NEUROLOGYWilford Hall Medical Center
RESIDENCYLackland A.F.B., TX 78236-5300
1992-1995

Honors and Awards

Dean's List, 6 consecutive semesters, Cornell University 1984-1987
Ho-Nun-De-Kah Honor Society
--- College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University
Gibson Anatomical Society, Honor Society of the Department of Anatomy 1988
--- SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine
Dean's Letter of Commendation: NBME PART I 1989
--- SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine
Dean's Letter of Commendation for academic excellence 1990 &1988
--- SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine
Alpha Omega Alpha1990
--- National Medical Honor Society

Licensure

New York, #214186
Alaska, #4005
Pennsylvania, #MD 053161 L

Certification

Board Certified in Adult Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Medical Board Examinations

National Board of Medical Examiners --- Part I --- June 1989, Score: 680 (97 percentile)
US Medical Licensing Examination ------Step II --- March 1993
National Board of Medical Examiners ---Part III --- March 1994

Specialty Board Examinations

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology--
Part I---October 1995
Part II--January 1997
American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine—May 1999

Additional Examinations

MCAT ----------- April 1986--------score: 67
AAN 1993 Resident Inservice Examination --- 93rd percentile
AAN 1994 Resident Inservice Examination --- 97th percentile
AAN 1995 Resident Inservice Examination --- 99th percentile
AAEM 1994 National Training Program Self Assessment Examination --- 2nd highest score nationally
AAEM 1995 National Training Program Self Assessment Examination --- Highest score nationally

Memberships

American Medical Association1988-1992, 1999-2001
American Academy of Neurology1992-present
Society of Air Force Physicians 1995-1996
Texas Neurological Association 1994-1995
American Associaition of Neuromuscular and
Electrodiagnosic Medicine
1998-present

Additional Committees

Chairman, EMG Machine Committee, American Association
Of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Sep 03-Nov04
Examiner for the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine Apr 03
Site Coordinator, New York State MS ConsortiumNov 00-present
Member, Workshop Committee, AAEM
Member, Young Physicians Task Force, AAEM Sep 00-present
Medical Records Committee, 3rd Medical Group, Elmendorf AFB, AK 1998-1999

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant in Physiology, Cornell University Fall 1985
BCLS instructor, SUNY at Buffalo School of MedicineMay 1989
Stroke instructor for ACLS, Elmendorf Air Force BaseSep 1998 – Jun 1999

Additional Educational Experience

School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks Air Force Base, TX July 1988
BCLS Instructors Course, Erie County Community College Feb1989

Publications

  1. Heron EA, LENIHAN MW: Cognitive Function in Air Force Boxers. Proceedings of the 14th Biennial Applied Behavioral Sciences Symposium, Colorado Springs CO, 6-8 Apr 1994. (abstract)
  2. LENIHAN MW, McGuire SA, Gronseth GS, Heron EA: Assessment of Cognitive Dysfunction In U.S. Air Force Boxers. Presented at the 37th Annual Society of Air Force Physicians Meeting, Colorado Springs CO, 11-16 Feb 1995. (abstract)
  3. Winner P et.al.: A Double-blind Study of Subcutaneous Dihydroergotamine vs Subcutaneous Sumatriptan in the Treatment of Acute Migraine. Archives of Neurology 1996;53:180-184. (Research Assistant)
  4. JC, LENIHAN MW, Soule TI, Embligde CA: Treatment of colon pseudo-obstruction in Guillaine-Barré Syndrome. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2001;96:3470-3471.

Additional Research Experience

Keppra Epilepsy Evaluation or Patient Time to Response (KEEPER): Ongoing study; Site Coordinator.

Additional Presentations

  1. Primary CNS Lymphoma. Neurology Grand Rounds. Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB TX, Aug 1994.
  2. Striato Capsular Infaction. Neurology Grand Rounds. Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX. Aug 1994.
  3. Dementia Pugistica. Neurology Grand Rounds. Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX. Dec 1994.
  4. Neimann-Pick Disease Type C. Neurology Grand Rounds. Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX. Feb 1995
  5. The Neurophysiology of Sleep. Monthly Sleep Disorders Center Meeting. Alaska Regional Hospital, Anchorage, Alaska. 12 Nov 96
  6. Febrile Seizures. Anchorage Pediatric Grand Rounds. Anchorage, Alaska. 3 Dec 96.
  7. What’s New in Stroke? 4th Annual CME Conference. 3rd Medical Group. Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska. 10 Jan 98
  8. Peripheral Neuropathy. Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group, Monthly Meeting. Anchorage Alaska. 14 May 98.
  9. Headache Update. Alaska Family Practice Residency - Residents’ Conference. Anchorage, Alaska. 28 Sep 98.
  10. Headache Update. Alaska Physician Assistant Associan Annual Conference. Anchorage, Alaska. 9 Oct 98.
  11. Narcolepsy. Monthly Sleep Disorders Center Meeting. Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage, Alaska. 13 Oct 98.
  12. Stroke Update. Alaska Family Practice Residency - Residents’ Conference. Anchorage, Alaska. 25 Jan 99
  13. Head Injury in Sports. 5th Annual CME Conference. 3rd Medical Group. Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska. 5Feb 99.
  14. Migraine Update. Medical Grand Rounds. Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, NY. 22Jan02
  15. Head Injury In Sports. 21st Annual Pediatric Conference. Providence Alaska Medical Center. Anchorage, AK. 26Oct02
  16. Stroke Update. Medical Grand Rounds. Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, NY. 26Nov02
  17. What’s New In Epilepsy? Medical Grand Rounds. Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, NY. 4Mar03