Bjorn E. Oskarsson, M.D.

  1. Neurologist
  2. Neuromuscular Disease Specialist

Departments

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English
  1. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  2. Inclusion body myositis
  3. Motor neuron disease
  4. Myositis
  5. Polymyositis
  • ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)
  • IBM (Inclusion Body Myositis)
  • NAM (Necrotizing Autoimmune Myositis)
  • Polymyositis
  • Other motor neuron diseases
  • Other myopathies
  1. 2007
    Certificate - Clinical Science - Training in epidemiology, evidence-based health care, outcomes research, clinical trials, and translational research topicsUniversity of Colorado Denver
  2. 2006
    Fellow - NeuromuscularUniversity of Colorado Denver
  3. 2004
    Residency - NeurologyUniversity of Colorado Denver
  4. 2001
    Internship - MedicineUniversity of Colorado Denver
  5. 2000
    Residency - NeurologyLund University Hospital
  6. 1999
    Visiting Scholar - Dermatomal somatosensory evoked potentials in the evaluation of radiculopathy. Advisors: M. Chang, E. Yuen & D. Farrell, University of Washington Medical Center, Department of NeurologyUniversity of Washington Medical Center
  7. 1999
    MDLund University School of Medicine
  8. 1997
    Research Scholar - Adsorption and desorption of 125I-NGF to and from synthetic filaments. Advisors: M. Kanje, Lund University Department of Animal Physiology, & G. Lundborg, Lund University School of Medicine, Department of Hand Surgery, Lund, SwedenLund University
  9. 1996
    Research Assistant - Bioartificial nerve grafts with NGF. Advisor: G. Lundborg, Lund University School of Medicine, Department of Hand SurgeryLund University School of Medicine
  10. 1995
    Medical SchoolUniversity of Gothenburg School of Medicine

Certifications

  1. 2015
    Clinical PathologyUnited Council of Neurologic Specialties
  2. 2008
    Electrodiagnostic MedicineAmerican Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  3. 2008
    Neuromuscular MedicineAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  4. 2007
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2015
    Dean’s Award for Community EngagementUniversity of California Davis
  2. 2014
    Dean’s Team of Clinical Excellence Award – MDA Clinic Co-DirectorUniversity of California Davis
  3. 2014
    Center of Excellence – ALS Clinic DirectorALS Association
  4. 2014
    Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition – Multidisciplinary ALS ClinicUS Congress
  5. 2012
    K12 Scholar, Mentored Career Development AwardNational Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NIH/NCATS), National Institutes of Health
  6. 2011
    Dean’s Team of Clinical Excellence Award – ALS Clinic DirectorUniversity of California Davis
  7. 2006
    IFCN FellowshipInternational Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology
  8. 2005
    Travel Grant for attendance of the National MDA Clinic Directors’ ConferenceMuscular Dystrophy Association
  9. 2004
    Junior Member Recognition AwardAmerican Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    Fellow MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  2. 2016
    ChairDiagnosis to Death, and New Hope, ALS Association
  3. 2016
    Organizing MemberThe ALS Research Symposium "Ask The Experts", ALS Association
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberMedical Advisory Council, ALS Association
  5. 2015 - 2016
    SpeakerGrifols
  6. 2015 - present
    MemberBenefit/Risk Working Group, ALS Guidance for Industry Committee, Food and Drug Administration
  7. 2015 - present
    MemberSymptomatic Treatment Trials Group, ALS Clinical Trials GuidelineCommittee, World Federation of Neurology
  8. 2014 - 2016
    Co-ChairNeurology Update for the Primary Care Physician, University of California Davis
  9. 2013 - 2016
    Co-ChairBenchmarking Committee, Neurology Department, University of California Davis
  10. 2012
    MemberWymer proposal, Neuro-NEXT Protocol Working Group, National Institutes of Health
  11. 2011 - 2013
    Founder and ChairNeurology Update for the Primary Care Physician, University of California Davis
  12. 2011
    SpeakerAvanir Pharmaceuticals
  13. 2011
    Course DirectorSharing the Journey, Patient conference, Muscular Dystrophy Association
  14. 2011 - present
    SecretaryWestern ALS Study Group
  15. 2010
    MemberNational Advisory Board, Avanir Pharmaceuticals
  16. 2010
    Grant ReviewerMuscular Dystrophy Association
  17. 2010 - present
    MemberGreater Sacramento ALS Association
  18. 2009 - 2013
    Junior Board MemberALS Research Group
  19. 2009 - 2012
    Board MemberCalifornia ALS Clinical Committee
  20. 2008 - 2012
    MemberGroup on Motor Neuron Diseases, World Federation of Neurology Research
  21. 2008 - present
    MemberALS Research Group
  22. 2007
    ReviewerMedical Policy and Technology Assessment Committee, WellPoint
  23. 2007 - present
    MemberNorth Eastern ALS Study Group
  24. 2006 - present
    MemberWestern ALS Study Group
  25. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  26. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
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