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Jennifer Cavitt, MD

Professor - Clin

COM Neurology Epilepsy

  • 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) (Certification Date: 10/16/2017)
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Clinical Neurophysiology) (Certification Date: 03/12/2003) - (Recertification Date: 05/06/2013)
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) (Certification Date: 06/29/2002) - (Recertification Date: 02/27/2012)

Clinical Interest

Clinical Neuropsychology


Clinical Neurophysiology

Research Interests

Epilepsy, Seizure Disorders, Electroencephalogram (EEG)

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 ,

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Department of Anesthesiology

Medical Sciences Building
Room 3502
231 Albert Sabin Way
PO Box 670531
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0531

Mail Location: 0531
Phone: 513-558-2402
Fax: 513-558-0995