University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Neurological Sciences

Bio for Timothy Fries, M.D.
Timothy Fries, M.D.

Timothy Fries, M.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Neurological Sciences


Contact Information
E-mail: Timothy.Fries@uvm.edu
Phone:
Clinic: 802-847-4589
Office Location:
Fletcher Allen Health Care, 111 Colchester Avenue, Patrick 5, Burlington, Vermont 05401

Education

1977-1981:  M.D., University of Minnesota Medical School, St. Paul, MN
1974-1977:  B.A., Psychology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

Academic Interests

Clinical uses of botulinum toxin in neurological disorders
Medical education

Expertise

Peripheral electrophysiology including conventional EMG, SFEMG, Intra-Op EMG, ANS testing, quantitative sensory testing and MUNE

Academic Appointments

2002-present:  Neurology Clerkship Director, University of Vermont College of Medicine
1987-present:  Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Clinical Appointments

2002-present:  Vice Chair Education, Section of Neurology, Fletcher Allen Health Care
1995-present:  Director, The Botulinum Toxin Clinic, Fletcher Allen Health Care 
1987-present:  Director, The Electromyography Laboratory, Fletcher Allen Health Care

Board Certification

1994:  Diplomate in the Subspecialty of Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
1987:  Active Member, American Association of Electromyography and Electrodiagnosis (Board Certified, EMG)
1986:  Board Certification in Neurology, American Boards of Psychiatry and Neurology
1984:  Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Licensure

1985-present:  Medical Licensure, State of Vermont

Awards and Honors

1999:  Director of Advanced Basic Neuroscience Core - Clinical Neuroscience Course awarded Dean's Achievement Award
1973-1974:  Distinguished Scholar, College of St. Thomas
1969-1973:  Valedictorian, Bausch & Lomb Science Award, Cretin H.S. 

Professional Activities

2002-present:  Consortium of Neurology Clerkship Directors
1994-present:   Director, Neurology Resident Inservice Review Course, UVM
1991-present:  Faculty Instructor, Clinical Neuroscience Course, University of Vermont College of Medicine
1991-present:  Director, Freshman & Sophomore Clerkship in Neurology (now called Doctoring Skills Course), UVM
1991-present:  Faculty Instructor, Clinical Neuroscience Course (Senior Physical Therapy Students), University of Vermont College of Medicine
1991-present:  Advancement Committee, University of Vermont College of Medicine
1990-present:  Faculty Instructor, Basic Neuroscience Course, University of Vermont
1990-present:  Faculty Instructor, Neural Science Course (Freshman Medical Students), University of Vermont College of Medicine
1985-present:  Member, American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
1985-present:  Member, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Publications

Applebee A, Ramundo M, Kirkpatrick BD, Fries TJ, Panitch H.  Intramedullary spinal cord abscess in a healthy woman. Neurology 68(15):1230, 2007.

Shefner JM, Cudkowicz MD, Zhang H, Schoefeld D, Jillapalli D, and the Northeast ALS Consortium*: Revised Statistical MUNE in the Celebrex/ALS Trial. Muscle & Nerve. 35(2):228-34, 2007.

Shefner JM, Cudkowicz MD, Zhang H, Schoefeld D, Jillapalli D, and the Northeast ALS Consortium*: The use of statistical MUNE in a multicenter clinical trial, Muscle & Nerve 30:463, 2004.

Skljarevski V, Khoshyomn S, Fries TJ: Apoplexy in the setting of coronary angiography. J Neuroimaging 13(3):276, 2003.

Haq RU, Pendlebury WW, Fries TJ, Tandan R. Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy in diabetic patients. Muscle & Nerve, 27:465, 2003.

To see more of Dr. Fries' publications, please visit PubMed.