Edwin Trevathan, MD, MPH

Edwin Trevathan, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Neurology
Director
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
Office Address
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
9th Floor
Nashville
Tennessee
37232
Phone
(615) 322-9374

Specialty
Neurology, Pediatric
M.D.
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Residencies
Pediatric Residency-Yale-New Haven Medical Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Pediatric Neurology Residency-Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Fellowship
Clinical Neurophysiology and Pediatric Epilepsy Fellowship-Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
M.P.H.
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Clinical Interests

Pediatric neurology, epilepsy, electroencephalography (EEG)

Research Information

Dr. Trevathan is the Multi-PI/Program Director of "Bridging the Childhood Epilepsy Treatment Gap in Africa (BRIDGE)", a large NIH-funded sixty-site cluster randomized clinical trial in three cities in northern Nigeria comparing task-shifted epilepsy care provided by community health workers versus standard care provided by physicians.  He is conducting studies of status epilepticus among children in northern Nigeria.  Dr. Trevathan is also studying global health diplomacy as a tool to improve health, global security and international relations.