Curriculum Vitae March, 2018



PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

     Psychiatry and neurology: the medical applications of neurobiology

     Psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, supervision

     Consultation to individuals, groups, and organizations

     Legal applications: issues of diagnosis, causation, responsibility, and ethics

 

 

 

EDUCATION

1968 – 1972    SB Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

1972 – 1976    MD Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

1998 – 2000    Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program, Institute for Psychoanalysis, Chicago

2005 – 2014    Psychoanalytic Training Program, Institute for Psychoanalysis, Chicago

 

FELLOWSHIPS

1975    Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts

1979    Neurobehavioral Unit, Veterans Administration Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 

 

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

1976 – 1977  Assistant Resident (Medicine) Case Western Reserve University Hospitals

1977 – 1980  Neurology Resident, University of Chicago Hospitals

1978 – 1979  Psychiatry Resident, McLean Hospital

1980 – 1981  Neuroimmunology Fellow, University of Chicago

1980 –           Private practice, Chicago

1983 – 1984   Attending Physician, Rush Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center EMG Laboratory

1983 – 1984   Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center

1983 – 1984   Director, EMG Laboratory, Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center

1984 – 1997   Chairman, Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center

1998 – 2001   Director, Neurobehavioral Services, Vencor Hospitals, Chicago

2001 – 2003   Consulting Neuropsychiatrist, Chicago Institute for Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch

 

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

1980 – 1991    Instructor in Neurology, Rush Medical College

1987 – 1988    Clinical Associate in Neurology, University of Chicago

1989 – 1997    Associate Chairman, Department of Neurology, FUHS/CMS

1989 – 1992    Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, FUHS/CMS

1992 – 1999    Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, FUHS/CMS

1993 – 1999    Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Finch University of Health Sciences/ Chicago Medical School

2010 –             Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago

2014 –             Faculty, Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis

 

 

EMPLOYMENT and PRACTICE

1980 – 1983 Solo Practice, Chicago

1980 – 1995 Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago

1995 – 1998 Mount Sinai Medical Group, Chicago

1983 –          Neurosciences Ltd., Chicago

 

 

 

CERTIFICATION

1977    National Board of Medical Examiners

1982    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) - #20358

 

LICENSURE and REGISTRATION

1977 –             Medicare UPIN C42079

1977 –             Illinois certificate #036-055527 Exp. 7/31/2017

1983 –             Indiana certificate #01032970A Exp. 10/31/2017

2005 –             National Physician Identifier 1326045089

2000 – 2005    New York certificate #219867 (inactive)

2002 – 2007    Minnesota certificate #44452 (inactive)

 

 

 

MEDICAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS

(all located in Chicago, Illinois)

 

1980 – 2005    Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center

1983 – 2003    Schwab Rehabilitation Center

1984 – 2006    Saint Anthony Hospital

1983 – 1985    Columbus-Cuneo-Cabrini Hospitals

1986 – 2010    Bethany Hospital

1992 – 1995    Hartgrove Hospital

1993 – 1994    University Psychiatric Hospital

2002 – 2010    Neurologic and Orthopedic Institute

1985 –             Aurora Chicago Lakeshore Hospital

1998 –             Kindred Hospitals

1998 –             Resurrection Saint Joseph Hospital

2002 –             Illinois Masonic Medical Center

2010 –             RML Specialty Hospital

 

TAVISTOCK MODEL/GROUP RELATIONS

2003       CCSGO/AKRI Weekend Conference

2004       CCSGO/AKRI Weekend Conference

2005       AKRI National Conference

2006       Administrative Staff, CCSGO/AKRI  Weekend Conference

2006       CSGSS/AKRI Residential Conference

2006       Northwestern Graduate Conference

2007       CCSGO/AKRI Small Group Training Event

2008       Director of Administration, CCSGO/AKRI  Weekend Conference

2009       Administrative Staff, CCSGO/AKRI  Weekend Conference

2009       AKRI Symposium Large Group Training Event

2009       CCSGO Large Group Training Event

2010       Northwestern Undergraduate

2011       Northwestern Undergraduate

2012       Northwestern Undergraduate

2014       Family Institute, Evanston, IL

2016       Tavistock Institute, Leicester, UK

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

1975 – 2004        American Association for the Advancement of Science

1978 –                 American Academy of Neurology

1980 –                 American Medical Association

1980 –                 Chicago Medical Society

1980 –                 Illinois State Medical Society

1981 – 1995        American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

1982 –                 Chicago Neurological Society

1986 – 1992        American Academy of Clinical Neurophysiology

1987 – 1994        American Society of Internal Medicine

1991 – 1994        American Sleep Disorders Association

1992 –                 American Neuropsychiatric Association

1993 –                 Behavioral Neurology Society

1999 –                 American Psychoanalytic Association

2005 –                 AK Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems

2005 –                 Chicago Center for the Study of Groups and Organizations

2015 –                 Third District Delegate, Illinois State Medical Society

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AND MEDICAL STAFF COMMITTEES

1980 – 1983 Mount Sinai Hospital, Drug and Therapeutics Committee                          

1983 – 1997 Mount Sinai Hospital, Bylaws Committee (Chair, 1985 - 97)                     

1984 – 1985 Mount Sinai Hospital, CME Committee                                                      

1984 – 1993 Mount Sinai Hospital, Emergency Room Committee                                 

1984 – 1997 Mount Sinai Hospital, Medical Staff Executive Committee                       

1984 – 1997 Mount Sinai Hospital, Risk Management Committee                                 

1985 – 1993 Mount Sinai Hospital, Research Center Committee                                    

1987 – 1989 Saint Anthony Hospital, Ethics Committee (Chair)                                     

1987 – 1998 Mount Sinai Hospital, Grievance and Ethics Committee                            

1989 – 1998 Mount Sinai Hospital, Ethics Committee                                                    

1995 – 1996 Mount Sinai Medical Group Governance Committee                                 

1999 – 2000 Medical Staff Executive Committee, Vencor Hospitals, Chicago               

2001 – 2003 Saint Anthony Hospital, Ethics Committee (Chair)                                     

2002              Saint Anthony Hospital, peer review panel                                                  

2007 – 2008 Treasurer, Candidates Association, Institute for Psychoanalysis                 

2007 – 2010 American Psychoanalytic Association: Committee on New Training Facilities       

2010 – 2011  Curriculum Committee, Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis                    

2010 – 2012  Chair, Bylaws Committee, Affiliate Council, American Psychoanalytic Association          

2011 –           Chair, Program Committee, Chicago Psychoanalytic Society

2015 – 2016  Governance Work Group, Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis

2016              Chair, Local Arrangements Committee, American Psychoanalytic Association      

 

 

CONSULTANCIES

1983 – 1988    Lieberman Geriatric Health Center              

1985                National Transportation Safety Board

1985 – 1987    Illinois State Medical Society, Physicians’ Review and Evaluation Panel

1985 – 1991    Sidney Hillman Health Center                     

1987                Camp CHI

1998 – 2000    Lakeview Living Center                               

2001 – 2003    Chicago Institute for Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch     

 

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

1994                         Accreditation Site Visitor - Stony Brook Hillel

1995                         Co-chair, University of Chicago Hillel Self-Study Committee

1987 – 1995             Solomon Schechter Day School Association Board 

1996 – 1997             University of Chicago Hillel Director Search Committee    

1987 – 2006             Hillels of Illinois Governing Commission     

1986 – 2007             Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School Board (president, 1987 - 95)  

1995 – 2002             University of Illinois Hillel Board    

1991 – 2006             University of Chicago Hillel Board (chair, 2002-05)

 

 

 

 

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Articles and Papers

Kohn, N; Roth,J. The Blank Screen of Cyberspace. Psychoanalytic Inquiry 32:426, 2012

 

Abstracts and Presentations

Ross VN,. Cohen LB, Salzberg BM, Kohn N, Grinvald A. Extrinsic birefringence and dichroism changes in squid giant axons. Biol. Bull. 149:444, 1975

 

Antel J, Bernstein A, Hendrichson B, Rosenkoetter P, Kohn N, Stefansson K. Evaluation of human neurons by monoclonal antibody. Neurology 33:107 [Suppl 2], 1983

 

Neurological diseases affecting the lower extremity. American Academy of Ambulatory Foot Surgery Seminar, Chicago, December 1985

 

Computer applications in neurology. American Academy of Neurology annual meeting, New Orleans, April 1986

 

B12 and the Central Nervous System. University of Chicago Neurology Grand Rounds, March 1991

 

Epilepsy Update. CMS Medicine Grand Rounds, September 11, 1997

 

Pain after injury. State Farm Insurance, Jan. 21, 2003

 

Psychosomatic considerations in office practice. St. Anthony Hospital, Chicago, IL; March 20, 2003

 

Myofascial pain. State Farm Insurance Corporate Counsel, June 21, 2003

 

Treating the patient with chronic pain. Kindred Hospital, Jan. 15, 2004

 

Which symptoms to treat? Center for Addictive Problems, April 21, 2004

 

Anxiety, addiction, and seizures. Center for Addictive Problems, July 7, 2004

 

Rethinking Tavistock. American Psychological Association, Division 39 Meeting, Chicago, April 25, 2010

 

Case Presentation, Institute for Psychoanalysis, Chicago, Sept. 29, 2010

 

Presentation to Forensic Journal Club, University of Chicago, Sept. 20, 2011

 

Case Presentation, Institute for Psychoanalysis, Chicago, Sept. 28, 2011

 

Developing an Analysis, Deepening the Process. American Psychoanalytic Association, Washington, DC, June 2010

 

Chair, Scientific Paper Session on Analytic Listening.  American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, Jan. 15, 2016

 

 

Chapters

 

Kohn N. Neurologic diseases. in Gleicher N, et al. Principles and practice of medical therapy in pregnancy, third edition, 1997

 

 

Letters

 

Kohn N. Let's consider before rushing into drug testing. The New York Times 9/24/86