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CURRICULUM VITAE

Ryan T. Brennan DO
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Division of General

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert West Clinics
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/2000 - 05/2005 B.S., Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
06/2007 - 05/2011 D.O., Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2011 - 06/2012 Categorical Intern, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2012 - 06/2014 Resident, Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2014 - 06/2015 Chief Resident, Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2015 - 06/2017 Fellow, Neurological Sciences, Movement Disorders, University of Nebraska Medical Center

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/2017 - Present Assistant Professor, Neurology, Movement Disorders, Medical College of Wisconsin

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
02/01/2018 - Present PSQO, Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
07/2017 - Present Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
COMLEX Level 1
06/2009
None
COMLEX Level 2 PE
04/2010
None
COMLEX Level 2 CE
06/2010
None
COMLEX Level 3
06/2012
None
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
09/2015
None
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
MDS-UPDRS
MDS
07/2015
None
Open School Basic Curriculum
IHI
2015
None
Epic Physician Builder
Epic
11/2017
None
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin
60539-21
04/16/2013
10/31/2021
Nebraska
1306
03/23/2015
10/01/2018
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
06/2015 Dr. Gregory J. Harrington Award for Outstanding Service in Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Neurology

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
07/2011 - Present American Academy of Neurology (Active Member)
07/2015 - Present International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (Active Member)
07/2018 - Present Wisconsin Neurological Society (Board Member)
10/2018 - Present Parkinson Study Group

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Ad-Hoc Reviewer
12/05/2018 - Present Parkinsonism & Related Disorders
07/01/2020 - Present Heliyon

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2018 - Present Member, Medical Advisory Committee, Wisconsin Parkinson Association
2018 - Present Board Member, Executive Board, Wisconsin Neurological Society

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Utilization of Target Ranges to Treat Patients with Parkinson’s Disease by Objective Measurement Using the Personal KinetiGraph® (PKG®) compared to Standard of Care Assessment (TARGET-PD)- A Randomized Controlled Trial
Source:
Global Kinetics Pty Ltd (GKC)
Role:
Site Primary Investigator
PI:
Ryan Brennan, DO
Dates:
09/01/2019 - Present
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
SPARK (228PD201): A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of the Safety, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of BIIB054 in Subjects with Parkinson’s Disease.
Source:
Biogen MA Inc.
Role:
Site Sub-investigator
PI:
Karen Blindauer, MD Site PI
Dates:
10/2018 - Present
 
Title:
PF-CGP_19171_Using art to increase health literacy of physical activity in patients with Parkinson Disease.
Source:
Parkinsons Foundation
Role:
Primary Investigator
PI:
Ryan T. Brennan, DO
Dates:
03/28/2019 - 06/30/2020
Direct Funds:
$18,669
 
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
A 52-week, open-label, single-arm study to evaluate the safety and tolerability of 24-hour daily exposure of continuous subcutaneous infusion of ABBV-951 in subjects with Parkinson’s Disease.
Source:
Abbvie
Role:
Site Primary Investigator
Dates:
07/01/2019 - 03/02/2020
 
Title:
RESTORE: A clinical study of patients with symptomatic neurogenic orthostatic hypotension to assess sustained effects of droxidopa therapy
Source:
Lundbeck
Role:
Site Sub-Investigator
PI:
Thomas Chelimsky, MD
Dates:
07/19/2019 - 03/27/2020
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
NILO-PD: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase IIa, Parallel Group, Two-Cohort Study to Define the Safety, Tolerability, Clinical and Exploratory Biological Activity of the Chronic Administration of Nilotinib in Participants with Parkinson’s Disease (PD).
Source:
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research/Parkinson’s Study Group.
Role:
Site Sub-investigator
PI:
Tanya Simuni, Northwestern University
Dates:
10/2017 - 01/29/2020
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Brennan, RT, Advanced Treatment Options for Movement Disorders: Who, What, When and Why, Wisconsin Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, Madison, WI, 10/25/2019
 
International
Brennan, RT, You want to put WHAT in my Brain? Guiding patients' decisions for deep brain stimulation, Medical College of Wisconsin & The International Neuroethics Society Conference. Is Biology Destiny? The Ethics of Personal Identity Alteration, Milwaukee, WI, 06/15/2018
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2012 - 2014 Member, Quality Improvement Committee, Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2017 - Present Member, Neurology CME Planning Committee, Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2017 - Present Member, Marketing and Visibility Committee, Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
05/2015 Bench-to-bedside Course. Sensory Physical Exam for M1 students.
05/09/2018 Student Interest Group in Neurology - Neurology case studies.
11/11/2019 Mentorship In Medicine Luncheon M1 Students
05/04/2020 Neurology Online - Movement Disorders
05/05/2020 Neurology Online - Movement Disorders Student Presentations
 
Resident and Fellow Education
11/30/2017 Neurology Resident Academic Half Day. Hereditary Ataxias.
04/11/2018 Psychiatry Resident Education. Involuntary Movement Disorders.
08/03/2018 Neurology Resident Academic Half Day. Gait Disorders.
09/07/2018 Neurology Resident Academic Half Day. Introduction to Patient Safety and Quality.
09/21/2018 Neurology Resident Academic Half Day. Basics of DBS programming.
11/30/2018 Neurology Resident Academic Half Day. Hereditary Ataxias.
05/01/2019 PMR Resident Academic Half Day. Parkinson Disease.
05/22/2019 Psychiatry Resident Education. Hypokinetic Movement Disorders.
06/12/2019 Psychiatry Resident Education. Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders.
04/24/2020 Neurology Resident Academic Half Day. Movement Disorders Journal Club
 
Continuing Medical Education
04/17/2015 Neurology Grand Rounds. Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Update.
12/07/2018 Neurology Grand Rounds. DBS for Parkinson Disease: Past, Present and Future.
06/14/2019 3rd Annual: Advances in Neurology for the Practicing Provider. Advanced Treatment Options for Parkinson Disease and Essential Tremor: Who, What, When and Why.
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Community/Lay Public
10/28/2015 UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences, Huntington Disease Patient and Caregiver Symposium - Caregiver Burden and Burnout.
10/21/2016 UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences, Living Better with Parkinson Disease in 2016: A Conference for Persons with Parkinson Disease and their Family/Caregivers - Get Moving! Exercise in Parkinson Disease.
03/24/2017 UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences, Huntington Disease Patient and Caregiver Symposium - HDSA Advocacy: Get Involved, Make a Difference!
09/15/2017 Wisconsin Parkinson Association - Living Well, Treatment of Parkinson Disease with Deep Brain Stimulation.
03/26/2018 Froedtert & MCW, New to Parkinson Disease
05/01/2018 - 05/31/2018 Froedtert & MCW, Everyday Health Radio and TV Highlights of Parkinson Disease and Treatment Options.
05/16/2018 Froedtert & MCW, Young Onset Parkinson Disease Support Group - Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Parkinson Disease.
05/19/2018 Froedtert & MCW, Parkinson's Symposium for Individuals with Parkinson's Disease & Their Families, The Role of Deep Brain Stimulation in the Treatment of Parkinson Disease.
05/21/2018 Froedtert & MCW, Cedar Grove Parkinson Disease Support Group, The Role of Deep Brain Stimulation in the Treatment of Parkinson Disease.
06/22/2018 Wisconsin Parkinson Association, 32nd Annual Parkinson Disease Symposium. Ask The Doctors.
09/17/2018 Neenah Neuroscience Group, Froedtert & MCW Deep Brain Stimulation Program.
09/18/2018 Froedtert & MCW, Racine Parkinson Disease Support Group. Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson Disease.
09/24/2018 Froedtert & MCW, Review of DBS Indications for General Neurologist. Republic Chop House. Green Bay, WI.
10/26/2019 Froedtert & MCW, Froedtert & MCW Annual Parkinson's disease Symposium. Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Parkinson Disease: A Patient's Perspective
 
Resident and Fellow Education
12/2013 Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Neurology, Pediatric Neurology Curriculum Series - Treatments for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.
05/2014 Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Neurology, Continuum Review Series - Status Epilepticus.
06/2014 Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Neurology, PGY3 Grand Rounds Case Presentation - An Atypical Paraneoplastic Syndrome
01/2015 Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Neurology, RITE Review
05/2015 Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Neurology, Continuum Review Series - ALS and Other Motor Neuron Disorders.
11/2015 UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences Movement Disorders Program, Essential Tremor - Overview and treatment.
01/2016 UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences Movement Disorders Program, Anatomy of Movement, a detailed review of basal ganglia anatomy.
02/2016 UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences Movement Disorders Program, Tardive Syndromes
03/2016 UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences Movement Disorders Program, Paroxysmal Dyskinesias.
03/2016 UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences Movement Disorders Program, Deep Brain Stimulation Anatomy and Physiology.
07/2016 UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences Movement Disorders Program, Fellow EPIC Orientation.
11/2016 UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences Movement Disorders Program, Medical Treatment of Parkinson Disease Motor Symptoms.
 
Continuing Medical Education
04/07/2016 UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences, Grand Rounds - Parkinson Disease Quality Metrics.
10/21/2016 UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences, The Multidisciplinary Approach to Parkinson's Disease Care: A Conference for Medical Professionals and Providers.
04/13/2017 UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences, Grand Rounds - Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery In Parkinson Disease: Real life experience from a tertiary care center.
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
06/09/2018 Parkinsons Foundation Moving Day Walk, Milwaukee, WI
06/08/2019 Parkinsons Foundation Moving Day Walk, Milwaukee, WI
02/24/2020 - 02/25/2020 American Academy of Neurology, Neurology on the Hill
 

ROBERT D. AND PATRICIA E. KERN INSTITUTE FOR THE TRANSFORMATION OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND NATIONAL TRANSFORMATION NETWORK ACTIVITIES:
03/01/2019 Virtual Clinic Videos, Cerebellar Ataxia
 

COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS:
04/01/2018 Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson Disease. The Network Magazine. Wisconsin Parkinson Association, Spring 2018.
02/01/2019 Ask the Doctors, Is Dementia a part of Parkinson's? The Network Magazine. Wisconsin Parkinson Association, Spring 2019.


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Janis KL, Brennan RT, Drolet RE, Behrouz B, Kaufman SK, Lookingland KJ, Goudreau JL. Effects of sildenafil on nigrostriatal dopamine neurons in a murine model of Parkinson's disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2008 Sep;15(1):97-107.
2. Yu SW, Baek SH, Brennan RT, Bradley CJ, Park SK, Lee YS, Jun EJ, Lookingland KJ, Kim EK, Lee H, Goudreau JL, Kim SW. Autophagic death of adult hippocampal neural stem cells following insulin withdrawal. Stem Cells. 2008 Oct;26(10):2602-10.
 
Abstracts
1. Persons R, Brennan RT, Shumate D, Peltier W. Small Cell Lung Cancer Presenting as CRMP-5 Mediated Progressive Motor and Sensory Deficit. Poster presented at: American College of Physicians 2014 Wisconsin Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting; 2014 September 5-6; Wisconsin Dells, WI.
2. Brennan RT, Book D. Proposal for a quarterly Systems Based Morbidity, Mortality and Improvement Conference for the Department of Neurology. Poster presented at: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Retreat; 2013 October 2013; Wauwatosa, WI.
3. Brennan RT, Drolet RE, Rodriguez R, Nadeau D, Cibelli J, Lookingland KJ, Goudreau JL. Transplantation of differentiated dopamine synthesizing human embryonic stem cells into the striatum of hemiparkinsonian rats. Poster presented at: Society for Neuroscience Michigan Chapter Annual Meeting; 2006 May 19; Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.
4. Bhatti D, Bertoni J, Haggar F, Love L, Brennan RT, Moore P, Kedar S, Torres-Russotto D. P3. 001. Effectiveness of Blended Learning for Resident Education in Neurology: Experience from Movement Disorder Course. Poster presented at: American Academy of Neurology 70th Annual Meeting: 2018 April 24; Los Angeles, CA.
5. Lowndes BR, Malgireddy KR, Brennan RT, Bhatti DE. Knowledge, Awareness and Confidence of Nurses in caring for Inpatients with Parkinson's Disease. Poster presented at: UNMC Resident Research Day; 2018 May 31; Omaha, NE.
6. Brennan RT, Whitney D, Hellman A, Bertoni JM, Torres-Russotto D, Bhatti D. Outcomes of Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery in Parkinson's Disease: Real Life Experience from a Tertiary Care Center. AAN Annual Meeting; May 5, 2019; Philadelphia, PA.
7. Torres-Russotto D, Shou J, Syed N, Bendi V, Schmaderer L, McKune J, Hellman A, Zayas L, Thompson R, May P, Brennan R, Bertoni J, Venema D, Siu J, Marmelat V, Bhatti D. Are balance scales affected by fear of falling? – a Delphi methodology study. AAN 2020 Science Highlights Presentations.
 

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