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Deborah Hirtz, M.D.


Program Director, Division of Extramural Research 

NIH/NINDS
Neuroscience Center, Room 2212
6001 Executive Blvd MSC 9520
Bethesda, MD 20892-9520

dh83f@nih.gov
Specialties: Cerebral palsy, autism, pediatric neurology (including clinical studies and trials)

Dr. Deborah Hirtz is a Program Director for Clinical Trials and Studies. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of Chicago and medical degree at Hahnemann Medical College. She is board-certified in Pediatrics and Neurology, and trained in pediatrics and neurology at the Children's Hospital Medical Center and George Washington University in Washington, DC. Since that time, she has been at NINDS, and has also been a clinical consultant in Child Neurology for the Montgomery County Health Department and the National Children's Center. Her interests include clinical trials, seizure disorders in children, autism and other developmental disorders, cerebral palsy, other neurological disorders of infants and children, and optical imaging.


Last Modified May 31, 2013