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Susan R. Criswell, MD

Associate Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Neurology - Adult
Pediatric Neurology
Dystonia
Parkinson's Disease
Cerebral Palsy

Board Certifications

Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Movement disorders, botulinum toxin injections, dystonia, Parkinson's disease, adult cerebral palsy, Huntington's disease, Tourette Syndrome.

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Neuroscience Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 6
Office Phone: 314-362-6908
Fax: 314-747-3258

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
McMillan Building

517 S. Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362-6908
Fax: 314-747-3258

Center 40 Building

1600 S. Brentwood Blvd.
Suite 600
St. Louis, MO 63144

Suite: 600
Office Phone: 314-362-6908
Fax: 314-747-3258

Education

Education

B.S.: Biological Sciences. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 1997
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2001
Residency: Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2005
Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology, Washington University at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 2007

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Selective D2 receptor PET in manganese-exposed workers.
Criswell SR, Warden MN, Searles Nielsen S, Perlmutter JS, Moerlein SM, Sheppard L, Lenox-Krug J, Checkoway H, Racette BA
Neurology. 2018 Sep 11; 91(11)e1022-e1030. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006163.

PMID:
    30097475
    [PubMed - in process]
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Author Correction to: Pooled Analyses of Phase III Studies of ADS-5102 (Amantadine) Extended-Release Capsules for Dyskinesia in Parkinson's Disease.
Elmer LW, Juncos JL, Singer C, Truong DD, Criswell SR, Parashos S, Felt L, Johnson R, Patni R
CNS Drugs. 2018 Apr; 32(4)399-400. doi: 10.1007/s40263-018-0510-z.

PMID:
    29637528
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pooled Analyses of Phase III Studies of ADS-5102 (Amantadine) Extended-Release Capsules for Dyskinesia in Parkinson's Disease.
Elmer LW, Juncos JL, Singer C, Truong DD, Criswell SR, Parashos S, Felt L, Johnson R, Patni R
CNS Drugs. 2018 Apr; 32(4)387-398. doi: 10.1007/s40263-018-0498-4.

PMID:
    29532440
    [PubMed - in process]
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[<sup>18</sup>F]FDOPA positron emission tomography in manganese-exposed workers.
Criswell SR, Nielsen SS, Warden M, Perlmutter JS, Moerlein SM, Flores HP, Huang J, Sheppard L, Seixas N, Checkoway H, Racette BA
Neurotoxicology. 2018 Jan; 6443-49. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2017.07.004.

PMID:
    28694016
    [PubMed - in process]
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A screening tool to detect clinical manganese neurotoxicity.
Racette BA, Gross A, Criswell SR, Checkoway H, Searles Nielsen S
Neurotoxicology. 2018 Jan; 6412-18. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2017.02.009.

PMID:
    28274800
    [PubMed - in process]
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Dose-dependent progression of parkinsonism in manganese-exposed welders.
Racette BA, Searles Nielsen S, Criswell SR, Sheppard L, Seixas N, Warden MN, Checkoway H
Neurology. 2017 Jan 24; 88(4)344-351. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000003533.

PMID:
    28031394
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cognitive control dysfunction in workers exposed to manganese-containing welding fume.
Al-Lozi A, Nielsen SS, Hershey T, Birke A, Checkoway H, Criswell SR, Racette BA
Am J Ind Med. 2017 Feb; 60(2)181-188. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22675.

PMID:
    27862095
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ex vivo magnetic resonance imaging in South African manganese mine workers.
Criswell SR, Nelson G, Gonzalez-Cuyar LF, Huang J, Shimony JS, Checkoway H, Simpson CD, Dills R, Seixas NS, Racette BA
Neurotoxicology. 2015 Jul; 498-14. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2015.04.002.

PMID:
    25912463
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Inducible nitric oxide synthase gene methylation and parkinsonism in manganese-exposed welders.
Searles Nielsen S, Checkoway H, Criswell SR, Farin FM, Stapleton PL, Sheppard L, Racette BA
Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2015 Apr; 21(4)355-60. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2015.01.007.

PMID:
    25634431
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neurological outcomes associated with low-level manganese exposure in an inception cohort of asymptomatic welding trainees.
Baker MG, Criswell SR, Racette BA, Simpson CD, Sheppard L, Checkoway H, Seixas NS
Scand J Work Environ Health. 2015 Jan; 41(1)94-101. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3466.

PMID:
    25380186
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quantitative neuropathology associated with chronic manganese exposure in South African mine workers.
Gonzalez-Cuyar LF, Nelson G, Criswell SR, Ho P, Lonzanida JA, Checkoway H, Seixas N, Gelman BB, Evanoff BA, Murray J, Zhang J, Racette BA
Neurotoxicology. 2014 Dec; 45260-6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2013.12.008.

PMID:
    24374477
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Screening for early detection of parkinsonism using a self-administered questionnaire: a cross-sectional epidemiologic study.
Lundin JI, Checkoway H, Criswell SR, Hobson AJ, Harris RC, Swisher LM, Evanoff BA, Racette BA
Neurotoxicology. 2014 Dec; 45232-7. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2013.08.010.

PMID:
    24035927
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Resting state functional connectivity of the striatum in Parkinson's disease.
Hacker CD, Perlmutter JS, Criswell SR, Ances BM, Snyder AZ
Brain. 2012 Dec; 135(Pt 12)3699-711. doi: 10.1093/brain/aws281.

PMID:
    23195207
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Increased risk of parkinsonism associated with welding exposure.
Racette BA, Criswell SR, Lundin JI, Hobson A, Seixas N, Kotzbauer PT, Evanoff BA, Perlmutter JS, Zhang J, Sheppard L, Checkoway H
Neurotoxicology. 2012 Oct; 33(5)1356-61. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2012.08.011.

PMID:
    22975422
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Basal ganglia intensity indices and diffusion weighted imaging in manganese-exposed welders.
Criswell SR, Perlmutter JS, Huang JL, Golchin N, Flores HP, Hobson A, Aschner M, Erikson KM, Checkoway H, Racette BA
Occup Environ Med. 2012 Jun; 69(6)437-43. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2011-100119.

PMID:
    22447645
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reduced uptake of FDOPA PET in end-stage liver disease with elevated manganese levels.
Criswell SR, Perlmutter JS, Crippin JS, Videen TO, Moerlein SM, Flores HP, Birke AM, Racette BA
Arch Neurol. 2012 Mar; 69(3)394-7. doi: 10.1001/archneurol.2011.771.

PMID:
    22410448
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Research capacity development in South African manganese mines to bridge exposure and neuropathologic outcomes.
Nelson G, Criswell SR, Zhang J, Murray J, Racette BA
Neurotoxicology. 2012 Aug; 33(4)683-6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2012.01.003.

PMID:
    22313906
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pathophysiology of manganese-associated neurotoxicity.
Racette BA, Aschner M, Guilarte TR, Dydak U, Criswell SR, Zheng W
Neurotoxicology. 2012 Aug; 33(4)881-6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2011.12.010.

PMID:
    22202748
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effects of parkinsonism on health status in welding exposed workers.
Harris RC, Lundin JI, Criswell SR, Hobson A, Swisher LM, Evanoff BA, Checkoway H, Racette BA
Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2011 Nov; 17(9)672-6. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2011.05.021.

PMID:
    21724446
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reduced uptake of [¹⁸F]FDOPA PET in asymptomatic welders with occupational manganese exposure.
Criswell SR, Perlmutter JS, Videen TO, Moerlein SM, Flores HP, Birke AM, Racette BA
Neurology. 2011 Apr 12; 76(15)1296-301. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182152830.

PMID:
    21471467
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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