Jocelyn F. BautistaAssistant Professor | Cleveland, Ohio
Jocelyn F. Bautista, MD, is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Staff in the Epilepsy Center of the Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute. Dr. Bautista is board-certified in Adult Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology. Her specialty interests include adult epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, familial epilepsy, evidenced-based medicine and quality of care in epilepsy. She serves as the Quality Improvement Officer for the Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute.
She graduated from University of Illinois, completed medical school at Washington University School of Medicine and internship and neurology residency training at Yale University School of Medicine. Following residency training, Dr. Bautista completed a two-year clinical fellowship in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology at Cleveland Clinic.
She received an American Academy of Neurology clinical research training fellowship award to begin her own study of familial epilepsy and to pursue training in genetic epidemiology at Case Western Reserve University. This work resulted in a Nature Genetics paper identifying a gene responsible for a familial syndrome of generalized epilepsy and paroxysmal dyskinesia. In 2005, she received an National Institutes of Health-mentored patient-oriented research career development award (K23) from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to pursue further training and research in the complex genetics of human epilepsies.