John Hixson
Assistant Professor of Neurology, UCSF/VAHSF

About Me

Dr. John Hixson is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at UCSF and the San Francisco VA Medical Center.  Additionally, he serves as Associate Chief of Staff for Clinical Informatics at the SF VAMC, and is integral in the national Health Informatics Initiative.  Through this work, Dr. Hixson is primarily focused on patient-facing software development and the treatment of patient-generated health data.  He also is the principal investigator for a national VA-based study of the PatientsLikeMe platform in a cohort of Veterans with epilepsy.  Dr. Hixson attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University and completed his Neurology residency at the University of Pennsylvania.

At Medicine X 2015

Saturday, September 28 1:05 pm (Upper Lobby)
The Policy for Optimal Epilepsy Management Study (P.O.E.M.): PatientsLikeMe for U.S. Veterans
BackgroundEpilepsy is a seizure disorder that causes significant burden on quality of life.  Although medication and surgery can control seizures in some patients, the impact of the disease may be mediated... Read more
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