Kendra W. Drake, MD

Neurology Residency Program Director
Co-Medical Director, University of Arizona Medical Center, University Campus
Vice Chair of Education, Department of Neurology

Contact:

Department of Neurology
1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ 85724-5023
Patient Appointments: 
(520) 694-8888

Leadership Roles

  • Neurology Residency Program Director
  • Co-Medical Director, University of Arizona Medical Center, University Campus
  • Vice Chair of Education, Department of Neurology

Education

MD: University of Arkansas College of Medicine, Little Rock
Internship: 
Internal Medicine University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Fellowship: 
Epilepsy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Selected Publications

  • Nael K, Khan R, Choudhary G, Meshksar A, Villablanca P, Tay J, Drake K, Coull BM, Kidwell CS. Six-minute magnetic resonance imaging protocol for evaluation of acute ischemic stroke: pushing the boundaries. Stroke. 2014 Jul;45(7):1985-91.
  • Labiner DM, Drake KW. Formularies, costs, and quality of care: Formulary restrictions are not the answer, especially for epilepsy. Neurol Clin Pract. 2013 Feb;3:71-74.
  • Shah A, Korya D, Larsen BT, Torres M, Drake K, LaWall J.  Meningioangiomatosis:  a rare presentation with progressive cortical blindness.  Neurology.  2013 Jul 30;81(5):511-2.
  • Chong J, Drake K, Atkinson PB, Ouellette E, Labiner DM.  Social and family characteristics of Hispanics with epilepsy. Seizure, 21(1), 12-16.  2012.
  • Ouellette E, Chong J, Drake K, Labiner D.   Emergency department care of seizure patients: demographic trends in Southern Arizona. Epilepsy & Behavior, 21(4), 382-386.  2011.
  • Coull BM, Drake K.  Coagulation Abnormalities in Stroke. In: Stroke: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Management.  Mohr JP, ed.  2011.
  • Drake KW, Labiner DM.  Lamotrigine:  Once daily add-on therapy for epilepsy in adults experiencing partial onset seizures.  Clinical Medicine Reviews in Therapeutics, 2010 http://www.la-press.com/lamotrigine-once-daily-add-on-therapy-for-epilep....   
  • Drake KW, Labiner DM.  Severe constipation associated with the use of rufinamide (Banzel) in an adolescent.  Epilepsy & Behaviour, 18:132, 2010.
  • Drake KW, Adam R.  Coccidiodal Meningitis and Brain Abscesses: Analysis of 71 cases at a referral center.  Neurology, 73(21):1780-1786, 2009.    
Residency: 
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ