Paul Richard Carney, M.D.

Paul Carney
Paul Richard Carney, M.D.
Wilder Professor
BME Graduate Faculty Status
Affiliate Faculty
Pediatric Neurology
J383 BMS Building 1275 Center Dr. PO Box 100296 Gainesville, FL 32610
Office Phone: 
(352) 273-8920
Office Fax: 
(352) 392-9802

MD, 1990, cum laude University of Valparaiso

BS, 1980 John Carroll University

Dr. Carney is Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology, Neuroscience, and Biomedical Engineering, Wilder Chair for Epilepsy Research, Chief of Pediatric Neurology, and Director of the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program at the University of Florida and McKnight Brain Institute in Gainesville Florida USA. Dr. Carney completed his basic neuroscience research and engineering and medical training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland Ohio USA. He then completed his residency in neurology, pediatric neurology, neurophysiology, and sleep medicine at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor Michigan USA. His research has included several interdisciplinary projects investigating the pathophysiology of epilepsy and sleep disorders, and the development and application of new technology for the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy. He currently serves as Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator on several National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Epilepsy Foundation of America, and Industry sponsored research projects involving the application of brain dynamics to the study of epilepsy in humans and animal models. Dr. Carney has authored over 150 scientific peer-reviewed publications and conference proceedings, edited several books, chapters and journal supplements, and has published and lectured extensively. He has received numerous awards and honors including the William Pierskalla Best Paper Award, National Science Foundation National Research Service Award (Neuroscience), University of Florida Teaching Excellence Award, and Best Doctors of America Honorary Award. He is Associate Editor for Computers in Biology and Medicine. Dr. Carney is diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is Honorary Fellow and Active Member of several professional societies including the American Academy of Pediatrics, Society for Pediatric Research, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Institute of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, American Pediatric Society, American Epilepsy Society, Society for Neuroscience, American Neurology Society, and American Sleep Disorders Society.