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Han C. Phan, MD

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Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Han C. Phan, MD, is a pediatric neurologist. She works as an Associate Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her clinical and research interests are neuromuscular disorders and sleep medicine. Dr. Phan is also a member of the Pediatric Advisory Committee at the FDA.

Dr. Phan obtained her medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. She completed her internship in pediatrics at Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Phan completed her residency in pediatrics and fellowships in pediatric neurology and sleep medicine at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

Dr. Phan has worked as a guest researcher and clinical consultant with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Newborn Screening Branch and Rare Disorder and Health Outcome team.


Representative Publications:

The Survival of Motor Neuron Protein Acts as a Molecular Chaperone for mRNP Assembly

Newborn screening for spinal muscular atrophy: Anticipating an imminent need

Perfect Periodicity: To Be Or Not To Be Periodic Leg Movements