Lena Bezman, M.D., M.P.H.

Lena Bezman
Lena Bezman
Research Coordinator, Department of Neurogenetics

Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (443) 923-2769
Email: Bezman@kennedykrieger.org

Lena Bezman, M.D., M.P.H., is a research coordinator in the Department of Neurogenetics at Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is also a research associate in the Department of Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.


Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Bezman is originally from St. Petersburg, Russia. She received her medical degree from the Pediatric Medical Institute in St. Petersburg in 1977, where she also completed a residency in pediatrics in 1980. She worked as a pediatrician, pediatric ICU specialist and a researcher for several years in St. Petersburg. Dr. Bezman achieved a master's of public health from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health in 1992, specializing in epidemiology. Dr. Bezman completed a fellowship with the school's Department of Epidemiology and was a post-doctoral fellow in clinical epidemiology. She also served as a consultant for the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute and the Ministry of Health of Belarus.

Dr. Bezman joined Kennedy Krieger Institute in 1994 as a research coordinator in the Department of Neurogenetics. She is also a research associate in the Department of Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.


Research Summary:

Dr. Bezman's clinical interests have recently focused on adrenoleukodystrophy, including its treatment, progression, mutation and prognosis. She also received grants to study peroxisomal disorders and the genetic causes of intellectual disabilities.

LINK: SciVal Experts Research Profile for Lena Bezman