BALTIMORE, February 17, 2020 – Kennedy Krieger Institute, internationally known for providing a wide range of services for children, adolescents and adults with diseases, disorders or injuries that impact the nervous system, recently announced the promotion of Eboni Lance, M.D., Ph.D., to the position of associate director of the Neurology and Neurogenetics Clinics. In this role, she will work closely with members of the Institute’s leadership as well as both the neurology and neurogenetics teams on enhancing clinical operations and ensuring the highest level of care, operational efficiency, and communication among all stake holders.
“As someone who began at the Institute as a trainee and moved on to become a valued member of the medical faculty, Eboni brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this new leadership role, and we are very excited that she has accepted it,” said Dr. Bradley Schlaggar, president and CEO of Kennedy Krieger Institute.
Committed to the Sickle Cell Neurodevelopmental Clinic at Kennedy Krieger, Lance will continue her role as director. She is also involved with the Institute’s Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Residency Program, providing training in neurology, and has been a leader in the operational activities of the Neurology and Neurogenetics Clinics. In addition, she is an assistant professor of neurology and pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Lance received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Lance completed her residency in general pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and additional specialized residency training in neurodevelopmental disabilities at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. She has a Ph.D. in clinical investigation from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and is board certified in general pediatrics, neurology with a special qualification in child neurology, and neurodevelopmental disabilities.
About Kennedy Krieger Institute:
Kennedy Krieger Institute, an internationally known, non-profit organization located in the greater Baltimore/Washington, D.C. region, transforms the lives of more than 25,000 individuals a year through inpatient and outpatient medical, behavioral health and wellness therapies, home and community services, school-based programs, training and education for professionals and advocacy. Kennedy Krieger provides a wide range of services for children, adolescents and adults with diseases, disorders or injuries that impact the nervous system, ranging from mild to severe. The Institute is home to a team of investigators who contribute to the understanding of how disorders develop, while at the same time pioneer new interventions and methods of early diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Visit KennedyKrieger.org for more information about Kennedy Krieger.