Assistant Professor of Medicine
Education and Experience
- University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine (Galveston TX)/ (2002)
- University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine (Galveston TX)/ Neurology (2006)
- The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore MD)/ Sleep Medicine (2008)
- Sleep Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (2009)
- Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (2007)
Neurology - Sleep
- Sleep Center
In addition to her clinical research, Dr. Salas is involved in medical student, resident, and fellow education and currently serves as the Co-Director of the Neurology Core Clerkship for Medical Students and is the Co-Director for the Neurology Resident and Neurophysiology Fellow JHH Sleep Rotation. She is particularly interested in enhancing sleep education at all levels.
Dr. Salas attended St. Marys University in San Antonio where she received a B.S. in biology. She went on to earn her medical degree at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston where she also completed her medical internship and Neurology residency. After her Chief Resident year, Dr. Salas completed a two-year Sleep Medicine fellowship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. During that time, she also began training in non-invasive cortical stimulation techniques at Johns Hopkins.
2006 Best Overall Hospital Resident Nominee (UTMB)
2003 Neurology Resident Teaching Award
2002 Medical Student Prize for Excellence in Neurology
2001 Fellow for the Arthur Ashe for HIV Healthcare Program at
Harvard AIDS Institute
2000 Crawford and Hattie Jackson Foundation Award for Medical Education
2000-2002 National League of United Latin American Citizens Scholarship
1998 Deans List for Undergraduate Excellence
- Sleep Apnea
- Sleep Disorders
- Sleep Medicine
- Snoring Disorders
2008 present Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
2008 present Co-Director, JHH Neurology Resident and Neurophysiology Fellow, Sleep Medicine Rotation Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
2008 2009 Co-Director, Medical Students Clinical Skills Course for Neurology Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
2. Salas RE, Gamaldo CE. Adverse effects of sleep deprivation in the ICU. Crit Care Clin. 2008 Jul;24(3):461-76, v-vi.
3. Collop N, Salas R, Delayo M, Gamaldo C. Normal Sleep and Circadian Processes. In: Sleep and the ICU, Critical Care Clinics. Guest Editor: Collop N; Elsevier Inc, Philadelphia, PA, 2008, Vol. 24, Issue 3, Pages 449-460.
4. Salas RE, Gamaldo CE, Allen RP, Earley CJ. Quiescegenic Nocturnal Dyskinesia: A restless legs syndrome (RLS) variant or a new syndrome? Sleep Med. 2008, Aug 13 [Epub ahead of print]
5. Gamaldo, CE, Salas, RE, Collop NA. Sleep Medicine Pearls: Complex arrhythmia during a sleep study What to do? JCSM. 2008, in press.
6. Salas,RE, Allen,RP, Earley,CJ, Gamaldo,CE. Drug hoarding: A Case of Atypical Dopamine Dysregulation Syndrome in a RLS patient. Movement Disorders, 2009 Jan 9.
7. Salas,RE, Allen,RP, Earley,CJ, Gamaldo,CE. A Case of Compulsive Behaviors Observed in a RLS Patient Treated with a Dopamine Agonist. Sleep, accepted for publication 2009.
- Sleep Disorders
- Transcranial stimulation
2007 present Society of Neuroscience, Member
2005 present World Association of Sleep Medicine, Member
2004 present National Sleep Foundation, Member
2004 present American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Member
2003 present American Medical Association, Member
2002 present American Academy of Neurology, Member