• Loren Rolak MD

  • Physician - Neurology


    • Clinical Research Center
    • 1000 North Oak Avenue 4F3 Marshfield, WI 54449

Education


1982:
Residency, Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston, TX
1979:
Internship, Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston, TX
1978:
MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
1975:
Psychology, University of Arizona, Graduate School, Tucson, AZ
1974:
BA, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Work Experience


2017 to Present:
Emeritus Researcher - Clinical Research Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, a division of Marshfield Clinic, Inc., Marshfield, WI
2004 to Present:
Clinical Professor of Neurology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
2002 to Present:
Adjunct Professor of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
1994 to 2017:
Department of Neurosciences, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield
1994 to 2017:
Staff Neurologist, Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, WI
1990 to 1994:
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
1989 to 1994:
Assistant Chief of Neurology, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX
1982 to 1990:
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Board Certifications


2003 to Present:
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (for Neurology) (1984), Recertified LIFETIME

Honors & Awards


2008:
Gwen D. Sebold Award for Outstanding Research

Professional Societies


American Academy of Neurology
American Neurological Association
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Wisconsin Medical Society

Select Publications


  • Rokey R, Rolak LA, Harati Y, Kutka N, Verani MS. (1984 July). Coronary artery disease in patients with cerebrovascular disease: a prospective study. Ann Neurol. 16(1):50-53.
    PubMed ID: 6465861
  • Niakan E, Harati Y, Rolak LA, Comstock JP, Rokey R. (1986 November). Silent myocardial infarction and diabetic cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy. Arch Intern Med. 146(11):2229-2230.
    PubMed ID: 3778054
  • Rolak LA, Rokey R. (1986 January). Magnetic resonance imaging in moyamoya disease. J Child Neurol. 1(1):67-70.
    PubMed ID: 3598112
  • Rokey R, Rolak LA, Vick GW. (1989 March). No pretending not to know. JAMA. 261(9):1276-1277.
    PubMed ID: 2915450
  • Rolak LA. (2003 January). Multiple sclerosis: it's not the disease you thought it was. Clin Med Res. 1(1):57-60.
    PubMed ID: 15931287
  • Rolak LA. (2003 January). MS: the basic facts. Clin Med Res. 1(1):61-62.
    PubMed ID: 15931288
  • Rolak LA. (2004 April). Defining the role of intravenous immunoglobulin for treatment of central nervous system diseases. Adv Immunother. 11(1):3-7.
  • Evans RW, Rolak LA. (2004 June). The Alice in Wonderland Syndrome. Headache. 44(6):624-625.
    PubMed ID: 15186310
  • Wehman-Tubbs KR, Yale SH, Rolak LA. (2005 February). Insight into multiple sclerosis. Clin Med Res. 3(1):41-44.
    PubMed ID: 15962022
  • Yale SH, Vasudeva SS, Mazza JJ, Rolak LA, Arrowood J, Stichert S, Stratman EJ. (2005 March). Disorders of flushing. Compr Ther. 31(1):59-71.
    PubMed ID: 15793325
  • Rolak LA, Rokey R. (2005 April). More about Fildes (letter). Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 68(1):53-54.
    PubMed ID: 15792088
  • Sansone JM, Gatzke AM., Aslinia FM, Rolak LA, Yale SH. (2006 April). Jules Tinel (1879-1952) and Paul Hoffmann (1884-1962). Clin Med Res. 4(1):85-89.
  • Cohen GL, Rolak LA. (2006 March). Thomas Jefferson's headaches: were they migraines? Headache. 46(3):492-497.
    PubMed ID: 16618268
  • Rolak LA, Fleming JO. (2007 March). The differential diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. Neurologist. 13(2):57-72.
    PubMed ID: 17351525
  • Bejaoui K, Rolak LA. (2010 March). What is the risk of permanent disability from a multiple sclerosis relapse? NEUROLOGY. 74(11):900-2.
    PubMed ID: 20231665