Curriculum Vitae May 2016

May 8, 2016

 

Pieter Robert Adriaan Kark; born in Boston, Massachusetts; married, nine children

e-mail: pieterk@post.harvard.edu; office: 650-762-6755. http://pieterkark.comhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/pieterkark/

Mt. Dora, FL 32757

Degrees: MA (Oxon.), MD (Harvard), FAAN, FACP

Education:

1958-59   Harvard College (sophomore status, advanced placement)

1959-62   St. John’s College, University of Oxford, England, UK  (passed 1st and 2nd

examinations for the B.M., B.Ch.)

1962      B.A. with Second Class Honours, Animal Physiology (Medicine), University of Oxford.

1962-63   Oxford University:  Bacteriology, Pathology,  Pharmacology; passed examination in these subjects for 2nd part of the B.M., B.Ch.

1963      Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital, University of Illinois, Chicago: physical diagnosis, laboratory diagnosis, and special pathology courses.

1963-65   Harvard Medical School.

1965      M.D. cum laude in general studies, Harvard Medical School.

1967      M.A., University of Oxford.

 

Board Certification, Licensure:

Certified, National Board of Medical Examiners, July 1, 1966.

Certified, American Board of Psychiatry and  Neurology (Neurology), April, 1978.

Licensed,  Commonwealth of Massachusetts, May, 1968 (inactive)

Licensed,  State of California, February, 1972. (inactive)

Licensed,  State of Louisiana, December, 1983. (inactive)

Licensed,  State of New York, June, 1987. (inactive)

 

Employment:

1965-66 Harvard IInd and IVth Medical Services, Boston City Hospital,  Medical Internship.

1966-67 Harvard IInd and IVth Medical Services, Boston City Hospital, Assistant Resident in Medicine.

1967-68  Department of Neurology,  Massachusetts General Hospital, Assistant Resident; and Research Fellow, Harvard University.

1968-70  Medical Neurology Branch, NINDB, NIH, Clinical Associate, Clinical Neurology and Neurochemistry (Commissioned Officer, USPHS: Acting Surgeon/Lt. Commander).

1970-71  Medical Neurology Branch, NINDB, NIH,  Guest Worker, Associate Physician, Neurochemistry and Clinical Research  in  Neuromuscular  Diseases.

1971-72  Senior Resident,  Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine; Post-doctoral Scholar, Mental Retardation Research Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute, UCLA School of Medicine.

1972-79  Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, UCLA School of  Medicine.

1972-78  Investigator, Neurobiochemistry Group,  Mental Retardation Research Center, UCLA          .

1975-80  Director, Friedreich’s Ataxia Clinic,  UCLA.

1978-83 Member-at-large, Mental Retardation Research Center, UCLA.

1978-83  Member, Jerry Lewis Neuromuscular Research Center, UCLA.

1979-83  Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, UCLA

1980-83  Director, Ataxia Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute Hospital, UCLA.

1982-83  Neurological Consultant to Geriatrics Clinic, UCLA (Problems of Gait and of Dementias)

1983-87  Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport.

1983-87 Founding Chief, Neurology Service, V.A. Medical Center, Shreveport, LA.

1987 Founding Chief, Hospital Based Home Care Program and Geriatric Outpatient Program, VAMC Shreveport.

1987 – 2004: solo private practice and teaching of neurology, medicine, chronic pain, medical ethics palliative care, and end-of-life care, Syracuse and suburbs, NY.

1987-99   Syracuse:  Neurologist, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center,

1988 – 2004 Neurologist, Community-General Hospital, Syracuse, NY;

1988 – 2004 Neurologist, Crouse-Irving-Memorial Hospital,

1994 – 97 Consulting Neurologist, Carthage Area Hospital, Carthage, NY.

1996 – 2002. Lecturer, Program in Medical Humanities, SUNY Health Science Center in Syracuse.

1999 – 2006: Trainer for AMA/RW Johnson Foundation Program “Education for Physicians on End-of-life Care” (EPEC).

2003 –  Faculty, Management of Chronic Pain (under Excellus, Rochester, NY).

2005 – 2007: Medical Director, Life Loan Foundation, Palo Alto, CA – a nonprofit charitable startup.

2005 – present: delivery of Avatar at Cooperative and International Courses; 2006 – present: Junior Advanced Intern; Licensed Avatar Master

2009 – 2010 JTS Strategic Partners Enterprise Resiliency Group – Senior Partner

2010 – 2011 as volunteer, Member, then Co-Lead Problem-Solution-Result and Resume Team, ProMatch (Nova/Connect/EDD) in Sunnyvale, CA; full revision of workshop on Targeting Your Resume, facilitator of several workshops; facilitator, Facilitation Team and its workshops; author and presenter of workshops on effective tools to reduce stress, coaching other participants (executives, professionals) in each of these.

2011 – present Principal, Resolve Internal Conflicts in Your Organization (Gold Circle Organization Consulting): organizational leadership, executive coaching, resolving intra-organizational conflicts.

2012 – present: independent review board for E&I – Ethical and Independent Review Services, LLC, Corte Madera, CA 94925

2013 – present: consultant, AchieveCorp Organizational culture consulting group.

2016 — present, Owner, Business Team Solutions.

Military Service:

1968 – 1970 (Acting) Surgeon, USPHS/ Lt. Commander (Medical Neurology Branch, NINDB, NIH).

Honours and Societies:

Osler Society, Oxford University

Alpha Omega Alpha, Harvard Medical School

Special Fellowship, NINDB (1970-71)

Postdoctoral Scholarship, NICHD (1971)

Fellow, American College of Physicians

Fellow, American Academy of Neurology

Member, American Federation for Clinical Research (1973 – 1987)

Associate, American Society for Neurochemistry (1978 – 1987)

Member, International Society for Neurochemistry

Member, Society for Neuroscience

Member, Society of the Sigma X

Member, Onondaga Medical Society, Medical Society of the State of New York, American Medical Association (1987 – 2005)

Mini-Fellowship, Epilepsy Center, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, 1988

Member, American Academy for Clinical Neurophysiology (1988-1994)

Committee on Bioethical Issues (now Ethics), Medical Society of the State of New York (1995-2007)

Member, Performing Arts Medicine Association (USA) (1990 -1995)

Fellowship, Aspen Institute, to Participate in Aspen Institute Seminar on          Medicine and Society, Aspen Colorado,  (July 11 – 17, 1993)

Health Care and Public Policy Committee, New York State Chapter, American College of Physicians, 1998 – 2005  Co-chair, subcommittee on Medical Care (1993 – 2005)

Member, American Medical Equestrian Association (1990 – 1998)

Member, New York State Task Force on Life and the Law (1997-98)

Member, Medical Advisory Board, New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (Chairman, Committee on Loss of Consciousness 1999 –  2005) ; Vice-Chair of Board (2001—2005)

Member, 21st Century Neurology Leaders Panel, Leadership Forum, American Academy of  Neurology, and Advocate for Neurology, Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum (2003)

Mentor for Palatucci Advocates Leadership Forum, American Academy of Neurology (2004)

Toastmaster of the Year, Toasters-R-Us, District 4, Toastmasters International (2011)

Distinguished Toastmaster, Toastmasters International (2011)

Pushcart Nominee (2012 for 2013)

 

Other Medical Work:

1969-70   Voluntary consultant (Neurology), Anacostia Center for Medical Services,        Washington, D.C.

1970-71   Coordinator for Internal Medicine,  Anacostia Center for Medical Services,       Washington, D.C.

1974-79   Consultant, Health Sciences Consulting Corporation Inc., Sausalito, California.

1975-91   Consultant, Friedreich’s Ataxia Group of America, Inc., Oakland, California.

1975-82 Medical Advisory Board, National Ataxia Foundation, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota.

1976-82 Chairman, Medical Consultants Committee, Friedreich’s Ataxia Group  of America, Inc

1977-78   Chairman, Organizing Committee,  International Symposium on Inherited Ataxias.

1977-79 Chairman, Medical Advisory Board, National Ataxia Foundation Western Region, Inc.

1978-83; Medical Advisory Board, Joseph’s Disease Foundation.

1982-83 Member, Ad Hoc Committee for Medical Priorities, California Genetically  Handicapped       Persons’ Program.

1983 Member, Ad Hoc Committee for Grants in Genetic Diseases,  Regents of LSU.

1990-95, 1996-97 Member, Board of Directors, IPRO (Island Peer Review Organization) – PRO for HCFA Region II – New York & New Jersey

1990 – 2003 Member, Performing Arts Medical Association of Central New York.

1990- 1997 Member, Executive Committee and Chair, Clinical Committee, Performing Arts Medical Association of Central New York.

1991-93 President, Performing Arts Medicine Association of Central New York.

1994  Preceptor, Medical Humanities/Medical Ethics Course to Second Year Medical Students, SUNY Upstate Medical School in Syracuse.

1995 – 2002 Lecturer, Medical Humanities/Medical Ethics Course to First and Second Year Medical Students at SUNY Upstate Medical School in Syracuse.

1998 – 2000 Board of Governors, Performing Arts Medicine Association – Central New York.

2002 –  2005 Member, Regional Pain Advisory Committee, Excellus, Rochester NY and Faculty, Management of Chronic Pain courses.

 

UCLA Committees:

1973-76   Clinical Research Center Advisory Committee

1973-78   Department Utilization Review Committee

1978-83   Secretary, Departmental Patient Care Policy Committee

1978-83   Chairman, Departmental Residency Training Committee

1978-83   UCLA Hospital Internship and Residency Committee

1980-83   Department Residency Selection Committee

1981-83   UCLA Academic Senate: Academic Freedom Committee

 

Louisiana State University School of Medicine – Shreveport and V A M C Committees:

1983-87   Clinical Executive Committee, VAMC (ex officio)

1983-87   Library Committee, VAMC

1984-87   Research and Development Committee, VAMC

1984-87   Curriculum Committee, LSUSC-S

1985-87   VA Central Office SERP Team to VAMC Louisville

1985-87   Field Advisory Committee to VA Central Office on DRG Re-Weightings

1985-87   Co-Chair, Course on Introduction to Clinical Medicine, LSUMC-School of  Medicine

1985-87   Chair, Medical Supervisory Committee for Rehabilitation Medicine Service, VAMC

1986-87   QA/UR Board, VAMC (ex officio)

1986-87   Medical Staff Executive Committee, VAMC (ex officio)

 

Additional Medical Committees in New York:

1988-92   Intensive Care Quality Assurance Committee, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center

1988-91   Utilization Review Committee, Onondaga County Medical Society

1988-90  Committee for Neurology Grand Rounds, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center

1988 – 1992 Performance Health Care Committee, National Flute Association

1989 – 2005 Committee on Bioethical Issues, (now Ethics Committee), Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY)

1989 – 97 Executive Committee, Performing Arts Medicine Association of Central NY

1989 – 99  Ethics Committee,  St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center

1990 – 1995, 1996  – 1967 Board of Directors, IPRO (Island Peer Review Organization, PRO for NY & NJ)

1990 – 99 Executive Committee, Department of Medicine, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center

1997 – 2006 Committee on Environmental Concerns, Medical Society of the State of New York

1998 – 2000 Board of Governors, Performing Arts Medicine Association of Central New York

 

Community Service in Neurology, New York:

1987 – 95 Neurology Clinic, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center

1987 – 2004 Teaching of Neurology to medical students, neurology residents, transitional interns, family practice residents, nurses, and PAs at Community-General, Crouse-Irving Memorial, and St. Joseph’s Hospital and in my office.

1988 – 2003  Workshops and seminars alone and with others on problems of the neck, arms, and hands in musicians for PAMA-CNY (2 to 3 yearly), NFA (yearly through 1992), and other groups (Westminster Choir School, California State University at Long Beach, musical groups in Central New York).

1999 – 2006 faculty for train-the-trainer courses in Education for Professionals in End-of-life Care (EPEC) in San Jose, CA; Harrisburg, Philadelphia, College Station, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre (x2), PA; Huntington and Princeton, NJ; Binghamton, Utica, Westchester, Syracuse, Rochester (x2), Cooperstown, Buffalo, and Plattsburg, NY; Las Vegas, NV and Tenaya Lodge, CA; and co-facilitated in National EPEC train-the-trainer program New York City, December, 2001.

2001 – 2002 Ethics Committee and Consultant for Palliative Care, Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, NY.

2002 – 2004 Ethics and Palliative Care Committees, Community-General Hospital, Syracuse, NY.

2003 –  Faculty, Training Health Professionals in Treating Chronic Pain (under Excellus, Rochester, NY)

 

Non-Medical Community Service:

1979-83 Board of Trustees, Beth Israel Temple, Santa Monica, CA; member, Rabbinic Search Committee

1984-1987 Board of Trustees, Synagogue Agudath, Shreveport, LA; chair, Rabbinic Search Committee

1989 – 99 Board of Directors, Central New York Flute Association

1991-92 District Commissioner, Limestone Pony Club, Manlius, NY; member, nominating committees, Western NY Region, United States Pony Clubs (USPC)

1992-95 Board of Directors, Limestone Pony Club

1989- 2004:  Limestone Creek Hunt; Hunt Committee, 1992-4; colors, 1992; Board of Stewards, 1993-95; point whipper-in, 93- 96.

1989- 96 Performance Health Committee, National Flute Association

1990 – 94 Chair, Committee for Amateur Flutist’s Concerns, National Flute Association

1990  Long-Range Planning Committee, National Flute Association

1993-96 Safety Committee, US Pony Clubs

1993 – 2002 Apprentice, Assistant, then a Chief Horse Management Judge (teacher of horse care and safety at USPC Rallies), various rallies in Western New York Region of US Pony Clubs and Assistant at 1994 Eastern Championships, USPC; Assistant HM Judge at rallies in WNY Region and at National Championships, USPC, Lexington KY,  Culpeper, VA, Lexington, VA; Chief HM Judge for Dressage Rally, Show Jumping  Rallies and Tetrathalon, Tri-State Region, OH; Combined Training (Eventing) Rally, Red River and Rio Grande Regions, TX; and Games Rally and D2-3 Combined Training Rallies, WNY Region.

1995 – 2004 Harvard-Radcliff Club of Syracuse; treasurer 1997 – 2000; member of interview committee 1995 – 2004; President, 2000 – 2004

1995 -96 co-chair, US Pony Clubs Crisis Advisory Team

1996 – 99 Member, Board of Governors, US Pony Clubs, Inc.

1996 – 99   Technology Committee, USPC Board of Governors (chair, 1998-99)

1996 – 98  Coordinator/Chair, US Pony Clubs Crisis Advisory Team

1999 – 2002 Horse Management Organizer, Western New York Region, US Pony Clubs.

1999 – Avatar course graduate (www.avatarepc.com) (technology of working in consciousness, personal evolution)

2003 – Masters and Professional courses in Avatar (transformational leadership with people & small groups)

2003 –2005 Volunteer Firefighter, Cazenovia Fire Department, Cazenovia, NY, Certificates as Emergency Vehicle Operator, Basic Firefighter, Propane Emergencies, Highway Safety in Fire and Rescue Operations.

2004 –EMT-B (Basic) Certificate #319858; (Cazenovia Fire Department; Cazenovia Area Volunteer Ambulance Corps)

2004, 2006, 2009, 2013 – Avatar Wizards Course– (transformational leadership in large organizations)

2004, 2006, 2008, 2009  – Integrity Course, Avatar

2005 – present: Toastmasters International (AdLibMasters, San Jose, CA; Toasters-R-Us, Mountain View,CA; Wellness Toastmasters, Palo Alto, CA; San Mateo Storytellers, San Mateo, CA; C3 Area Governor, Palo Alto CA 2008-09 leading Area to Distinction; Coach, Blue Cube, 2010 coaching club to become “Select Distinguished”, 2012: Co-President, Toasters-R-Us

2005 – present: Master on Delivery Teams, Avatar Courses, San Francisco, CA, Orlando, FL, Santa Fe, NM, San Diego, CA, Taos, NM, Denver, CO.

2007 – present: American Red Cross Palo Alto and now Silicon Valley Chapter, volunteer then Captain, Disaster Action Team, Disaster Services (Mass Care, Client Services, Staffing), deployed to San Diego Wild Fires 2007 (Registration, Del Mar Shelter), San Bruno Explosion & Fire (Case-worker)  and to local shelters and drills; Community Disaster Education, Health and Safety Instructor; Founder and Coordinator of Mentor  Program; American Red Cross San Mateo Chapter, Logistics.

2008 – 2010: Rotary Club of Palo Alto (World Community Service Committee)

2008 – present: Board of Directors, Abilities United, Palo Alto, CA, (Chair, Center of Excellence Task Force; Chair, Operations Review Committee; member, ReDevelopment Task Force).

2012 – present: member, The MagicFlutes flute  orchestra based at the College of San Mateo.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

  1. Research Papers:

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Engel, W.K., Blass, J.P., Steinberg, D. and Walsh, G.O.: Heredopathia Atactica Polyneuritiformis (Refsum’s Disease):  A Second Trial of Dietary Therapy in Two Patients.  In:  Bergsma, D. (ed.):  The Second Conference on the Clinical Delineation of Birth Defects, Part VI:  Nervous System. Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, pp. 53-55, 1971.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Poskanzer, D.C., Bullock, J.D., and Boylen, G.: Mercury Poisoning and Its Treatment with N-acetyl-D,L-Penicillamine.  New Eng. J. Med. 285:10-16,  1971.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Blass, J.P., Avigan, J. and  Engel, W.K.: Oxidation of 3-Hydroxybutyric Acid by Small Quantities of Type-Pure Red and White Skeletal Muscle.  J. Biol. Chem. 246:4560-4566, 1971.

 

  1. Blass, J.P., Kark, R.A.P. and  Engel, W.K.:  Clinical Studies of a Patient with Pyruvate Decarboxylase Deficiency.  Arch.  Neurol.  25:449-460, 1971.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Weinbach, E.C., Blass, J.P. and  Engel, W.K.:  Oxidative Metabolism in Small Samples of Normal and Diseased Human Muscle. In: Kakulas, B.A. (ed.): Clinical Studies in Myology (ICS 295).  Excerpta Medica, Amsterdam, pp. 98-107, 1973.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Blass, J.P. and Engel, W.K.: Pyruvate Oxidation in Neuromuscular Diseases.  Evidence of a Genetic Defect in Two Families with  the  Clinical Syndrome of Friedreich’s Ataxia.  Neurology 24:964-971, 1974.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Edgerton, V.R. and Whiteman, N.: Decreased Oxidation by Muscle after Denervation  but not Disuse Atrophy. In: Bradley, W.G., Gardner-Medwin, D. and Walton, J.N. (eds.): Recent Advances in Myology. Excerpta Medica, Amsterdam, pp. 33-41, 1975.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Brown, W.J., Edgerton, V.R., Reynolds, S.F. and Gibson, G.: Experimental Thiamine Deficiency. Neuropathic and Mitochondrial Changes Induced in Rat Muscle.  Arch. Neurol. 32:818-825, 1975.

 

  1. Blass, J.P., Kark, R.A.P. and Menon, N.K.: Low Activities of the Pyruvate and Oxoglutarate Dehydrogenase Complexes in Five Patients with Friedreich’s Ataxia. New Eng. J. Med. 295:62-67, 1976.

 

  1. Falk, R.E., Cederbaum, S.D., Blass, J.P., Gibson, G.E., Kark, R.A.P. and Carrel, R.E.:  Ketogenic Diet in the Management of Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Deficiency. Pediatrics 58:713-721, 1976.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Blass, J.P. and Spence, M.A.: Physostigmine in Familial Ataxias. Neurology 27:70-72, 1977.

 

  1. Blass, J.P., Cederbaum, S.D. and Kark, R.A.P.: Rapid Diagnosis of Pyruvate and Ketoglutarate Dehydrogenase Deficiencies in Platelet-Enriched Preparations from Blood.  Clin. Chem. Acta 75:21-30, 1977.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Menon, N.K. and  Kishikawa, M.:  Mental Retardation and Mercury.  In:  Mittler, P. (ed.): Research to Practice in Mental Retardation, Vol. III, Biomedical Aspects.  Univ. Park Press, Baltimore, pp. 271-280, 1977.

 

  1. Rodriguez-Budelli, M. and Kark, R.A.P.: Kinetic Evidence for a Structural Abnormality of Lipoamide Dehydrogenase in Two Patients with Friedreich Ataxia. Neurology 28:1283-1286, 1978.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Rodriguez-Budelli, M. and Blass, J.P.:  Evidence for a Primary Defect of Lipoamide Dehydrogenase in Friedreich’s Ataxia. In: Kark, R.A.P., Rosenberg, R.N. and  Schut, L.J. (eds.):  The Inherited Ataxias:  Biochemical, Viral and  Pathological Studies. (Adv. Neurol. Ser. Vol. 21).  Raven Press, N.Y., pp. 163-180, 1978.

 

  1. Rodriguez-Budelli, M., Kark, R.A.P., Blass, J.P. and Spence, M.A.: Action of Physostigmine on Inherited Ataxias. In: Kark, R.A.P., Rosenberg, R.N. and Schut, L.J. (eds.):  The Inherited Ataxias:  Biochemical, Viral and Pathological Studies.  (Adv. Neurol. Ser.Vol. 21).  Raven Press, N.Y., pp. 195-;202, 1978.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P. and Rodriguez-Budelli, M.: Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Spinocerebellar Degenerations. Neurology (N.Y.) 29:126-131, 1979.

 

  1. Reza, M.J., Kar, N.C., Pearson, C.M. and Kark, R.A.P.: Recurrent Myoglobinuria Due to Muscle Carnitine Palmityl Transferase Deficiency. Ann. Intern. Med. 88:610-615, 1978.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P. and Rodriguez-Budelli, M.M.: Clinical Correlations of Partial Deficiency of Lipoamide Dehydrogenase. Neurology (N.Y.) 29:1006-1013, 1979.

 

  1. Roberts, N.K., Perloff, J.K. and Kark, R.A.P.:  Cardiac Conduction in the Kearns-Sayre Syndrome. Am. J. Cardiol. 44:1396-1400, 1979.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Rodriguez-Budelli, M., Perlman, S., Gulley, W.F. and Torok,K.:  Preclinical Diagnosis and Carrier Detection in Ataxia Associated with Abnormalities of Lipoamide Dehydrogenase.  Neurology (N.Y.) 30:502-508, 1980.

 

  1. Nemeth, P.M., Meyer, D. and  Kark, R.A.P.:  Effects of Denervation and Simple Disuse on Rates of Oxidation and on Activities of Four Mitochondrial Enzymes in Type I Muscle.  J. Neurochem. 35:1351-1360, 1980.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Budelli, M.M.R., Becker, D.M., Weiner, L.P.  and Forsythe, A.B.:  Lipoamide Dehydrogenase:  Rapid Heat Inactivation in Platelets of Patients with Recessively Inherited Ataxia.  Neurology (N.Y.) 31:199-;202, 1981.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Budelli, M.M.R. and Wachsner, R.:  Double-Blind, Triple-Crossover Trial of Low Doses of Oral Physostigmine in Inherited Ataxias.  Neurology (N.Y.) 31:288-292, 1981.

 

  1. Becker, D.M., Knipprath, W.W., Perlman, S.L., Nissenson, C. and Kark, R.A.P.:  Optimal Conditions for the Assay of Lipoamide Dehydrogenase in Homogenized Human Platelets.  Clin. Chim. Acta 121:1-9, 1982.

 

  1. Nuwer, M.R., Perlman, S.L., Packwood, J.W. and  Kark, R.A.P.: Evoked Potential Abnormalities in the Various Inherited Ataxias.  Ann. Neurol. 13:20-27, 1983.

 

  1. Child, J.S., Perloff, J.K., Bach, P.M., Wolfe, A.D., Perlman, S. and Kark, R.A.P.: Cardiac Involvement in Friedreich’s Syndrome.  A Clinical Study of 75 Patients. J. Amer. Coll. Cardiol. (in press, 1986).

 

  1. Rosner, Fred, Sordillo, P.P., Sechzer, P.H., Risemberg, H.M., Ona, F.V., Numann, P.J., Loeb, L., Farnsworth, P.B., Bennett, A.J., Wolpaw, J.R., Rogatz, P., Landolt, A.B., Kark, P.R., Kanick, V., Henry, J.B., Halpern, A.L., Cassel, E.J.:  The Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources.  Bulletin of the New York State Medical Society, 1989.

 

  1. Rosner, Fred, Halpern, A.L., Kark, P.R., Rogatz, P., Bennett, A.J., Cassel, E.J., Farnsworth, P.B., Henry, J.B., Kancik, V., Landolt, A. B., Loeb, L., Numann, P.J., Ona, F. V., Risemberg, H.M., Sechzer, P.H., Sordillo, P.P., and Wolpaw, J.R.: Physician Involvement in Capital Punishment. Bulletin of the New York State Medical Society, 1990.

 

  1. Rosner, F., Bennett, A. J., Cassell, E., Farnsworth,P., Halpern, A.L., Henry, J.B., Kanick, V., Kark, P., Landolt, A. ‘B., Loeb, L., Numann, P.J., Ona, F.V.,Risemberg, H.M., Rogatz,, P., Sechaer, P., Sordillo, P.P., and Wolpaw, J.R.: The Ethics of Using Scientific Data Obtained by Immoral Means. Bulletin of the New York State Medical Society, 1990

 

  1. Rosner, F., Wolpaw, J., Sechzer, P.H., Rogatz, R., Risemberg, H.M., Ona, F.V., Numann, P.J., Lowenstein, R., Loeb, L, Landolt, A.B., Kark, P., Kanick, V., Henry, J.B., Halpern, A.L., Farnsworth, P.B., Cassell, E.J., Buscaglia, A., and Bennettm A.J.: Illicit Drug Use Should Not Be Legalized. New York State J. Med., 92 (2): 59-62, 1992.

 

32.Rosner, F., Sordillo, P.P;., Wolpaw, J.R., Farnsworth, P.B., Bennett, A.J., Buscaglia, A., Cassell, E.J., Halpern, A.L., Henry, J.B., Kark, P.R., Landolt, A.B., Loeb, L., Lowenstein, R., Numann, P.J., Ona, F.V., Risemberg, H.M., Rogatz, P. & Sechzer, P.H.: Ethical Considerations Concerning the HIV-Positive Physician. New York State J. Med., 92 (4): 151-155, 1992.

 

  1. Rosner, F., Rogatz, P., Lowenstein, R., Risemberg, H.M., Bennett, A.J., Buscaglia, A., Cassell, E.J., Farnsworth, P.B., Halpern, A.L., Henry, J.B., Kabakow, B., Kark, P.R., Landolt, A.B., Loeb, L., Numann, P.J., Ona, F.V., Sechzer, P.H., Sordillo, P.P., &Wolpaw, J.R.: Physician-Assisted Suicide. New York State J. Med. 92 (9): 388-391, 1992.

 

  1. Rosner, F., Kark, P., Bennett, A., et al.: Medical Futility. New York State J. Med. 92 (11): 485-488, 1992.

 

  1. Rosner, F. et al. Ethical and Social Issues in Organ Procurement for Transplantation. New York State J. Med. 93 (1): 30-34, 1993.

 

  1. Rosner, F., Risemberg, H.M., Kark, P.R., Sordillo, P.P. et al. Fetal Tissue Research and Transplantation. New York State J. Med. 93 (3): 174-177, 1993.

 

  1. Rosner, F., Kark, P., & Packer, S.: Oregon’s Health Care Rationing Plan. J. General Intl. Med., 11: 104-108, 1996.

 

  1. Berger, J.T., Rosner, F., Potash, J., Kark, P., Farnsworth, P. and Bennett, A..J.: Medical Futility: Towards Consensus on Disagreement. Healthcare Ethics Committee Forum 10 (1): 102-118, 1998.

 

  1. Chapters, Editorials And Reviews:

 

  1. Blass, J.P., Gibson, G.E. and Kark, R.A.P.: Pyruvate Decarboxylase Deficiency.  Il:  Gubler, C., Fujiwara, M. and Dreyfus, P. (eds.):  Thiamine.  Wiley & Sons, N.Y., pp. 321-332, 1976.

 

  1. Blass, J.P., Cederbaum, S.D., Kark, R.A.P. and Rodriguez-Budelli, M.: Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Thirty-Five Patients. In:  Proceedings of Conference on Inborn Errors of Metabolism in Man, Hum. Gen. 9:12, 1978.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P.:  Modern View of Ataxia.  Western J. Med. 128:537, 1978.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P.:  Clinical and  Neurochemical Aspects of Inorganic Mercury Intoxication.  In:  Vinken, P.J. and Bruyn, G.W. (eds.), Cohen, M.M. (volume coordinator): Intoxications of the Nervous System, Part I, Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Vol. 36.  North Holland Publ. Co., Amsterdam, pp. 147-197, 1979.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Rodriguez-Budelli, M., Blass,  J.P. and Spence, M.A.:  Oral Physostigmine and Inherited Ataxias. In: Davis, K.L. and Berger, P.A. (eds.): Brain Acetylcholine and Neuropsychiatric Disease.  Plenum Press, N.Y., pp. 143-154, 1979.

 

  1. Pearson, C.M., Kark, R.A.P., Reza, M.J. and Kar, N.C.: Deficit Musculaire en Carnitine Palmityl Transferase et Myoglobinurie Recidivante. Trois Nouveaux Cas.  In: Serratrice, B., Roux, H., Acquaviva, P. and Castaut, J.-L. (eds.):  Ve Journees Internationales de Pathologie Neuro-Musculaire.  Geigy, Geneva, pp. 275-286, 1979.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., and Becker, D.M.: Multiple Genotypes, Multiple Phenotypes, and Partial Defects.  Muscle and Nerve 4:31-40, 1981.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P.: Inherited Diseases of the Spinal Cord. In: Davidoff, R. (ed.): Handbook of the Spinal Cord. Volumes 4 & 5. Chapter 7, Marcel Dekker, N.Y., pp 183-208, 1986.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P.: Clinical and  Neurochemical Aspects of Inorganic Mercury Intoxication.  In:  Vinken, P.J., Bruyn, G.W. and deWolff, F.A. (eds.), Intoxications of the Nervous System, Part I, Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Second Edition, Vol. 20 (64). Chapter 25. Elsevier, North Holland Publ. Co., Amsterdam, 367-411, 1994.

 

  1. Kark, P.R.A. and Ramachandran, T: Inherited Metabolic Disorders – a chapter in Neurology – eMedicine, Lorenzo N. and Plantz, S. (editors) 2002 @ http://www.eMedicine.com.

 

  1. Kark, P.R.A. and Ramachandran, T: Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism – a chapter in Neurology – eMedicine, Lorenzo N. and Plantz, S. (editors) 2002 @ http://www.eMedicine.com.

 

  1. Book:

 

Kark, R.A.P., Rosenberg, R.N. and Schut, L.J. (eds.): The Inherited Ataxias:  Biochemical, Viral and Pathological Studies.  (Adv. Neurol. Ser. Vol. 21). Raven Press, N.Y., 424 pp., 1978.

 

  1. Abstracts, Letters And Short Notes:

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Blass, J.P. and Baker, L.:  Accumulations of Phytanic Acid in Refsum’s Disease.  Lancet 2:1140, 1969.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Blass, J.P. and  Avigan, J.: Oxidation of 3-Hydroxybutyrate by Slices and by a Mitochondrial Fraction from Red and White Muscle.  Clin. Res. 17:611, 1969.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Blass, J.P., Avigan, J. and  Engel, W.K.: Measurement of Metabolic Activities in Small Samples of Muscle.  Neurology 20:404, 1970.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Bullock, J.D. and  Poskanzer, D.C.:  The Movement Disorder of Battery Refiner’s Disease (Elemental Mercury Poisoning).  Neurology 20:401, 1970.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Blass, J.P. and  Engel, W.K.:  New Method for Seeking Metabolic Defects.  Clin. Res. 19:141, 1971.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Weinbach, E.C., Blass, J.P. and  Engel, W.K.:  Oxidative Metabolism in Small Samples of Normal and Diseased Human Muscle.  2nd International Congress on Muscle Diseases, Excerpta Medica International Congress Series Abstracts No. 237, p. 63, 1971.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Blass, J.P. and Engel, W.K.:  Evidence of a Genetic Defect in Pyruvate Oxidation in Three Patients with Friedreich’s Ataxia.  J. Clin. Invest. 51:49a, 1972.

 

  1. Shershow, L.W. and Kark, R.A.P.:  Tardive Dyskinesia and its Treatment in a Young Patient.  Clin. Res. 21:474, 1973.

 

  1. Tsairis, P., Engel, W.K. and  Kark, R.A.P.:  Familial Myoclonic Epilepsy Syndrome Associated with Skeletal Muscle Mitochondrial Abnormalities.  Neurology 23:408, 1973.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Edgerton, V.R., Reynolds, S.F. and  Brown, W.J.: Thiamine-Deficient Motor Neuropathy in Rats. Clin. Res. 22:193a, 1974.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Edgerton, V.R. and Whiteman, N.:  Decreased Oxidation by Muscle After Denervation but Not Disuse Atrophy.  3rd International Congress on Muscle Diseases, Excerpta Medica International Congress Series Abstracts No. 334, p. 3, 1974.

 

  1.   Kark, R.A.P., Blass, J.P.,  Spence, M.A., Menon, N.K. and Harris, S.E.: Pharmacologic and Enzymatic Studies in Friedreich’s Ataxia.  Neurosci. Abstr. 1:327, 1975.

 

  1. Menon, N.K. and Kark, R.A.P.:  Inhibition of Oxidation in Chronic Alkyl Mercury Poisoning.  Trans. Amer. Soc. Neurochem. 7:151, 1976.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Blass, J.P., Spence, M.A. and  Rodriguez-Budelli, M.:  Does a Central Cholinergic Mechanism Contribute to the Signs of Ataxia in Familial Ataxias? Neurology 26:375, 1976.

 

  1. Nemeth, P.M. and  Kark, R.A.P.:  Neural Regulation of the Activity of Certain Enzymes of Type I Muscle. Neurosci. Abstr. 2:1044, 1976.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P. and Rodriguez-Budelli, M.: Lipoamide Dehydrogenase Deficiency in a Patient with Friedreich’s Ataxia.  Clin.Res. 25:131A, 1977.

 

  1. Rodriguez-Budelli, M. and  Kark, R.A.P.:  Analysis of a Defect in Lipoamide Dehydrogenase in Friedreich’s Ataxia.  Trans. Amer. Soc. Neurochem. 8:116, 1977.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P. and  Rodriguez-Budelli, M.:  The Spectrum of Ataxic Syndromes Due to Lipoamide Dehydrogenase Deficiency.  Neurology 27:359, 1977.

 

  1. Ungerer, R. and  Kark, R.A.P.:  Nerve-Muscle Contact and the Trophic Maintenance of Muscle Oxidation.  Neurology 27:357, 1977.

 

  1. Blass, J.P., Kark, R.A.P. and  Rodriguez-Budelli, M.: Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Spinocerebellar Degenerations.  Clin. Res. 25:321A, 1977.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P. and  Rodriguez-Budelli, M.:  Neurological Disease Associated with Structural Mutation of Lipoamide Dehydrogenase. Proceedings, 6th International Meeting of the International Society for Neurochemistry.  Copenhagen, Abstr. 366,  p. 412, 1977.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P. and  Rodriguez-Budelli, M.:  Kinetic and  Clinical Studies of the Lipoamide Dehydrogenase Deficiency Form of Friedreich’s Ataxia.  Clin. Res. 26:115A, 1978.

 

  1. Rodriguez-Budelli, M., Torok, K. and  Kark, R.A.P.:  The Potential of Lipoamide Dehydrogenase Kinetics for Genetic Counselling and Preclinical Diagnosis in Certain Inherited Ataxias.  Neurology 28:332, 1978.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P. and  Rodriguez-Budelli, M.:  Response to a Ketogenic Diet of Two Patients with Neuromuscular Diseases and Defective Pyruvate Oxidation. IVth International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases.  Montreal, Abstr. 378, 1978.

 

  1. Menon, N.K., Lopez, R.R. and  Kark, R.A.P.:  Effects of Mild Methylmercury Poisoning on the Lipid Metabolism of the Developing Rat Brain.  Society for Neuroscience,  8th Annual Meeting.  St. Louis, Abstr.1020, p. 320, 1978.

 

  1. Rodriguez-Budelli, M. and Kark, R.A.P.:  Heat-Lability of Enzyme in Lipoamide Dehydrogenase-Deficiency Friedreich’s Ataxia. Clin. Res. 27:52A, 1979.

 

  1. Becker, D., Jensvold, M., Bickel, S., Menon, N. and Kark, R.A.P.:  Lipoamide Dehydrogenase in Rat Brain. American Society for Neurochemistry, 10th Annual Meeting.  Charleston, S.C.,  Abstr. 242,  p. 187, 1979.

 

  1. Rodriguez-Budelli, M.M.,  Kark, R.A.P.,  Spence, M.A. and Westlake, J.:  Efficacy of Subclinical Doses of Physostigmine in Inherited Ataxias.  Neurology (N.Y.) 29:606, 1979.

 

  1. Kark, P., Rodriguez-Budelli, M.  and Becker, D.M.: Methodology in Evaluating Pyruvate Oxidation. Ann. Neurol. 5:595, 1979.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P. and Budelli, M.M.:   Studies of a Genetically-Determined Abnormality of Lipoamide Dehydrogenase in Friedreich’s Ataxia.  7th Meeting of the International Society for Neurochemistry.  Jerusalem, p. 407, 1979.

 

  1. Meyer, D. and  Kark, R.A.P.:  Regulation of the Muscle Activity of

3-Hydroxybutyrate Dehuydrogenase and Other Mitochondrial Enzymes by Motor Nerve.

Clin. Res. 28:55A, 1980.

 

  1. Becker, D.M., Kark, R.A.P. and  Knipprath, W.G.:  An Enzyme Assay for Lipoamide Dehydrogenase on Isoelectric Gels.  11th Annual Meeting, American Society for Neurochemistry.  Houston, Texas, Abstr. 111, p. 121, 1980.

 

  1. Perlman, S.L., Kark, R.A.P., Schlecter, B., Budelli, M.R. and Youkeles, L.:  Preliminary Studies of Oral Physostigmine in the Long-Term Management of Inherited Ataxias.  Neurology (N.Y.) 30:381-382, 1980.

 

  1. Jensvold, M., Perlman, S.L., Djordjevic, S., Kark, R.A.P., Becker, D.M., Budelli, M.R., Reeves, D. and Wheeler, N.:  Kinetics of Lipoamide Dehydrogenase in Rat Brain and Other Organs.  Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 6:804, 1980.

 

  1. Moller, L., Becker, D.M., Nissenson, C. and Kark, R.A.P.: Similar Isoelectric Patterns of Lipoamide Dehydrogenase in Rat Brain and Other Organs.  Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 6:803, 1980.

 

  1. Kark, P., Becker, D. and  Perlman, S.:  Reduced Enzyme Activities in Inherited Ataxia.  Ann. Neurol. 8:342, 1980.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Becker, D.M. and  Perlman, S.:  Retraction. Ann. Neurol. 9:514, 1981.

 

  1. Kelley, R., Becker, D.M.,  Van Der Maaten, J., Scott, A., Goymerac, V. and Kark, R.A.P.:  Cross-Reactivity of Rabbit Anti-Pig-Lipoamide-Dehydrogenase with Human Lipoamide Dehydrogenase.  Clin. Res. 29:430A, 1981.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Becker, D.M., Knipprath, W. and  Perlman, S.L.:  Optimal Conditions for the Assay of Human Lipoamide Dehydrogenase in Tissue Homogenates.  8th Meeting of the International Society for Neurochemistry.  Nottingham, p. 416, 1981.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P., Becker, D.M., Kelley, R., Knipprath, W. and Nissenson, C.:  Immunological and Electrophoretic Studies of Lipoamide Dehydrogenase.  8th Meeting of the International Society for Neurochemistry.  Nottingham, p. 416, 1981.

 

  1. Nuwer, M.R., Perlman, S.L., Packwood, J.W. and  Kark, R.A.P.:  Evoked Potential Abnormalities in the Inherited Ataxias:  Further Results.  American EEG Society  1981.

 

  1. Kark, R.A.P.:  Reproducing Results.  Annals Neurol: 217:6, 1982.

 

  1. Brownridge, E., Kark, R.A.P., Weisz-Carrington, P. and Beene, M.: (Abstract 270.5) Monoclonal Antibodies against Dihydrolipoamide Reductase [NAD+] (LAD). Soc. Neurosci. Abstracts 11 (part 2):932, 1985.

 

  1. Kark, J.A., Kark, R.A.P., Anderson, L., Salazar, A.M., and Estella, E.: Neurologic Diagnosis in Exertional Heat Illness. Clin. Res. 39: 412A, 1991.

 

  1. Rosner, F, Kark, P, Packer, S, Bennett, A, & Berger, J: Direct to Consumer Advertising: Education or Anathema? JAMA 282 (6): 1227, 1999

 

 

  1. General Writings and Belle Lettre:

 

Kark, P. “Physicians should not participate in executions” CNY Guest Column, Syracuse Post-Standard, March 1995.

 

Kark, P. “Cervical Fractures in Horseback Riding” J. Amer. Med. Equestrian Assoc. V (3):1, 3-5, 1995.

 

Kark, P. “True Grit.” Harvard Medical Alumni Bulletin 78 (2): 40 – 47; Autumn, 2004

 

Kark, P. “Over-view of USPC Horse Management. Demonstrating the Daily Use Of Horse Management At Rallies: A Guide For Pony-Club Competitors And Parents”  Fifteen pages. US Pony Clubs, Inc. Press, Autumn, 2005.

 

Kark, P. “Stages and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease” Radius the Magazine, Winter, 2007

http://www.radthemag.com/program/read/articles.asp?cat=51

 

Kark, P. “The I of the Storm.” Poydras Review 2 (Winter 2012): 1-17; Pushcart nominee

 

Kark, P.: Various publications in Amazon Kindle formats including “The Captain and the Fire Chiefs”.