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Joel Greenspan
Professor

Academic Degrees
PhD, Florida State University, 1980

Departmental Affiliation
Biomedical Sciences

Departmental Address
University of Maryland Dental School, Room 5-A-12
Department of Biomedical Sciences
666 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD  21201

Email: jgreenspan@umaryland.edu
Phone: 410-706-2027
Fax: 410-706-4172

Positions and Honors:

1984 - 1987             Research Instructor, Dept. of Physiology and Dental Research Center, University of North Carolina.

1987 - 1995             Assistant Professor, Depts. of Neurosurgery and Physiology, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, NY.

1994                       Visiting Fellow in fMRI, Massachusetts General Hospital NMR Center.

1996 - 1999             Assistant Professor, Dept. of Oral and Craniofacial Biological Sciences, Univ. of Maryland @ Baltimore Dental School.

1997                       Visiting Research Professor, Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction, Aarhus University, Denmark.

1999 - 2004             Associate Professor, Dept. of Oral and Craniofacial Biological Sciences, Univ. of Maryland @ Baltimore Dental School.

1999 - present         Research Associate Faculty, Dept. of Neurological Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

2004 - present         Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, Univ. of Maryland @ Baltimore Dental School.

Selected Publications

Moulton, E.A., Keaser, M.L., Gullapalli, R.P., Maitra, R., and Greenspan, J.D.  Sex Differences in the Cerebral BOLD Signal Response to Painful Heat Stimuli.  Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol., 2006 Apr 6; [Epub ahead of print].

Weiss, N., Lawson, H. C., Greenspan, J. D., and Lenz, F. A. Human thalamo-cortical pain-related activity. Thalamus & Related Systems, 3:71-86,2005.

Sarlani, E. and Greenspan, J.D.  Why look in the brain for answers to temporomandibular pain? Cells, Tissues, Organs, 180:69-75, 2005

Gullapalli, R.P., Maitra, R., Roys, S., Smith, G., Alon, G. , and Greenspan, J.D.  Reliability Estimation of Grouped Functional Imaging Data using Penalized Maximum Likelihood, Mag. Res. Med., 53:1126-1134, 2005.

Moulton, E.A., Keaser, M.L., Gullapalli, R.P., and Greenspan, J.D.  Regional intensive and temporal patterns of fMRI activation distinguishing noxious and innocuous contact heat.  J. Neurophysiol., 93:2183-2193, 2005.

Greenspan, J.D., Ohara, S., Sarlani, E., and Lenz, F.A.  Allodynia in patients with post-stroke central pain (CPSP) studied by statistical quantitative sensory testing within individuals.  Pain, 109:357-366, 2004.

Sarlani, E., Grace, E.G., Reynolds, M.A., and Greenspan, J.D.  Sex differences in temporal summation of pain and aftersensations following repetitive noxious mechanical stimulation.   Pain, 109:115-123, 2004.

Sarlani, E., Grace, E.G., Reynolds, M.A., and Greenspan, J.D.  Evidence for upregulated central nociceptive processing in patients with masticatory myofascial pain.  J. Orofac. Pain, 18:41-55, 2004.

Price, D. D., Greenspan, J. D., and Dubner, R., Neurons involved in the exteroreceptive function of pain, Pain, 106, 215-219, 2003.

Sarlani, E., Farooq, N.S., and Greenspan, J.D., Gender and laterality differences in thermosensation throughout the perceptible range. Pain, 106:9-18, 2003

Sarlani, E., Schwartz A.H., Greenspan J.D., and Grace E.G., Facial pain as first manifestation of lung cancer-related cluster headache and a review of the literature. J. Orofac. Pain, 17:262-267, 2003.

Sarlani, E. and Greenspan, J.D.  Evidence for generalized hyperalgesia in temporomandibular disorders patients.  Pain, 102:221-226, 2003.

Greenspan, J.D., Roy, E.A., Caldwell, P.A. and Farooq, N.S.  Thermosensory intensity and affect throughout the perceptible range.  Somatosens. Mot. Res., 20:19-26, 2003.

Sarlani E., Schwartz A.H., Greenspan J.D., and Grace E.G. Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania: A case report and review of the literature. J. Orofac. Pain, 17:74-78, 2003.

Sarlani, E. and Greenspan, J.D. Gender differences in temporal summation of mechanically evoked pain.  Pain, 97:163-169, 2002.

Andrew, D. and Greenspan, J.D.  Mechanical and heat sensitization of cutaneous nociceptors after peripheral inflammation in the rat.  J. Neurophysiol., 82:2649-2656, 1999.

Andrew, D. and Greenspan, J.D.  Peripheral coding of tonic mechanical cutaneous pain: Comparison of nociceptor activity in rats and human psychophysics.  J. Neurophysiol., 82:2641-2648, 1999.

Greenspan, J.D., Lee, R.R., and Lenz, F.A.  Pain sensitivity alterations as a function of lesion location in the parasylvian cortex.  Pain, 81:273-282, 1999.

Andrew, D. and Greenspan, J.D.  Modality-specific hyper-responsivity of regenerated cat cutaneous nociceptors.  J. Physiol. (Lond.), 516:897-906, 1999.

Greenspan, J.D., Thomadaki, M., and McGillis, S.L.B.  Spatial summation of perceived pressure, sharpness, and mechanically evoked cutaneous pain. Somatosens. Mot. Res., 14:107-112, 1997.

Greenspan, J.D., Joy, S.E., McGillis, S.L.B., Checkosky, C.M. and Bolanowski, S.J.  A longitudinal study of somesthetic perceptual disorders in an individual with a unilateral thalamic lesion. Pain, 72:13-25, 1997.

Lee, D.K., McGillis, S.L.B., and Greenspan, J.D.  Somatotopic localization of thermal stimuli: 1. A comparison of within vs. across dermatomal separation of innocuous thermal stimuli. Somatosens. Mot. Res., 13:67-71, 1996.

Garell, P.C., McGillis, S.L.B. and Greenspan, J.D.  The mechanical response properties of nociceptors innervating feline hairy skin. J. Neurophysiol., 75:1177-1189, 1996.

Greenspan, J.D. and McGillis, S.L.B.  Thresholds for the perception of pressure, sharpness and mechanically evoked pain: Effects of laterality and repeated testing.  Somatosens. Mot. Res., 11:311-318, 1994.

Taylor, D.J., McGillis, S.L.B. and Greenspan, J.D.  Body site variation of heat pain sensitivity.  Somatosens. Mot. Res., 10:455-466, 1993.

Greenspan, J.D., Taylor, D.J. and  McGillis, S.L.B. Body site variation of cool perception thresholds with observations on paradoxical heat.  Somatosens. Mot. Res., 10:467-474, 1993.

Greenspan, J.D.  A laboratory exercise in somesthesis that is expeditious, inexpensive, and suitable for large classes.  Am. J. Physiol., 265 (Adv. Physiol. Educat., 10):S2-S9, 1993.

Greenspan, J.D.  The Influence of Velocity and Direction of Surface-parallel Cutaneous Stimuli upon the Responses of Mechanoreceptors in Feline Hairy Skin.  J. Neurophysiol., 68:876-889, 1992.

Greenspan, J.D. and Winfield, J.A.  Reversible Pain and Tactile Deficits in a Patient with a Tumor Compressing the Posterior Insula and Parietal Operculum.  Pain, 50:29-39, 1992.

Greenspan, J.D. and McGillis, S.L.B.  Stimulus Features Relevant to the Perception of Sharpness and Mechanically Evoked Cutaneous Pain.  Somatosens. Mot. Res., 8:137-147, 1991.

Gingold, S.I., Greenspan, J.D. and Apkarian, A.V.  Anatomic Evidence of Nociceptive Inputs to Primary Somatosensory Cortex: Relationship between Spinothalamic Terminals and Thalamocortical Cells in Squirrel Monkeys.  J. Comp. Neurol.,  308:467-490, 1991.

Vierck, C.J., Greenspan, J.D. and Ritz, L.A.  Long-term Changes in Purposive and Reflexive Responses to Nociceptive Stimulation Following Anterolateral Chordotomy.  J. Neurosci., 10:2077-2095, 1990.

Greenspan, J.D., Vierck, C.J. and Ritz, L.A.  Sensitivity to Painful and Non-painful Electrocutaneous Stimuli in Monkeys: Effects of Anterolateral Chordotomy.                    J. Neurosci., 6:380-390, 1986.

Ritz, L.A. and Greenspan, J.D.  Morphological Features of Lamina V Neurons Receiving Nociceptive Input in Cat Sacrocaudal Spinal Cord.  J. Comp. Neurol., 238:440-452, 1985.

Rozsa, A.J., Molinari, H.H., Greenspan, J.D. and Kenshalo, D.R.  The Primate as a Model for the Human Temperature Sensing System: Adapting Temperature and Intensity of Thermal Stimuli.  Somatosens. Res., 2:303-314, 1985.

Greenspan, J.D. and Kenshalo, D.R.  The Primate as a Model for the Human Temperature Sensing System: Area of Skin Receiving Thermal Stimulation (Spatial Summation).  Somatosens. Res., 2:315-324, 1985.

Greenspan, J.D.  A Comparison of Force and Depth of Skin Indentation upon Psycho?physical Functions of Tactile Intensity.  Somatosens. Res., 2:33-48, 1984.

Greenspan, J.D., Kenshalo, D.R. and Henderson, R.  The Influence of Rate of Skin Indentation on Threshold and Suprathreshold Tactile Sensations.  Somatosens. Res., 1:379-393, 1984.

Molinari, H.H., Greenspan, J.D. and Kenshalo, D.R.  The Effects of Rate of Temperature Change and Adapting Temperature on Thermal Sensitivity.  Sensory Processes, 1:354-362, 1977.

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