Elena N. Bodnar, MD
Currently the President of the TRMRI, Dr. Elena N. Bodnar started her career as a physician in Ukraine during the Chornobyl nuclear accident. She treated and assisted in the relocation of individuals affected by the accident, and studied the consequences of radiation exposure. In the United States, Dr. Bodnar has been involved in clinical studies of novel diagnostic and theraputic modalities, managed the Electrical Trauma Research Program at the University of Chicago, and collaborated with the World Healt Organization and the International Atomic Energy Agency on projects related to the Chernobyl nuclear accident.
Dr. Bodnar's Publications
A. Ramati, N.H. Pliskin, S. Keedy, R.J. Erwin, J.W. Fink, E.N. Bodnar, R.C. Lee, M.A. Cooper, K. Kelley, and J.A. Sweeney, Alteration in Functional Brain Systems after Electrical Injury, Journal of Neurotrauma, vol. 26, 2009, pp. 1815-1822.
F. Despa, S. Basati, Z. Zhang, J. D'Andrea, J.P. Reilly, E.N. Bodnar, and R.C. Lee, Electromuscular incapacitation results from stimulation of spinal reflexes, Bioelectromagnetics, vol. 30, Jul. 2009, pp. 411-421.
A. Ramati, L.H. Rubin, A. Wicklund, N.H. Pliskin, A.N. Ammar, J.W. Fink, E.N. Bodnar, R.C. Lee, M.A. Cooper, and K.M. Kelley, Psychiatric morbidity following electrical injury and its effects on cognitive functioning, General Hospital Psychiatry, vol. 31, Jul. 2009, pp. 360-366.
R.C. Lee, E.N. Bodnar, P. Betala, and S. Blom-Eberwein, Electrical Shock Trauma, Handbook of Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields, CRC Press, 2007, pp. 333-250.
M. Bier, W. Chen, E. Bodnar, and R.C. Lee, Biophysical injury mechanisms associated with lightning injury, NeuroRehabilitation, vol. 20, 2005, pp. 53-62.
R.C. Lee, E.N. Bodnar, and K.E. Rojahn, Diagnosis and Management of Electrical Injury, Weiner's Pain Management: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, Seventh Edition, Informa Healthcare, 2005, pp. 559-568.