Dr. Remington Nevin
Dr. Remington Nevin is a Vermont-based consultant physician epidemiologist and .
Dr. Nevin is a faculty associate in the Department of Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, and a former U.S. Army Major and Preventive Medicine Officer. Dr. Nevin also serves as Executive and Medical Director of the Vermont-based .
Dr. Nevin's research has focused primarily on the the , including mefloquine (marketed as Lariam®), tafenoquine (marketed as Krintafel®, Kodatef®, and Arakoda™), chloroquine, and hydroxychloroquine.
Dr. Nevin’s work has been instrumental in improving policymakers’ understanding of the potential for long-lasting and permanent and , as exemplified by the FDA for mefloquine.
Dr. Nevin has , the , the , and the , and has provided evidence to the on the drug’s lasting neurologic and psychiatric adverse effects confounding the diagnosis and management of and . Dr. Nevin's work has contributed directly to militaries in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Ireland discontinuing their decades-long policies of first-line use of mefloquine, in favor of safer and better-tolerated alternatives.
Dr. Nevin was first to publish a clinical description of , the permanent disorder of brain and brainstem dysfunction caused by the use of mefloquine and related quinoline drugs, and to publish descriptions of certain of its , including and . Dr. Nevin has also collaborated on the first of mefloquine’s adverse effects published in the forensic psychiatry literature, and published the first of a U.S. military veteran awarded service-related disability compensation for long-lasting adverse psychiatric effects from the drug.
Dr. Nevin has successfully aided attorney clients in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the European Union in reaching in cases involving claims of central nervous system injury and other adverse effects from antimalarial drugs. Dr. Nevin is also available for plaintiff and defense medicolegal consultation for cases involving other areas of occupational medicine, public health and preventive medicine, and epidemiology.
Dr. Nevin is also pleased to offer his in preparing authoritative nexus letters and independent medical opinion reports for veterans seeking VA disability compensation for injuries and illnesses arising from their military service.
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