Department of Neurology

Vicki Ramsey-Williams, MD, PhD

 Associate Professor

Clerkship DirectorVRW


Adult Epilepsy
Multiple Sclerosis
Neurology Education
Video/EEG Monitoring


Ph.D. in Pharmacology: Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, 1992
M.D.:  Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, 1995-1999
Internship:  Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, 1999-2000
Neurology Residency:  Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, 2000-2003 
Fellowship:   Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2003-2004



Post-doctoral Research Scientist:  The Upjohn Company, 1992-1995
Neurologist: Toledo Neurological Associates, Inc., 2004-2006
Assistant Professor: University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, Department of Neurology, 2006 -


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2004


American Academy of Neurology


Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Clinical Science (UTMC), 2011
Medical College of Ohio Award (for outstanding medical students), 1998
Medical College of Ohio Award, 1997
Predoctoral Fellowship Award, Medical College of Ohio Graduate School, 1987-1992



Atallah, J., Gage, E., Koning, J., Duggan, J., Ramsey-Williams, V., Scott, S., Gaudin, D.,     and Sarkan, M.  2014  Treatment of post-dural puncture headache using epidural injection of fibrin sealant as an alternative to autologous epidural blood patch (case report).  Scandinavian Journal of Pain.  5(3): 170-172.

Ramsey-Williams, V.A. and Carter, D.B.  1996  Chronic triazolam and its withdrawal alters GABAA receptor subunit mRNA levels:  an in situ hybridization study.  Mol. Brain Res., 43:  132-40.

Ramsey-Williams, V.A., Wu, Y., and Rosenberg, H.C.  1994  Comparison of anticonvulsant tolerance, crosstolerance, and benzodiazepine receptor binding following chronic treatment with diazepam or midazolam.  Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav., 48:  765-72.

Wu, Y., Rosenberg, H.C., Chiu, T.H., and Ramsey-Williams, V.A.  1994  Regional changes in [3H]zolpidem binding to brain benzodiazepine receptors in flurazepam tolerant rat:  Comparison with changes in [3H] flunitrazepam binding.  J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther., 268(2):  675-82

Ramsey, V.A., Tietz, E.I., and Rosenberg, H.C.  1991  Chronic flurazepam differentially regulates a behavioral effect of GABA agonists.  Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav., 38:  659-63.

Book Chapters
Ramsey-Williams, V.A. and Tietjen, G.E. 2012 “Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, Neurological Complications”. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult, 2nd edition, p.66-7.

Ramsey-Williams, V.A.and Tietjen, G.E. 2012 “Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Neurological Complications”. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult, 2nd edition, p. 402-3.

Ramsey-Williams, V.A. 2012 “Vitamin B-12 Deficiency”. In The 5-Minute Neurology Consult, 2nd edition. P. 434-435


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Last Updated: 6/27/22