Education

Medical School Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine (2004)
Internship Scott and White Memorial Hospital (2005), Internal Medicine
Residency McGaw Med. Ctr. of Northwestern Univ. (2008), Neurology
Fellowship Thomas Jefferson Univ. Hosp. (2010), Neurophysiology
Fellowship McGaw Med. Ctr. of Northwestern Univ. (2011), Sleep Medicine

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Convulsions
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy & Pregnancy
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Narcolepsy
  • Parasomnias
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
  • Seizures
  • Sleep Apnea

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Mimetic automatisms expressing a negative affect in two patients with temporal lobe epilepsy.

Hays RS, Lal N, Rosenow J, Macken MP, Schuele SU Epilepsy Behav 2011 Mar 20 3

Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

Nei M, Hays R Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 2010 Jul 10 4

Books

Featured Books Legend Featured Books

"Sleep Stage Scoring.". In Handbook of Sleep Medicine, 2nd edition.

Ryan S. Hays and Phyllis C. Zee (2011). Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins.

"Epilepsy Surgery and the Prevention of SUDEP". In Sudden Death in Epilepsy: Forensic and Clinical Issues

Ryan S. Hays and Michael R. Sperling (2011). Boca Raton, FL, Taylor and Francis Group, LLC

Honors & Awards

  • Neurology Fellow - Teacher of the Year
    Thomas Jefferson University (2010)
  • Neurology Resident - Teacher of the Year
    Northwestern University (2008)
  • Law Sone Award
    Texas Wesleyan University (2000)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Clinical Neurophysiology Society
  • American Epilepsy Society
  • Sleep Research Society