Rebecca Erwin Wells, M.D., M.P.H.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Rebecca Erwin Wells, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor,

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4101
Department: 336-716-4101

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill , 2000
  • M.D., East Carolina University School of Medicine , 2004
  • M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health , 2010
  • Internship, Univ Of Virginia Hospitals, 2005
  • Residency, Neurology, Univ Of Virginia Hospitals, 2008
  • Fellowship, Neurology, Harvard Medical School, 2012
  • Fellowship, Neurology, Harvard Medical School, 2011

NPI Number

  • 1811101371
Rebecca Erwin Wells, M.D., M.P.H.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Rebecca Erwin Wells, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2357 | Department: 336-716-4101

Recent Publications

Wayne PM, Walsh JN, Taylor-Piliae RE, Wells RE, Papp KV, Donovan NJ, Yeh GY. Effect of Tai Chi on cognitive performance in older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014;62(1):25-39.

Wells RE, Markowitz SY, Baron EP, Hentz JG, Kalidas K, Mathew PG, Halker R, Dodick DW, Schwedt TJ. Identifying the factors underlying discontinuation of triptans. Headache. 2014;54(2):278-289.

Wells RE, Kerr CE, Wolkin J, Dossett M, Davis RB, Walsh J, Wall RB, Kong J, Kaptchuk T, Press D, Phillips RS, Yeh G. Meditation for adults with mild cognitive impairment: a pilot randomized trial [letter]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013;61(4):642-645.

Purohit MP, Wells RE, Zafonte RD, Davis RB, Phillips RS. Neuropsychiatric symptoms and the use of complementary and alternative medicine. PM R. 2013;5(1):24-31.

Burch R, Wells R. Pathophysiology of migraine [commentary]. Headache. 2013;53(2):420-422.

Wells RE, Yeh GY, Kerr CE, Wolkin J, Davis RB, Tan Y, Spaeth R, Wall RB, Walsh J, Kaptchuk TJ, Press D, Phillips RS, Kong J. Meditation's impact on default mode network and hippocampus in mild cognitive impairment: a pilot study. Neurosci Lett. 2013;556():15-19.

Wells RE, Burch R, Paulsen R, Wayne P, Aschenbrenner C, Houle TT, Eisenach JC, Loder E. Meditation for migraines: a pilot randomized controlled trial [abstract]. Cephalalgia. 2013;33(8 Suppl):96-97.

Wells RE, Loder E. Mind/Body and behavioral treatments: the evidence and approach. Headache. 2012;52(Suppl 2):70-75.

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Assistant Professor, Neurology

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