Monika Eisermann is working as Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist at the Pediatric University Hospital Necker Enfants Malades Hospital in Paris, France. After medical studies, fellowship in Pediatrics, Neuropediatrics and Epileptology, and doctorate in Germany, she trained in Clinical Neurophysiology at Saint Vincent de Paul Hospital in Paris with Perrine Plouin.
Her clinical work involves all types of pediatric neurophysiological exploration, with main emphasis on epilepsy monitoring. As member of the research unit INSERM 1129 “Infantile Epilepsies and Brain Plasticity” of the René Descartes University she works on rare epilepsies, especially on neonatal epilepsies and epileptic spasms at all ages.
She has a vast teaching experience resulting from lectures given at several French universities, by organizing regular national seminaries and workshops in pediatric clinical neurophysiology, and by lecturing teaching sessions during national and international congresses and teaching courses. She participated from their very beginning as tutor in the internet-based, e-moderated Virepa EEG courses organized by the ILAE, and becomes in 2013 the director of the pediatric EEG course.
She is member of the executive committee of the French Society of Clinical Neurophysiology Society, acting as delegate and liaison officer to the International Societies. She is also member of the Epilepsy Certification Taskforce of the ILAE.