Former Residents

 Class of 2014

 

 
M Alvi

 Muhammad M. Alvi, M.D.

Medical School: Sindh Medical College, Pakistan

 

L Almeida

 Leonardo De Almeida, M.D. - Chief Resident

Medical School: Universidad Federal da Bahia, Brazil

 

Ashley Holdridge

 Ashley E. Holdridge, D.O.

Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Downers Grove, IL

 

T Houston

 James T. Houston, M.D.

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

 

N Kapoor

 Niren Kapoor, M.D.

Medical School: Medical College of India

 

P Rawal

 Pawan V. Rawal, M.D. - Chief Resident

Medical School: SMT NHL Municipal Medical College, India

Class of 2013

 

Brinkley

Crysten M. Brinkley, M.D.

Medical School: Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, SC

Kazamel

Mohamed Kazamel, M.D.

Medical School: University of Mansoura, Egypt

Will Meador-PGY 4

William R. Meador, M.D.

Medical School: University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Natelson

Marissa C. Natelson, M.D.

Medical School: Emory University SOM, Atlanta, GA

Province

Paula S. Province, M.D.

Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Vincent

Jessica W. Vincent, M.D.

Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Class of 2011

 

Sanders

Sharman R. Sanders, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: University of Alabama, B.S., 2003
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2007
Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
Hobbies:Photography, running, reading, traveling

Chaudhary

Asad A. Chaudhary, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Medical School: Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Birthplace Islamabad, Pakistan
Research: Basic Science
Hobbies: Travel, Reading, Sports, Photography

Lievens1

William E. Lievens, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: University of Miami, B.S. Biology, 2003
Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2007
Hometown: South Florida
Hobbies:Travel, reading, sports, photography

Macgregor

Robert G. MacGregor, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: University of Georgia, B.S. Ecology, 2001
Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine, 2007
Hobbies: Outdoor activities, travel, reading

Mason

Laura Mason, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Vanderbilt University, B.S., 2003
Medical School: University of South Florida College of Medicine, 2007
Hobbies: Running, weight lifting, yoga, camping, Italian studies

Class of 2010

 

Hasan

Amena Hasan, M.D., Chief Resident (2009-2010)

Undergraduate School/Degree: Agnes Scott College, Premed, 2003
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia, 2006
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Hometown: Augusta, GA
Hobbies: Outdoor activities, reading, cooking

jimmeh

Decontee M. Jimmeh, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Xavier University of Louisiana, B.S. Biology, 2002
Medical School: Temple University, 2006
Birthplace: Syracuse, NY
Hometown: Tuskegee, AL
Hobbies: Writing, singing, dancing

king

Wesley King, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: University of Alabama, B.S. Biology, 2002
Medical School: University of South Alabama, 2006
Hometown: Huntsville, AL
Hobbies: College football, reading cooking, computer games

long

Hayden Long, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, BS, 2002
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2006
Research/Interest: Neuromuscular disease and dementia
Hobbies: Water skiing, weight lifting, running, cooking

Prado

Luis Prado, M.D.

Undergraduate School Degree/Medical School: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru, 2003
Research/Interest: Multiple sclerosis, axonal growth, remyelination
Postgraduate Research: Multiple Sclerosis (UAB)
Hobbies: Soccer, country music, cooking

Pritchard

David Pritchard, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Oklahoma Baptist University, BS, Biology, 2000
Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 2006
Research/Interest: Neuromuscular, neuro-oncology, and cognitive neurology
Hobbies: Travel, singing, golf, college sports

Class of 2009

 

eckstein

Chris P. Eckstein, M.D., Chief Resident (2008-2009)

Undergraduate School/Degree: University of Alabama - Birmingham, B.A. Spanish, 2001
Medical School: University of Alabama - Birmingham School of Medicine, 2005
Hometown: Union Hill, AL
Research/Interest: Stroke and Neuromuscular Disease
Hobbies: Movies, Golf

Amara

Amy W. Amara, M.D., Ph.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Agnes Scott College, B.S. Biochemistry
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia (M.D./Ph.D.)
Hometown: LaGrange, GA
Research/Interest: Neuromuscular Disorders
Hobbies: Cycling, Running, Pets

anderson

Aaron M. Anderson, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Xavier University, B.S. Biology, 2000
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, 2005
Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
Research/Interest: Epilepsy, Stroke, Movement Disorders
Hobbies: Golf, Waterskiing, Tennis, Rock-climbing

pineda

Tiffany Q. Pineda, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: University of Southern California, B.S. Psychobiology / B.A. Music
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 2005
Hometown: Fort Payne, AL
Research/Interest: Neuromuscular Disease
Hobbies: Piano, flute, piccolo, violin. Travel, movies, water sports

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Victor W. Sung, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Vanderbilt University, B.S. Neuroscience
Medical School: University of Texas, Southwestern School of Medicine, 2005
Birthplace: Wyandotte, MI
Research/Interest: Research on Homocysteine Levels and Cognitive Performance in Parkinson's Disease
Hobbies: Sports, spending time with family, especially traveling

sykes

Paul A. Sykes, M.D., Ph.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: University of Southern Mississippi, B.S. Chemistry
Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2005 (M.D./Ph.D. Neuroscience)
Hometown: Hattiesburg, MS
Research/Interest: Brain Development, Regulation of Brain Architecture
Hobbies: Camping, Hiking, and Spending time with family

Class of 2008

 

Hecker

Timothy P. Hecker, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Resident (2007-2008)

Undergraduate School/Degree: Catholic University of America, B.S. 2000
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine (M.D./Ph.D.)
Hometown: Mobile, AL
Research/Interest: Neuromuscular Disorders, Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-imaging
Hobbies: Working out, Fishing, & Grilling

Cobb

Daniel L. Cobb, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: University of Alabama - Birmingham, B.S. 2000
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2004
Hometown: Huntsville, AL
Research/Interest: Movement Disorders
Hobbies: Hiking, Camping, Music, Traveling

Gann

Thomas H. (Chip) Gann, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Auburn University, B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2000
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2004
Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Research/Interest: Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders
Hobbies: Golf, Waterskiing, Reading

Han

Xiaosi "Stan" Han, M.D., Ph.D.

Undergraduate School/Medical School:Hunan Medical University
Birthplace: Hebi, China
Research/Interest: Neuro-oncology and Neurodegenerative DiseasesDisorders
Hobbies: Travel, Soccer, and Gardening

Mitchell

Michael Mitchell, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Mississippi State University, B.S. Biological Engineering, 2000
Medical School:University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2004
Birthplace: New Orleans, LA
Research/Interest: General Neurology and Neuromuscular Disorders
Hobbies: Playing guitar, watching movies

Pandey

Bijay N. Pandey, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: St. Xavier's College
Medical School: Bhagalpur Medical College (M.B.B.S.), Rajendra Medical College (M.D.), Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (DM - Neurology)
Birthplace: Bihar, India
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Research/Interest: Neuromuscular Disorders and Movement Disorders
Hobbies: Digital Photography, Travel, and Golf

Class of 2007

 

ArunaArora

Aruna Thotakura Arora, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Resident (2006-2007)
Undergraduate School/Degree: Birmingham-Southern College, Biology/Psychology, 1997
Graduate School/Degree: University of Alabama -- Birmingham, Epidemiology, M.P.H. 1999
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2003
Hometown: Huntsville, AL
Research/Interest: Movement Disorders, Epilepsy, Mulitple Sclerosis
Hobbies:Photography and Movies

Dhall Rohit Dhall, M.D.

Medical School: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2000
Birthplace: Jalandhar, India
Interest: Movement disorders and deep brain stimulation
Hobbies: sketching, writing, and volleyball

Diethelm

Richard G. Diethelm, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree:Millsaps College, B.A. Religious Studies 1995; B.S. Biology 1997;
Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine M.D., 2003
Fellowship interests: Stroke/Critical Care Neurology and Behavioral Neurology
Hobbies: jogging and camping

Elgavish

Rotem Elgavish, M.D., Ph.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Johns Hopkins University '94 / Electrical Engineering
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2003 (M.D./Ph.D. Neuroimaging)
Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Research/Interest: Neuroengineering, Epilepsy
Hobbies: Soccer, Chess

Maron

Rhodemarie Maron, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Furman University, BS/Biology, 1997
Medical School: University of Health Sciences, Osteopathic Medical School, Kansas City, MO, 2003
Birthplace: Burlington, CT
Research/Interest: Neuro-oncology and Movement Disorders
Hobbies: Running, Piano, and Sketching

Patterson

Damon E. Patterson, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: University of Tennessee, Knoxville/ B.A. Multimedia Design
Medical School: University of Tennesse, Memphis, College of Medicine
Birthplace: Knoxville, TN
Research/Interest: Neuro-oncology
Hobbies: Painting, Computers (design, programming), Piano, Home theater, History

Class of 2006

 

Arora

Amit Arora, M.D., Chief Resident (2005-2006)

Undergraduate School/Degree: Emory University, Biology, 1996
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2002
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Hometown: Huntsville, Alabama
Research/Interest: Epilepsy, Movement Disorders
Hobbies: Movies, political philosophy, and golf
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellow, UAB
Practice: Neurology Consultants of Huntsville, P.C.

Barreto

Andrew Barreto, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: BS - Wake Forest University, Biology, 1997
Medical School: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2002
Birthplace: Buffalo, NY
Research/Interests: Stroke, Critical Care
Hobbies: mountain biking, travel, digital photography
Post-Residency: Stroke Fellow, UT--Houston

Boltja

Margaret C. Boltja, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: B.A. Duke University, 1991
Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine, 2002
Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
Hobbies: tennis, golf, and basketball with husband and son
Post-Residency: Private Practice -- Macon, Georgia

LanceKing

Lawrence King III, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Duquesne University/BS Biochemistry
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Birthplace: Harlan, Kentucky
Interest: epilepsy
Hobbies: traveling, billiards, golf
Post-Residency: Neuromuscular Fellow, UAB

Olds

Karin Olds, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree:University of Missouri Columbia, BS Nursing, December, 1992
Medical School: University of Kansas, May, 2002
Birthplace: Kansas City, Mo
Research/Interest: vascular critical care neurology
Hobbies: spending time with family/friends, cooking, wine tasting, traveling, volleyball, water sports
Post-Residency: Private Practice -- Kansas City, Kansas

walker

Harrison C. Walker, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Birmingham-Southern College, 1997
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birthplace: Starkville, Mississippi
Research/Interest: Deep Brain Stimulation, Synaptic Neurophysiology
Training: Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Scholars Program
Hobbies: Classical music, College Basketball
Post-Residency: Movement Disorders Fellow, UAB

Class of 2005

 
Calegan Gerald Calegan, M.D., Chief Resident (2004-2005)
Undergraduate School/Degree: BS - LSU, Petroleum Engineering, 1995
Medical School: Tulane, 2001
Birthplace: New Orleans
Research/Interest: Parkinson's Disease
Hobbies: cooking, backpacking, running
Post-Residency: Movement Disorders Fellow, UAB
DeWolfe

Jennifer L. DeWolfe, D.O.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Jacksonville University/BS Biology
Medical School:
Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Interest: Epilepsy and Movement Disorders
Hobbies: Racquetball, hiking, mountain biking, white water rafting, and playing with son
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellow, UAB

Shimpi

Amita Shimpi, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: D G Ruparel College, Bombay, India, March, 1992
Medical School: Seth G. S. Medical College and King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Bombay, India, February 1998
Birthplace: Bombay, India
Interests: Sleep Medicine, Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis
Hobbies: oil-painting, pottery, and gardening
Post-Residency: Private Practice -- Houston, Texas

Swader

Sheri L. Swader, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: University of Central Arkansas, BS Chemistry, 1997
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2001
Birthplace: Fairfax, VA
Research/Interest: Dementia / Behavioral Neurology
Hobbies: whitewater rafting, canoeing, hiking, and camping
Post-Residency: Private Practice -- Cullman, Alabama

Young

Angela Young Achong, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Degree: University of Zulia, Venezuela
Medical School: University of Zulia, Venezuela, 1997
Birthplace: Venezuela
Research/Interest: Huntington's Disease and Neuromuscular disorders
Hobbies:piano, running, and dancing
Post-Residency: Neuromuscular Fellow, UAB