Team

Neurocritical Care Faculty

Venkatesh Aiyagari, M.D.

Venkatesh Aiyagari, M.D.

  • Professor of Neurological Surgery and Neurology; Section Chief, Neurocritical Care
Stephen Figueroa, M.D.

Stephen Figueroa, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Christiana E. Hall, M.D., M.S.

Christiana E. Hall, M.D., M.S.

  • Associate Professor; Medical Director, Parkland Neurocritical Care Service
David McDonagh, M.D.

David McDonagh, M.D.

  • Professor of Anesthesiology & Pain Management, Neurological Surgery, Neurology & Neurotherapeutics
Roberta Novakovic, M.D.

Roberta Novakovic, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Neurology
DaiWai M Olson, Ph.D., RN

DaiWai M Olson, Ph.D., RN

  • Associate Professor
Michael Rubin, M.D.

Michael Rubin, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor

Advanced Practice Providers

Brandi Ciufi, APN

Brandi Ciufi, APN

  • Advanced Practice Nurse - Neurocritical Care
Thuy-Tien Ho, P.A.

Thuy-Tien Ho, P.A.

  • Physician Assistant - Neurocritical Care
Essie Mathews, RN

Essie Mathews, RN

  • Advanced Practice Nurse - Neurocritical Care
Karen Merriman-Noesges, RN

Karen Merriman-Noesges, RN

  • Advanced Practice Nurse - Neurocritical Care

Fellows

Bethany Lussier, M.D.

Bethany Lussier, M.D.

  • Fellow
Zakraus Kunal Mahdavi, M.D.

Zakraus Kunal Mahdavi, M.D.

  • Fellow
Mohamed Osman, M.D.

Mohamed Osman, M.D.

  • Fellow
Claudia Andira Perez, M.D.

Claudia Andira Perez, M.D.

  • Fellow
Adam Willis, M.D.

Adam Willis, M.D.

  • Fellow

Research Coordinators

Michelle Provencher, RN

Michelle Provencher, RN

  • Research Nurse
Sonja Stutzman, Ph.D.

Sonja Stutzman, Ph.D.

  • Clinical Research Manager
Katrina van de Bruinhorst, M.A.

Katrina van de Bruinhorst, M.A.

  • Clinical Research Manager

Administrative Assistants

Regina McGary

Regina McGary

  • Senior Administrative Assistant
Brandi Smith

Brandi Smith

  • Administrative Assistant