Eight neurology residents and seven fellows graduate in campus ceremony
The Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics at UT Southwestern held a graduation ceremony on June 8, 2013.
Eight residents and seven fellows were recognized for completing their training.
Several fellows have joined faculty at academic institutions including UT Southwestern and the University of Oklahoma.
James Battiste, M.D., Ph.D. – Neuro-oncology faculty, University of Oklahoma
Priyanka Chaudhry, M.D. – Headache faculty, UTSW
Steve Figueroa, M.D. – Neurocritical care faculty, UTSW
Cherie Herren, M.D. – Pediatric neurology faculty, University of Oklahoma
Bappaditya Ray, M.D. – Neurocritical care faculty, University of Oklahoma
Lei Wang, M.D. – Faculty, VA medical center in San Antonio
Rebecca Whiddon, M.D. – Private practice, movement disorders in Baton Rouge, LA
Many of our residents continue their training with fellowships after graduation.
Asra Akbar, M.D. - Clinical neurophysiology fellowship, UTSW
Marisara Dieppa, M.D. - Clinical neurophysiology fellowship, UTSW
Justin Jordan, M.D. - Neuro-oncology fellowship, Mass. General/Harvard/Dana Farber Cancer Center
Hamid Kadiwala, M.D. - Clinical neurophysiology fellowship, Methodist Hospital, Houston
Svjetlana Miocinovic, M.D., Ph.D. - Movement disorders fellowship, UTSW
Jorge Munoz, M.D. - Clinical neurophysiology fellowship, UTSW
Andrew Nik, M.D. - Vascular neurology fellowship, UTSW
Digvijaya Navalkele, M.D. - Vascular neurology fellowship, UT Houston
Awards are given to outstanding residents and fellows.
Resident Teaching Award (Adult): Andrew Nik, M.D.
Resident Teaching Award (Pedi): Hamid Kadiwala, M.D.
TEVA Award - 1st Place: Andrew Nik, M.D.
TEVA Award - 2nd Place: Zakraus Mahdavi, M.D.
Rosenberg Award: Rebecca Whiddon, M.D.
Unwin Award: Svjetlana Miocinovic, M.D., Ph.D.
Rivera/Weisberg Award - 1st Place: Justin Jordan, M.D.
Rivera/Weisberg Award - 2nd Place: Julio Rojas-Martinez, M.D., Ph.D.
Fred Baskin Award: Isaac Marin-Valencia, M.D.
Stephen Damm Neuro-Oncology Award: Marisara Dieppa, M.D..