Primary Faculty

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TIMOTHY J. AINGER, PHD

Neuropsychology

Assistant Professor of Neurology

AYMAN AL-SALAIMEH, MD

Stroke and Vascular Neurology

Assistant Professor of Neurology

JAGANNADHA R. AVASARALA, MD

General Neurology

Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology

Professor of Neurology

ROBERT J. BAUMANN, MD

Child Neurology

Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics

Chief, Division of Child Neurology

MERIEM K. BENSALEM-OWEN, MD, FANA, FACNS

Epilepsy

Professor of Neurology

Medical Director, Epilepsy Program

 

GREGORY J. BIX, MD, PHD

Cerebrovascular Research

Professor of Neurology and Anatomy & Neurobiology

Paul G. Blazer, Jr., Professor of Stroke Research

Director, Center for Advanced Translational Stroke Science

 

Joshua J. Chalkley, DO

Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology

Assistant Professor of Neurology

IMA M. EBONG, MD

Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

FRANK G. GILLIAM JR., MD

Epilepsy

Professor of Neurology

AMANDA C. GLUECK, PHD

Neuropsychological Research

Assistant Professor

LARRY B. GOLDSTEIN, MD, FAAN, FANA, FAHA

Stroke and Vascular Neurology

Chair, Department of Neurology

Ruth L. Works Professor of Neurology

Co-Director, Kentucky Neuroscience Institute

ZAIN GUDURU, MD

General Neurology

Movement Disorders

Assistant Professor of Neurology

JULIE GURWELL, PA-C, PHD

Movement Disorders

MS/Neuroimmunology

Associate Professor of Neurology

Director, Advanced Practice Provider Program

MAHSA HAGHIGHAT, MD

Child Neurology, Epilepsy

Assistant Professor of Neurology

DONG (DAN) Y. HAN, PSYD

Neuropsychology

Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery

and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Director, Neuropsychology Clinic

AMY HESSLER, DO

General Neurology

Associate Professor of Neurology

Director, Medical Clerkship 

Director, Women’s Neurological Disorders Program

MAM I. IBRAHEEM, MD, MPH, CPH

General Neurology

Assistant Professor of Neurology 

GREGORY A. JICHA, MD, PHD

Memory Disorders and Aging

Stroke and Vascular Neurology

Professor of Neurology

Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

KIMBERLY S. JONES, MD

Child Neurology

Associate Professor of Neurology

Director, Child Neurology Residency Program

SIDDHARTH KAPOOR, MBBS, FANA, FAHS

Epilepsy

Headache Medicine

Associate Professor Neurology

Director, Headache Medicine

Program Director, Fellowship in Headache Medicine

 

EDWARD J. KASARSKIS, MD, PHD

General Neurology

Neuromuscular Disorders/ALS

Professor of Neurology

KARA A. KENNEDY, DO

Stroke and Vascular Neurology

Neurorehabilitation

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

G. QUTUBUDDIN KHAN, MD

Child Neurology

Epilepsy

Associate Professor of Neurology

RICHARD D. KING, MD, PHD

General Neurology

Memory Disorders and Aging

Associate Professor of Neurology

 

LISA KOEHL, PHD

Neuropsychology

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Neuropsychology Training Director

DANIEL O. LEE, MD

General Neurology

Headache Medicine

Director, Neurological Sleep Disorders

Associate Professor of Neurology

JESSICA D. LEE, MD

Stroke and Vascular Neurology

Vice-Chair for Quality

Associate Professor of Neurology

Director, KNI Comprehensive Stroke Center

DONITA D. LIGHTNER, MD

Child Neurology

Neuro-oncology

Assistant Professor of Neurology

ZABEEN K. MAHUWALA, MD

Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders

Assistant Professor of Neurology

SALLY MATHIAS, MD

Epilepsy

Assistant Professor of Neurology

JESSICA M. MCFARLIN, MD

Stroke and Vascular Neurology

Associate Professor of Neurology

Associate Professor of Medicine

Chief, Division of Palliative and Supportive Care

RICHARD RONAN MURPHY, MD

Memory Disorders and Aging

Stroke and Vascular Neurology

Assistant Professor of Neurology

KEVIN R. NELSON, MD

Neuromuscular Disorders

Professor of Neurology

Director of Medical Affairs

KEITH R. PENNYPACKER, PHD

Cerebrovascular Research

Professor of Neurology

Interim Director of Stroke Center

Associate Director, Center for Advanced Translational Stroke Science

L. CREED PETTIGREW, MD, M.P.H

Stroke and Vascular Neurology

Professor of Neurology

WILLIAM C. ROBERTSON, MD

Child Neurology

Professor of Neurology

STEPHEN J. RYAN, MD, MA

Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders

Vice-Chair for Clinical Practice

Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Lab

FREDERICK A. SCHMITT, PHD

Neuropsychology

Professor of Neurology

JOHN T. SLEVIN, MD, MBA

Movement Disorders

Professor of Neurology

Vice Chair Research

Jeanne & Robert Nyere Epilepsy Research Professor

James W. Holsinger, Jr. Parkinson's Disease Professor in Neurosciences

CHARLES SMITH, MD

Memory Disorders and Aging

General Neurology

Professor of Neurology

Robert P. and Mildred Moores Professor of Alzheimer's Research

Director, MRI and Spectroscopy Center

Alzheimer's Disease Research Center & Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

ANN M. STOWE, PHD

Cerebrovascular Research

Associate Professor of Neurology

PADMAJA SUDHAKAR, MD

Neuro-ophthalmology

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Director, Neurology Grand Rounds

Chair, Clinical Competency Committee

KARA J. SWAFFORD, MD

Stroke and Vascular Neurology

Assistant Professor of Neurology

WILLIAM D. WATSON, MD, PHD

General Neurology

Professor of Neurology

TRITIA R. YAMASAKI, MD, PHD

General Neurology

Movement Disorders

Assistant Professor of Neurology

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