Quality Improvement & Research

All departmental trainees regularly participate in both empiric research & quality improvement projects.  These diverse and mentored projects have lead to improvements in patient care and safety, along with being represented in prominent neurology journals and conferences.  All neurology learners participate in our Departmental Annual Trainee Research Day, where an invited keynote speaker and selected trainees present to the group over dinner and a poster forum.

Sharoon Qaiser, MBBS

The Tale of Mabry Syndrome

Take a moment to read about Dr. Qaiser's experience in Eastern Tennesse visiting three original cases of Mabry Syndrome, with esteemed pediatrician, Dr. Charleton Mabry and geneticist, Miles Thompson.  For information, click here.

Jigisha Thakkar, MD

University of Kentucky's Brain Tumor Center, Patient Education Website

This site is a creation of a team of professionals of University Of
Kentucky’s Neurology Department who are dedicated to giving patients,
survivors and their families the most comprehensive care and up‐to‐date
resources available for brain tumor management.

Mauricio Villamar, MD

Correlation of circadian and autonomic variables with electrophysiological markers in epilepsy patients undergoing phase II presurgical evaluation

2016 Alpha Omega Alpha Postgraduate Award Recipient