Department of Neurology
University of Kentucky Medical Center
KY Clinic, J-401
Lexington, KY 40536-0284
Tarek’s educational background spans a number of countries, including Jamaica, the United States, Canada and Australia. He is a graduate of the Sydney Medical Program at the University of Sydney in Australia. During his time there, he developed an academic interest in medical education and in particular, neurological education. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, good food and meeting new people.
2016, MEd, Master of Education: Concentration in Health Professions Education, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
2014, MBBS, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
2016 to present, Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Dr. Ali has accepted a Movement Disorders Fellowship at the University of Kentucky for AY 2020-2021
Clinical and Research Interests
Medical Education, specifically neurophobia
Kentucky Medical License
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
CITI Human Subject Research Certification
UK Neurology Handover Certification
NIH Stroke Scale Certification
2106 to present, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky
American Academy of Neurology
Publications and Abstracts
Ali, T. E., (2016). Tackling Neurophobia: A Cognitive Flexibility-Based Approach to Promote Transfer of Learning in Medical Students. In The EDU5287 Group (2016). Emergent technologies and learning: Interdisciplinary perspectives on theory and practice (Chapter 15). Ottawa, ON: University of Ottawa. Retrieved from Lulu.com.
Epilepsy Awareness in a Jamaican Community: driven to change! Amza Ali, Tarek Ali, Kyla Kerr, Susanna Bortolusso Ali. 2011 Epilepsy and Behaviour. 22(4):773-777.
Poster presentation at the First Norther American Regional Congress on Epilepsy, Philadelphia, PA (December 2007).
Epilepsy: Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices in a suburban Jamaican community. A.Ali, T. Ali, S. Bortolusso-Ali, Epilepsia 0 Suppl. 0 (Abst. 2.292), 2007. http://www.aesnet.org/go/publications/aes-abstracts/abstract- search/?mode=display&st=A.Ali&sy=2007&sb=All&startrow=1&id=7741Results:
Poster presentation at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. (December 2006).
Video-EEG Long-Term Monitoring in Jamaica: The First 60 Patients Evaluated. Tarek E. Ali and Amza M. Ali. Epilepsia 0 Suppl. 0 (Abst. 1.253 ), 2006 http://www.aesnet.org/go/publications/aes-abstracts/abstract-search/mode=display&st=Tarek%20E.%20Ali&sy=2006&sb=All&startrow=1&id=6387