Tarek Ali, MBBS

Office Address

Department of Neurology 
University of Kentucky Medical Center
KY Clinic, J-401
Lexington, KY 40536-0284

Personal Statement

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. 

Graduate Studies

2016, MEd, Master of Education: Concentration in Health Professions Education, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Medical School

2014, MBBS, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Residency

2016 to 2020, Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Fellowship Plans

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

Medical Licensure

Kentucky Medical License

Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

  • CITI Human Subject Research Certification

  • UK Neurology Handover Certification

  • NIH Stroke Scale Certification

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)

Hospital Privileges

2106 to present, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky 

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology

Publications and Abstracts

Peer-Reviewed Original Research in Professional, Scientific or Educational Journals

1. Ali A, Ali T, Kerr K, Ali S,. Epilepsy Awareness in a a Jamaican Community: Driven to Change! Epilepsy & Behavior. 2011; 22: 773-777

2. Pradeep S, Ali T, Guduru Z. Ataxia with Vitamin E Deficiency with Predominant Cervical Dystonia. Movement Disorders Clinical Practice. 2019; 7: 100-103

3. Keeton G, Ali T, Sudhakar P, Guduru Z. A Case of Lance-Adams Syndrome with See Saw Nystagmus. Neurology. 2020 (Accepted for publication)

Non-Peer-Reviewed Articles, Editorials, Reviews in Professional, Scientific or Educational Journals

1. Thandampallayam M, Ali T, Guduru Z. Diagnostic Dilemma: Anti-GAD Chorea versus Late Onset Huntington’s Disease. Commonwealth Neurological Society: Case of the Month, 2021 Jan.

Books, Book Chapters, Monographs

1. Ali T. Tackling Neurophobia: A Cognitive Flexibility-Based Approach to Promote Transfer of Learning in Medical Students. In: Emergent Technologies and Learning: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Theory and Practice. Ottawa, ON: Lulu; 2016 (Ebook).

B.  ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS

Local/State/Regional Meetings

1.     12/2017. Ali T. Tackling Neurophobia: A Cognitive Flexibility Based Approach to Promote Transfer of Learning in Medical Students. Department of Neurology, Trainee Research Day. Lexington, KY. Poster

2.     12/2018. Ali T, Guduru Z. DBS Programming in Tremor Predominant, Dyskinesia Predominant and Rigid -Akinetic Predominant Parkinson’s Disease. Department of Neurology, Trainee Research Day. Lexington, KY. Poster

3.     10/2020. Ali T, Guduru Z. Rapid-Onset Dystonia Parkinsonism: Evolution of Clinical Phenotype 26 Years Post Diagnosis. Neuroscience Clinical Translational Research Symposium. Poster

National/International Meetings

1.     12/2006. Ali T, Ali A. Video-EEG Long Term Monitoring in Jamaica: The First 60 Patients Evaluated. American Epilepsy Society (AES). San Diego, CA. Poster

2.     12/2007. Ali A, Ali T, Bortolusso-Ali S. Epilepsy: Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices in a Suburban Jamaican Community. American Epilepsy Society (AES). Philadelphia, PA. Poster

3.     5/2019. Dicken F, Ali T, Odago F, Ebong I. Unilateral Periorbital and Facial Swelling with Multiple Unilateral Cranial Nerve Deficits in an Uncontrolled Diabetic. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. Poster

4.     9/2019. Ali T, Ginjupally D, Guduru Z. Stiff Limb Syndrome Progressing to Stiff Man Syndrome in a Non-Diabetic Man. International Congress on Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders. Nice, France. Poster

5.     9/2019. Ali T, Pradeep S, Ginjupally D, Guduru Z. Simple Partial Status Epilepticus Presenting with Dystonic Features in Acute Stroke. International Congress of Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders. Nice, France. Poster.

6.     9/2019. Ali T, Ginjupally D, Quintero G, van Horne C, Guduru Z. Left StN DBS and Right cZI DBS in a Patient with Tremor-Predominant Parkinson’s Disease. International Congress of Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders. Nice, France. Poster

7.     9/2019. Ali T, Guduru Z, Ginjupally D, van Horne C. DBS Programming in Tremor Predominant, Dyskinesia Predominant and Rigid -Akinetic Predominant Parkinson’s Disease. International Congress of Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders. Nice, France. Poster

8.     9/2019. Guduru Z, Ali T, Gurwell J, Ginjupally D. GNAO1 Gene Mutation: Generalized Dystonia Without Epilepsy. International Congress of Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders. Nice, France. Poster

9.     9/2019. Guduru Z, Ali T, Ginjupally D, van Horne C. Dystonic Storm with Change in Stimulation from Constant Voltage to Constant Current. International Congress of Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders. Nice, France. Poster

10.  9/2020. Keeton G, Ali T, Sudhakar P, Guduru Z. A Case of Lane Adam’s Syndrome with See-Saw Nystagmus. Movement Disorder Society Virtual Congress. Poster

11.  9/2020. Ali T, Keeton G, Guduru Z. Catatonia, Parkinsonism and Dystonia in a Patient with Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome. Movement Disorder Society Virtual Congress. Poster.

12.  10/2020. Ali T, Rupareliya C, Ibraheem M. Retrospect Diagnosis of Hypoxic-Ischemic Cortical Blindness in a Patient Manifesting with Presumed Non-Organic Vision Loss – Case Presentation and Lessons Learned. American Neurological Association (ANA) Annual Meeting. Poster

13.  10/2020. Ali T, Guduru Z. Rapid-Onset Dystonia Parkinsonism: Evolution of Clinical Phenotype 26 Years Post Diagnosis. American Neurological Association (ANA) Annual Meeting. Poster

 


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