Faculty

Course Director
Andrew S. Blum, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Deputy Chief of Neurology
Director, Adult Epilepsy, EEG Laboratory, and Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Faculty
Umer Akbar, MD
Attending Neurologist
Rhode Island Hospital and Butler Hospital | Providence, RI
Jonathan F. Cahill, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology (Clinical)
Assistant Director, Neurology Residency Program
Warren Alpert Medical School
Rhode Island Hospital Multiple Sclerosis Center | Providence, RI
Joseph H. Friedman, MD
Professor of Neurology
Warren Alpert Medical School
Director, Movement Disorders Division
Stanley Aronson Chair in Neurodegenerative Disorders
Director, Movement Disorders Program
Butler Hospital | Providence, RI
Karen L. Furie, MD, MPH
Samuel I. Kennison, MD, and Bertha S. Kennison Professorof Clinical Neuroscience and Neurology
Chair, Department of Neurology
Warren Alpert Medical School
Chief of Neurology
Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI
Bradley Hospital | East Providence, RI
Preeti Gupta, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology (Clinical)
Co-Director, Clinical Neuroscience and Psychiatry Clerkship
Warren Alpert Medical School
Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Gary D. Johnson, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology (Clinical)
Warren Alpert Medical School
Attending Neurologist
Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI
Lenworth N. Johnson, MD
Deputy Chief and Professor of Ophthalmology
Warren Alpert Medical School
Chief, Neuro-Ophthalmology Section
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Muhib Khan, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Staff Neurologist | Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
W. Curt LaFrance, Jr., MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Warren Alpert Medical School
Director, Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology
Rhode Island Hospital
Staff Physician, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center | Providence, RI
Clinical Lead, Tele-NES Program | VA National Telemental Health Center
David Mandelbaum, MD
Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
Warren Alpert Medical School
Director of Child Neurology | Hasbro Children’s Hospital | Providence, RI
Michelle L. Mellion, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
 
Stephen T. Mernoff, MD, FAAN
Associate Professor of Neurology (Clinical)
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Chief, Neurology Section | Providence VA Medical Center | Providence, RI
Brian R. Ott, MD
Professor of Neurology
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director, Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Julie L. Roth, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Warren Alpert Medical School
Neurologist
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Newport Hospital | Newport, RI
Ali Saad, MD
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Attending Neurologist | Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Brian Silver, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Warren Alpert Medical School
Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Planning Committee
Andrew S. Blum, MD, PhD
Course Director
Paul George, MD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Karen L. Furie, MD, MPH
Chair of Neurology
Maria Sullivan, BS
Director, Continuing Medical Education