Faculty Profiles

Abdelmalik, Peter

MD PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Brain Research; Neuropharmacology; Neuroscience
Alkhaldi, Modhi

M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor Hs

Specialty/Research Focus: Epilepsy; Neurology
Benedict, Ralph

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Geriatric Psychiatry; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neurology; Neuropsychology; Psychiatry; Psychology
Brashear, Allison

MD, MBA

Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Ching, Marilou

MD, MPH, FACP

Associate Professor of Neurology, Program Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program

Specialty/Research Focus: Cerebrovascular (Stroke); Neuroscience; Internal Medicine; Neurology; Stroke
Covey, Thomas

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Biostatistics; Clinical Neurophysiology; Neurobiology; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurology; Neuropsychology; Psychology
Emmert, Natalie

PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Neuro-oncology; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neuropsychology
Farooq, Osman

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Child Neurology; Epilepsy; Neuromuscular Disorders; Pediatrics
Fine, Edward

MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: General Neurology; Neurology; Neuromuscular Disorders
Finnegan, Sarah

MD, PhD

Child Neurology Residency Program Director, Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Child Neurology; Epilepsy; Neurology
Glover, Robert

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Epilepsy; Neurology
Guttuso, Jr., Thomas

MD

Professor; Co-Director of Movement Disorder Center

Specialty/Research Focus: Parkinson's; Movement Disorders; Neurology
Hojnacki, David

MD FAAN

Associate Professor of Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Multiple Sclerosis; Neuroimaging; Neurology
kakish, khalid

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Child Neurology; General Neurology; Epilepsy; Neuro-oncology; Neurology; Pediatrics
Kandel, Amit

MD, MBA

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cerebrovascular (Stroke); General Neurology; Neurology
Kolb, Channa

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Multiple Sclerosis; Neurology
Langan, Thomas

MD

Clinical Director, Hunter James Kelly Research Institute; Associate Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, and Physiology and Biophysics

Specialty/Research Focus: Children and Adults; Child Neurology; Developmental Neurology; Neurology; Pediatrics
Li, Ping

MD, MSc

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship & Epilepsy Fellowship Program Director, Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Clinical Neurophysiology; Epilepsy; Neurology
Lichter, David

MBChB, FRACP

Clinical Professor of Neurology, University at Buffalo

Specialty/Research Focus: Children and Adults; General Neurology; Parkinson's; Movement Disorders; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neurology; Tourette's Syndrome
Lincoff, Norah

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Neuro-Ophthalmology; Neurology; Ophthalmology
Lizarraga, Alexis

MD, MS

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Multiple Sclerosis; Neuromuscular Disorders
Lopez, Jonathan

MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Brain Research; Clinical Neurophysiology; Neuroscience; Epilepsy; Neurology
Parrish, Joy

PhD, ABBP-CN

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Epilepsy; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurology; Neuropsychology; Pediatrics
Primma Eckert, Svetlana

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Neuroimaging Analysis; Neuroimmunology; General Neurology; Multiple Sclerosis; Neuroimaging; Neurology
Raby, Tatyana

PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neuropsychology
Rayhill, Melissa

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor; Adult Neurology Residency Program Director

Specialty/Research Focus: Headache; Neurology
Sawyer, Jr., Robert

MD FAHA

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cerebrovascular (Stroke); General Neurology; Neurology
Schweser, Ferdinand

Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Neurology, Biomedical Engineering, Radiology Technical Director, Center for Biomedical Imaging

Specialty/Research Focus: Artificial Intelligence; Ageing; Biomedical Engineering; Biomedical Imaging; Biomedical Informatics; Biometal Imaging; Anatomy; Biophysical Modeling; Brain Iron Homeostasis; Brain Research; Biomedical Image Analysis; Biomedical Imaging; Biophysics; Biostatistics; Image Processing and Analysis; Imaging Informatics; Inverse Imaging Problems; Clinical Research; Molecular Imaging Techniques; MRI - preclinical; MRI - Ultra-high field; MRI Methodology; Multimodal Imaging Technology; Neuroimaging Analysis; Disease Progression Modeling; Neuroscience; Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping; Team Science; Translational imaging; Image Analysis; Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – High Resolution; Mathematical Modeling; Metabolic Imaging; Molecular Imaging; Molecular Imaging Techniques; Multiple Sclerosis; Nanoparticles; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Neuroimaging; Neurology; Neuroradiology; Nuclear Medicine; Preclinical Research; Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping; Radiological Physics; Radiology; Technology; Translational Research; Traumatic Brain Injury
Shucard, David

PhD, FAASM, FAPA

Professor and Director, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurosciences

Specialty/Research Focus: Brain Research; Autoimmune Conditions; Behavioral Neurology; Concussion; Neurobiology; Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Neuroscience; Sex Differences; Sleep Disorders; Sleep Medicine; Tourette's Syndrome; Traumatic Brain Injury
Shucard, Janet

PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Brain Research; Behavioral Health; Electrophysiology; Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Neuroscience; Psychology
Silvestri, Nicholas

MD, FAAN

Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, Assistant Dean for Student and Academic Affairs

Specialty/Research Focus: Neurology; Neuromuscular Disorders
Sofat, Pooja

M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Clinical Neurophysiology; Neurology
Szigeti, Kinga

MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Director of the Alzheimer‘s Disease and Memory Disorders Center

Specialty/Research Focus: Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology; Stem Cells; Neurology
Weinstock, Arie

M.D.

Professor of Clinical Neurology; Medical Director, Child Neurology Division; Director, Epilepsy Program and Long Term Monitoring

Specialty/Research Focus: Child Neurology; Epilepsy; Neurology
Specialty/Research Focus: Immunosuppressive Pharmacotherapy; Multiple Sclerosis; Neuroimmunology; Neurology
Wolfe, Gil

MD, FAAN

Professor and Chairman; Irvin and Rosemary Smith Chair of Neurology; Univ. at Buffalo Distinguished Professor; Chief of Service for Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Neurobiology; Muscle disease; Muscular Dystrophy; Neurology; Neuromuscular Disorders; Neuropathology; Peripheral neuropathy
Wrabetz, Lawrence

MD

Director, Hunter James Kelly Research Institute; Professor of Neurology and Biochemistry

Specialty/Research Focus: Developmental Neurology; Neurology
Zivadinov, Robert

MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology and Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Developmental Neurology; Neuroimaging Analysis; General Neurology; Neuroradiology - Radiology; Parkinson's; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neuroimaging; Neurology; Vascular and Interventional Radiology