UB Dept. of Neurology Celebrates Annual Research Day and Graduation BanquetPosted: June 16, 2015
The UB Dept. of Neurology held its annual Michael E. Cohen, MD, Residents Research Day and Graduation Banquet on June 12, 2015. All graduating residents presented their research findings, while the PGY-3 level residents presented research plans. The Research Day was coordinated by Dr. Robert Zivadinov and his Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center staff. Winners of the Outstanding Resident Presentation Awards for Research Day were Deeya Gaindh, MD and Karanbir Singh, MBBS, both PGY4s, and Haris Kamal, MD, PGY3. The Research Day program is available here: Research Day 2015 Program
At the Graduation Dinner banquet, Pooja Sofat, MBBS, PGY4 and co-chief resident, received the teaching award from the medical students. Nour Abdelhamid, MBChB, PGY4 and co-chief resident, received the Edward Fogan Annual Neurology Prize that recognizes excellence in clinical practice and compassionate care. Graduating residents were Drs. Nour Abdelhamid, Ghasan Ahmad, Deeya Gaindh, Naeem Mahfooz, Muhammad Masud, Karanbir Singh, and Pooja Sofat. Graduating neurophysiology fellows were Drs. Ahmad Abokhamis, Sunil Naik, and Katie Warren. Also graduating are neuroimaging fellow Dr. Javier Chapa and neurovascular fellow Luis Arangua. The incoming neurology chief residents for 2015-16 are Drs. Haris Kamal and Aurangzeb Memon. Eva Tamoga and Caleb Clark, administrative support staff for the training programs, played key roles in organizing the banquet.