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January 2017 New Faculty

 

Aging
Name:  Marcela Avila, M.D.
              
Department:  Aging & Geriatrics
Rank:   Clinical Assistant Professor
Specialty:   Geriatric Medicine
Location obtained Medical degree:   Universidad Nacional De Tucuman, Argentina
Emergency Medicine
Name:  Noel Braseth, M.D.
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Department:  Emergency Medicine
Rank:  Clinical Assistant Professor
Specialty:   Emergency Medicine
Location obtained Medical degree:   University of Florida
Epidemiology
Name:  Ting-Yuan Cheng, Ph.D.
 
Department:  Epidemiology
Rank:  Assistant Professor
Specialty:  Cancer and nutritional epidemiology
Location obtained PhD Degree: University of Washington
Medicine, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
Name:  Janice Nigos, M.D.
 
Department:  Medicine, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
Rank:  Clinical Assistant Professor
Specialty:  Nephrology
Location obtained Medical Degree:  University of the East (UERMMMC); Philippines
Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
Name:  Jessica Portillo Romero, M.D.
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Department:  Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
Rank:  Clinical Assistant Professor
Specialty:  Family Medicine
Location obtained Medical Degree:  Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine
Name:  James Yingling, M.D.
 
 Department: Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine
Rank:  Clinical Assistant Professor
Specialty:  Family medicine
Location obtained Medical Degree:   Karol Marcinkowski University of Medical Sciences, Poznan Poland
Neurology
Name:  Augusto Miravelle, M.D.
 
 Department: Neurology
Rank:  Clinical Associate Professor
Specialty:  Associate Chair of Education, Chief, Multiple Sclerosis Division
Location obtained Medical Degree:    Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
Neurology
Name:  Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, M.D.
 
Department: Neurology
Rank:  Clinical Associate Professor
Specialty:  Director of Clinical Trials, Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration
Location obtained Medical Degree:   Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
Ophthalmology
Name:  Frank Dyka, Ph.D.
 
Department: Ophthalmology
Rank:  Assistant Scientist
Specialty:  Retinal degenerations and the molecular causes for retinal degenerative diseases
Location obtained PhD Degree:    University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany
Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation
Name:  Shawn McGargill, M.D.
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Department:  Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation
Rank:  Clinical Assistant Professor
Specialty:  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Location obtained Medical Degree:  Medical College of Wisconsin
Physiology
Name:  Tanja Taivassalo, Ph.D.
 
Department: Physiology
Rank:  Research Associate Professor
Specialty:   Mitochondrial disease, skeletal muscle, exercise training, treatment approaches
Location obtained PhD Degree:   Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal Canada