Effective August 1st, Steven Small, PhD, MD, stepped down as chair of the Department of Neurology, and Tahseen Mozaffar, MD, will serve as interim chair while a national search is launched to identify candidates for the permanent appointment.
Dr. Small will take a new leadership role in the UC Irvine School of Medicine to create a new innovation center on our medical center campus. In this leadership role, he will be collaborating with other university leaders to bring together scientists, industry partners, entrepreneurs, clinicians and students to improve the practice of medicine and surgery.
Dr. Mozaffar has been with the UC Irvine School of Medicine
since 2000. He is a professor of neurology and orthopaedic surgery, director of the UC Irvine-MDA ALS and Neuromuscular Center,
director of the department of Neurology’s residency program and vice chair for education. Dr. Mozaffar is also chair of Institutional Review Board A. After receiving his MD degree from The Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan, Dr. Mozaffar completed a neurology residency at Barnes Hospital, St. Louis and a fellowship in neuromuscular diseases at Washington University in St. Louis.
Please join me in thanking both Dr. Small and Dr. Mozaffar.
ASN Call for Abstracts
The American Society of Neuroimaging invites you to submit an abstract for the ASN 41st Annual Meeting. SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 13, 2017.
Please click here for more information.
Karen C. Johnston, MD, MSc
The following organizations are seeking to fill the following leadership positions:
University of New Mexico, School of Medicine: Chair of the Department of Neurology
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