Residency

Residents

Murray Echt, MD

Murray Echt

Education

  • State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, College of Medicine, MD, 2014
  • Binghamton University, State University of New York at Binghamton, BA in Biology, 2009

Honors/Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2014

Research Interests

  • Cerebrovascular, endovascular
  • Spine, degenerative and oncology

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Resident Member
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Resident Member

Publications

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Echt+M%5BAuthor%5D+and+montefiore

Mousa Hamad, MD

Mousa Hamad

Education

  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS), MD, 2017
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology, BA in Biology, 2012

Honors/Awards

  • Saeed Darwazah Research Fellow, Palestinian Neuroscience Initiative 2012–2013
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 2016
  • Rutgers NJMS Alumni Scholarship Recipient 2014, 2015 and 2016

Research Interests

  • Spine oncology
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Molecular mechanisms of psychiatric and movement disorders (Parkinson's disease), major depressive disorder, essential tremor
  • Medicine/research infrastructure building in Palestine

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Resident Member
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Publications

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Hamad+M%5BAuthor%5D+and+neurological+surgery

Ryan Holland, MD

Ryan Holland

Education

  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, MD, 2017
  • Rutgers University-Brunswick School of Arts and Sciences, Honors Program, Cellular Biology & Neuroscience and General Physics, 2013

Honors/Awards

  • Medical History Scholarship Commendation, 2016
  • NJMS Alumni Scholarship in Memory of Joseph Lanza, 2015
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2013
  • John C. Carpenter Outstanding Research Award, 2013
  • Rutgers University Presidential Scholar, 2013

Research Interests

  • Spine, history

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Medical Association

Publications

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Holland+R%5BAuthor%5D+and+neurosurgery

Rafael De la Garza Ramos, MD

Rafael De la Garza Ramos

Education

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Research Fellowship in Neurological Surgery, 2013 – 2016
  • Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, MD, 2013

Honors/Awards

  • Best E-Poster Award, Global Spine Congress 2017, Milan, Italy, 2017
  • Top Abstract Award, Spine Summit 2017, Las Vegas, NV, 2017
  • A. Earl Walker Outstanding International Fellow Award, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2015

Research Interests

  • Spinal deformity, spinal tumors

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Resident Member
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Resident Member
  • North American Spine Society, In-Training Member
  • EUROSPINE, the Spine Society of Europe, Young Member

Publications

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=de+la+garza+ramos+r

Aleka Scoco, MD

Aleka Scoco

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine, MD, 2016
  • Cornell University, BA in Neurobiology and Behavior, BA in Spanish, 2012

Honors/Awards

  • CWRU research fellowship grant recipient, 2013

Research Interests

  • Neurovascular, neurocritical care

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Resident Member
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Resident Member

Publications

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=scoco+a