Ghazala Datoo graduated with High Honors from Emory University in 2006 with a B.S. in Biology. For her work at Emory University, Ghazala was awarded the Boisfeuillet Jones Medal for outstanding leadership, citizenship, and academic excellence.
Ghazala's current research focus in the Spinal Column Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Lab is on improving instrumentation of the axial cervical spine in order to minimize pseuoarthrosis and improve post-operative neck pain and neurological deficits.
Ghazala is also a member of the Neuro-Oncology Surgical Outcomes Lab where she is investigating the efficacy of surgical and medical therapy for pituitary tumors and associated outcomes of visual and endocrine function.
Ghazala will receive her M.D. from The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 2010. Ghazala’s research is funded by the National Center for Research Resources Roadmap initiative.
Ghazala is currently a medical student at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and is expected to obtain her medical degree in 2010.