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The Johns Hopkins Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship

The Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship at Johns Hopkins is a 1-year ACGME-accredited clinical program to train neurologists in neuromuscular disorders. Fellows learn proper diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders, perform and read nerve and muscle biopsies, and learn to carry out electrodiagnostic evaluations with nerve conduction studies and electromyography.

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Fellowship at a Glance:

  • Duration: 1 year (1-2 year extensions for focused research are available in the areas of muscle disorders, peripheral nerve disorders and motor neuron disease).
  • Number of positions: 2
  • How to apply: applications are accepted through the AANEM fellowship portal.
  • Important dates: Interview offers will not be made before March 1 of the year prior to the fellowship start date. Fellowship positions will not be offered before June 1 of the year prior to the fellowship start date. Violations of this will result in removal of our institution from the AANEM Fellowship Portal.

Fellowship Director

Contact

lostrow1@jhmi.edu
Twitter: @LyleOstrow

Current Neuromuscular Medicine Fellows

Class of 2022

  • Christina Martin Schaff, MD

    Undergraduate Education: Villanova University (2014)
    Medical School: Stony Brook University (2018)
    Internal Medicine: Temple University Medical Center (2018-19)
    Neurology: Temple University Medical Center (2019-22)
    Christina Martin Schaff
  • Meghan McAnally, MD

    Undergraduate Education: New York University (2010)
    Graduate School: Tulane University School of Public Health (2017)
    Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine (2017)
    Pediatrics: New York Presbyterian Hospital | Weill Cornell Medical Center (2017-19)
    Pediatric Neurology: Boston Children's Hospital (2019-22)
    Meghan McAnally

Clinical Neuromuscular Pathology Special Fellow

Goknur Kocak, MD

Medical School: Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine (2011)
Otolaryngology Resident: Marmara University Faculty of Medicine (2012-13)
Neurology Resident: Cerrahpasa School of Medicine (2015-21)
Goknur Kocak, MD

Fellowship Faculty

Fellowship Alumni

  • 2022: Bipasha Mukherjee-Clavin | Faculty, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 2022: Rotem Orbach | Neurogenetics and Neuromuscular Fellow, NIH
  • 2021: Qihua Fan | Faculty, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • 2021: Arjun Seth | Faculty, Northwestern University
  • 2020: Sarah Berth | Faculty, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 2020: Safoora Syeda | Neurogenetics and Neuromuscular Fellow, NIH
  • 2020: William Tsao | Staff Neurologist, Greater Baltimore Medical Center
  • 2019: Matthew Elrick | Faculty, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 2019: Kyle Mahoney | Faculty, University of Utah
  • 2018: Leana Doherty | Faculty, University of Pittsburgh
  • 2017: Peggy Lazerow | Staff Neurologist, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
  • 2017: Elizabeth Michelle | Staff Neurologist, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
  • 2017: Sarah Neuhaus
  • 2016: Lindsey Hayes | Faculty, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 2016: Brett McCray | Faculty, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 2015: Hristelina Ilieva | Faculty, University of Missouri - Kansas City
  • 2014: Payam Mohassel | Fellow, Neurogenetics, NIH/NINDS
  • 2014: Jessica Nance | Faculty, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 2014: Margaret Owegi | Faculty, University of Massachusetts
  • 2013: Madhavi Jinka
  • 2013: Catherine Mamah | Staff, Sanford Neurology Clinic, Sioux Falls, SD
  • 2012: Tae Hwan Chung | Faculty, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 2012: Mahsa Mehrazin | Faculty, SUNY Downstate
  • 2011: Shan "Sarah" Chen | Staff Neurologist, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
  • 2010: Erika Finager | Faculty, Ohio State University
  • 2010: Lyle Ostrow | Faculty, Johns Hopkins University
  • 2010: Ricardo Roda | Faculty, Johns Hopkins University
  • 2009: John Neely | Private Practice, San Francisco, CA
  • 2008: Thomas Lloyd | Faculty, Johns Hopkins University
  • 2007: W. Bryan Burnette | Faculty, Vanderbilt University
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