Faculty and Staff

Ajay Niranjan, MD, MBA

Director of Operations, UPMC Brain Mapping Center

Director of Radiosurgery Research

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

(412) 647-9699

niranjana@upmc.edu

 

Anto Bagic, MD, PhD

Director, MEG Epilepsy Program

Chief Scientific Advisor, MEG Research

Associate Professor of Neurology

(412) 692-4603

bagica@upmc.edu

 

Avniel Singh Ghuman, PhD
Director of MEG Research

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
(412) 648-0077
ghumana@upmc.edu

 

Parthasarathy D. Thirumala, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery & Neurology

Co-director, Center of Clinical Neurophysiology

(412) 648-2570

thirumalapd@upmc.edu

 

Miguel E Habeych, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Director, Center for Clinical Neurophysiology

(412) 648-9211

habeychme@upmc.edu

 

T.J. Amdurs, MS, R.EEG T
Coordinator
(412) 648-6425

 

Shawn Walls

Coordinator
(412) 648-6425

 

Erika J.C. Laing, MS

Clinical Associate

Pre-Surgical Mapping, Research

(412) 648-6425

laingej@upmc.edu

 

Oversight Committee

The UPMC Brain Mapping Center has strong support from the Departments of Neurology, Neurological Surgery, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), as well as the neuroscience research community of University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. This combination of supporters has ensured a vibrant future for this important imaging technology.

 

An Oversight Committee comprised of members of the above disciplines is responsible for the overall management of the BMC. This group is also responsible for the strategic direction, review of ongoing operations, and the fiscal aspects of the BMC. Goals and deliverables are set by this group and monitored for completion. The committee meets every three months and completes a detailed review of clinical and research activities. All personnel decisions are approved by this body.

 

The group consists of the following members:

 

Co-Chairs:

L. Dade Lunsford, MD, FACS

Co-director, Center for Image Guided Neurosurgery

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

Lawrence Wechsler, MD

Chairman, Department of Neurology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

Members:

Arthur Levine, MD

Dean, School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

 

Michael Boninger, MD

Chairman, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

University of Pittsburgh

 

Peter Strick, PhD

Co-director, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC)

Carnegie Mellon University

 

Andrew Bleicher, MD

Department of Radiology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

Thomas Mitchell, PhD

Chairman, Machine Learning Department

Carnegie Mellon University

 

Kyongtae Bae, MD, PhD

Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

William Rothfus, MD

Department of Radiology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

Paul Castillo

CFO

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

UPMC Brain Mapping
Referral & Contact Info:

(412) 648-6425

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