2019 Scholarships Ceremony
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Dr. Shaun Smart He completed his residency in Neurology at the University of South Florida. Subsequently, he attended Duke University where he completed a 2 year fellowship in Neurophysiology and Epilepsy. He has worked in Miami, Florida at Baptist Hospital as the Assistant Medical Director of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and at Palmetto General Hospital as the Medical Director of the Epilepsy division. Dr. Shaun Smart attended the University of Miami where he received undergraduate degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Physics and Philosophy while being part of the University of Miami Honors College. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School.
Dr. Smart is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at McGovern Medical School at University of Texas (UT) Health where he is neurohospitalist and works closely with the Epilepsy division to expand their continuous EEG program. He is also Codirector of the Neurohospitalist Fellowship Program.
SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS Dr. Dinsdale & Beverly Ford Scholarship Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Michael Chung Mrs. Beverley Bent Scholarship University of Houston Lance Montoute Dr. Grace Jennings & Mr. Rudolph Jennings Scholarship Lamar University Deja Gardiner Mr. Cyril Gordon Scholarship Howard University Nadiya Blair The Brewers Scholarship University of Texas- San Antonio Javien Stewart Greg Wendling Scholarships Prairie View A&M Wendy Lewis University of Houston Rodrigo Resendez Mr. & Mrs. Rudolph Reid Scholarships Prairie View A&M James Fearon Andre Johnson KeVaugh Waldon
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