Dr. Shah is involved in many scholarly activities e.g. teaching, publications, and group presentations.
He mentors Physician Assistant students from Elon University, High Point University, and Wake Forest University during their clinical rotations in neurology. He has mentored many mid-levels such as Hillary Tester, PA-C, Elizabeth Ouma, Autumn Konz, Kaitlin Paich, and Glenn Wolfe. He served as an honorary faculty at the Physician Assistant Program, at Elon University.
Many undergraduates come and job shadow Dr. Shah before applying to medical school, PA school, etc. to get practical experience in the medical profession.
If you are a high school student interested in health care as a profession or just curious about neuroscience. You can shadow Dr. Shah during his work (patient permission will be asked before you can be present in the patient room). Students can NOT access any patient's personal information.
Dr. Shah volunteers his time teaching online neuroscience classes to middle
If you are in school to be a neurodiagnostic (EMG, NCS, EEG) technician. You are welcome to observe in our practice. CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) students from Alamance Community College commonly do clinical rotations at our practice.
Dr. Shah has a great interest in clinical research. His interest was ignited by ICMR's (Indian Council on Medical Research) Short-Term Scholarship program during his medical school days. He worked as UNC (University of North Carolina) Chapel Hill as a research assistant. During his residency and fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia, he was able to do some small-scale research.
Here are some papers he published.
* “A Structured Questionnaire Improves Accuracy Of Seizure Reports” - Abstract Presentation at 65th Annual Meeting of American Epilepsy Society, December 2011. Mentor: Dr. Yong Park
* Neuroimage challenge: “Orbital Pain and Double Vision: Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome.” Primary Author: Dr. Hemang Shah. Mentor: Dr. Thomas Swift (Former President of the American Academy of Neurology and Professor Emeritus at the Medical College of Georgia). Published in Journal Watch Neurology June 2010
* Case report and literature search: “Neurosarcoidosis with Necrotizing Sarcoid Granulomatosis Mimicking Meningiomatosis Cerebri.” Primary Author: Dr. Natasha Savage, pathology resident. Mentor: Dr. Suash Sharma (Associate Professor of Pathology at MCG) BMJ Case Reports 2009; doi:10.1136/bcr.11.2008.1187 May 2009
* Stroke Screening Program for African Americans (SSPAA). S. Wilson, H. Shah, K. Haven, D. Huang, K. Robertson, F. Doggett, K. Holzmacher. Mentor: Dr. Souvik Sen (Associate professor of Neurology and Chief of Stroke Division at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC) February 2007
* Abstract for 58th annual meeting of AAN: “Clinical Correlates of Aortic Arch Plaque Thickness in Stroke/TIA patients” (abstract Number: 951378) Primary author: Ms. Effie Kaltsas. Mentor: Dr. Souvik Sen (Associate professor of Neurology and Chief of Stroke Division at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC) April 2006
* Short Term Research Student Grant by Indian Council of Medical Research: "The impact of health education regarding contraception among college going students." Primary author: Hemang Shah. Mentor: Dr. S.S.Nagar (Professor and chief of department of community medicine at M.P.Shah Medical College, Jamnagar Gujarat, India) May 2002
Dr. Shah has presented many topics to medical students, neurology residents, PA students, high school students, disease support groups and church gathering. Few of the presentation are listed below.
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