Scholarly Activities

Dr. Shah is involved in many scholarly activities e.g. teaching, publications and group presentations.

Teaching and Mentoring


Physician Assistant Education:

He mentors Physician Assistant students from Elon University during their clinical rotations in neurology. He has mentored many mid levels such as, Hillary Tester, PA-C, Elizabeth Ouma and Autumn Konz. He served as honorary faculty at Physician Assistant Program, Elon University.

School students

Many undergraduates come and job shadow Dr. Shah before applying to medical school, PA school etc. to get practical experience of medical profession.

If  you are high school student interested in health care as 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  patient room).  Students can NOT access any patient's personal  information.

Dr. Shah volunteers his time teaching online neuroscience classes to middle 

school students.

Allied health students

If you are in school to be 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.


Additional Information

Dr. Shah has  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 research assistant. During his  residency and fellowship at 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 American Academy of Neurology and Professor Emeritus at  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.