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Our Residents


Name: Jason Adams, MD
Hometown: Chesapeake, Ohio
MD: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Personal Interests: Music, art, and video games.
Future Goals in Medicine: My goal is to complete training as a neurologist and serve my community.

Name: Dipali Nemade, MD, MPH.
Hometown: Mumbai, India
MD: MGM Medical College and Hospital, Navi-Mumbai, India.
Personal Interests: Reading, biking, singing and watching movies.
Future Goals in Medicine: I plan to do a fellowship - possibly in the areas of neuro-immunology or epilepsy.

Name: Kate O'Connell, DO
Hometown: Frederick, Maryland
Undergrad: Shepherd University
DO: Lake Eric College of Osteopathic Medicine
Personal Interests: Spending time with my family, movies, hiking, and cooking
Future Goals in Medicine: Neurocritical Care, student and resident education


Salman Assad, MD
Hometown: Islamabad, Pakistan 
Undergraduate: Punjab College of Science
Medical School: Shifa College of Medicine 
Personal Interests: Hiking, cycling, playstation, Netflix, cooking, golfing, cricket 
Future Goals: Interventional Neurology, Neurointensive care, stroke fellowship

Ashar Farooqi, MD
Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan 
Undergraduate: Government College & University of Lahore
Medical School: Punjab Medical College 
Personal Interests: Hiking, kayaking, watching soccer
Future Goals: Movement disorders, epilepsy

Swaroopa Pulivarthi, MD
Hometown: India
Undergraduate: DR. C.V. Raman Junior College
Medical School: Siddhartha Medical College
Personal Interests: Listening to music, doing sodoku, cooking
Future Goals: Neurohospitalist


Name: Morgan Aguirre
Hometown: Logan, WV
Undergraduate Education: University of Charleston
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Personal Interests: hiking, concerts, traveling
Future Goals: Neurology

Name: Christopher Burrell
Hometown: Beckley, WV
Undergraduate Education: Concord University (Professional Biology)
Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Personal Interests: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, wrestling, nature, space, physics, cats, cooking.
Future Goals: 1) To become a world-class Brazilian Jiu Jitzu Competitor 2) Practicing Neurologist in the state of WV 3) Open a sanctuary for cats

Name: Warda Faridi
Hometown: Islamabad
Undergraduate Education: MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery)
Medical School: Army Medical College, Pakistan
Personal Interests: Reading, Cycling, Event planning
Future Goals: Neurophysiology/Neuromuscular Fellowship