John Kamholz, MD, PhD
John Kamholz MD, PhD is a Professor of Neurology, a Professor in the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, and a member of the Graduate Group in Genetics and Molecular Biology at Wayne State School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Kamholz received his MD and PhD in Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and did his training in Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He was a Medical Staff Fellow at the at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland in the Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, headed by Dr. Robert Lazzarini, and was a member of the Department of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine before joining the faculty at Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1994.
Dr. Samavati is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Critical and Sleep Medicine. Dr. Samavati received her medical degree from the University of Cologne Medical School in Germany. She completed a Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Iowa. Prior to joining Wayne State University in 2004, Dr. Samavati was a pulmonary physician at Central Hospital Bad Berka in Germany. In both 2006 and 2007, Dr. Samavati received the Award for Excellence in Sarcoidosis Research from the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research.
Her research interests include signaling pathways underlying the sustained inflammation in sarcoidosis and mitochondrial disease.
Tamam Mohamd, MD
Dr. Tamam Mohamd is a fellowship-trained interventional cardiologist from Wayne State University. He received his medical degree from Damascus University School of Medicine in 2003. Dr. Mohamd performed internal medicine residency at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center; soon thereafter he began his cardiology fellowship at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center
Dr. Mohamd specializes in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiovascular genetic disorders. He is board certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine, with specialty certification in cardiovascular medicine, internal medicine, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and vascular ultrasound.
Vinod Misra, M.D., Ph. D.
Dr. Misra is Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics. He graduated from The Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. degree Biophysics. He earned his M.D. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics from the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. Following an internship and residency in Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Dr. Misra was awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Physician Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University Department of Chemistry. He then went on to complete Medical Genetics Fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. After working at the University of Michigan, Dr. Misra joined the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at the Wayne State University in 2010. He is currently Medical Geneticist in the department. He sees a range of patients and has expertise in management of patients with dysmorphology, congenital anomalies, inborn errors of metabolism, and other genetic disorders.
Kelley Kennelly, MS, CGC
Ms. Kennelly is a genetic counselor with the Department of Neurology at Wayne State University. She received her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from Wayne State University and is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. Ms. Kennelly has prior experience reseraching the genetics and epidemiology of lung cancer and has clinical experience in neurogenetics and muscular dystrophies. She is also responsible for the clinical training of medical students, residents, fellows and genetic counseling students and serves as a small group instructor for the Year 1 Medical Genetics course.
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