Trainees and Faculty

2016–Present
Gary Zirpoli, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Dr. Oaklander's Lab

2016   
Imen Kacem, MD      
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Razi Hospital, Tunisia

2015–2016     
Mette Lodahl, BS
Medical Student at University of Southern Denmark

Xiaolei Liu, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Faculty, Department of Neurology, Shanxi Dayi Hospital, Taiyuan, Shanxi, China

2013–2016     
Roi Treister, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow; published five papers (Rambam Medical J, Eur J Neurology, J of Pain, PAIN, J Neurology)
Assistant Professor, University of Haifa

2012–2016     
Kate O’Neil, BS
Research Fellow
RN Student at Northeastern University School of Nursing

2012–2014     
Magdalena Lang, MD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow; published three papers (Rambam Medical J, PAIN, J Neurology)
Fachärztin, Schönklinik Bad Aibling, Germany

2012–2013     
Rouzbeh Fateh, MD
Visiting Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Electrophysiology Fellow, Harvard Medical School (Beth Israel Deaconess)

2011–2013     
Z. Daniela Herzog, BA
Research Assistant; published one paper (PAIN)
Medical Student, Ben Gurion University Medical School

2011–2012     
Siena Napoleon, BA
Research Assistant
Employed, Children’s Hospital Boston

2010–2012     
Julien Cohen-Adad, PhD (with Larry Wald, PhD)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow; published two papers (PAIN, Neurology)
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal

2009–2011     
Priyanjali Devan, BA
Research Assistant
Dental Student, University of Maryland

2009   
Zhigang Li, MD, MPH
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Neurologist, China

Liang Yang, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Giulio Ferrari, MD (with Reza Dana, MD, PhD)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow; published one paper (Experimental Eye Res.)
Ophthalmologist, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan Italy

2007–2010     
Max Klein PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow; published four papers (Pediatrics, PAIN, Eur. J. Pain; obtained grants from NIH, Dept. of Defense, Curvey Foundation, Rachel Tobias Young Pain Research Investigator Award, Radcliffe Institute)
Instructor, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

2006–2007     
Zachary Patinkin
Undergraduate Research Student (Johns Hopkins University)

2006   
Jonathan B. Zuckerman, MD
Undergraduate Research Student (Brown University)
Critical Care Physician, Maine Medical Center

2004–2005     
David W. Chen, MD
Postdoctoral Clinical/Research Fellow
Instructor of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School

Ezekiel Fink, MD
Clinical/Research Postdoctoral Fellow; published two papers (Science Aging Knowledge Environment, Neuropathic Pain) and one chapter
Clinical Instructor of Neurology, UCLA

2003–2007     
Jeung Woon Lee, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow; published four papers (Anesthesia & Analgesia, J Pain, Neuroscience, Eur. J. Pain)
Rachel Tobias Young Pain Research Investigator Award, Backus Foundation Award
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, William Paterson University

2003–2005     
Sandra M. Siegel, DVM, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow; published three papers (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Neuroscience, Eur. J. Pain) and one chapter
Senior Global Technical Manager, Boehringer Ingelheim

2002–2003     
Isin Unal Çevik, MD, PhD
Clinical/Research Fellow; published one paper (Pain Practice) 
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association Fellowship
Professor of Neurology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

2001–2003     
Lisa B. Gelman, MD
Research Assistant; published two papers (Annals of Neurology, PAIN)
Pediatrician, Park Ridge, Illinois

2001–2002     
Jennifer M. Brown, MD
Research Assistant; published one paper (Annals of Neurology)
Physician, Graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical School

2001   
Jean-Pierre Gagné, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Pathologist, NYU Langone Medical Center

2000-2001      
Adam Berkwitt, MD
Undergraduate Research Assistant   
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Yale Medical School

Li Zheng, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow; published one paper (PAIN)
Private Practice Acupuncturist

1999-2001      
Julia Rissmiller, MD
Research Assistant; published two papers (Obstetrics & Gynecology, PAIN)
Pediatric Radiologist, Children’s Hospital Boston