The department of neurology and psychiatry will host Joint Grand Rounds from 8-9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in Schwitalla Hall. Amer Alshekhlee, M.D., will present "Prion Disease: Overview."
Alshekhlee is has been an adjunct associate professor within the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry in the Saint Louis University School of Medicine since 2009.
In 2001 Alshekhlee completed a Neurology residency at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, part of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, in Cleveland, Ohio. Afterward, he continued there as a neuromuscular fellow until 2002.
From 2002 - 2007, Alshekhlee was a faculty member and part-time fellow in cerebrovascular disease and stroke at University Hospitals Case Medical Center. He completed a master's of science in 2007 in the Clinical Research Scholar Program, and from 2007 - 2009, he was assistant professor of neurology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center.