Dr. Amza Ali

Chief Medical Officer
Company: 
Avicanna. Inc

A 2019 global Ambassador for Epilepsy and current President of the Epilepsy Society of the Caribbean –the only multi-nation Chapter of the International League Against Epilepsy –Dr. Amza Ali is a well-known neurologist and epileptologist who is leading all of Avicanna’s clinical development projects. Committed to improving the quality of care and welfare of patients with neurological disorders, especially epilepsy, Dr. Ali obtained his initial medical training from the University of West Indies (UWI). He is a Specialist certified in Neurology by the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK -having trained at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, with subsequent training in epilepsy and certification in clinical neurophysiology at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia. Amongst many distinctions, he holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and is currently enrolled in a doctoral program in Business at the prestigious Henley Business School in the UK. Dr. Ali has devoted his entire academic career to the convergence of theory and practice of both medicine and business, the de-stigmatization of diseases such as epilepsy and the development of technological innovations that will facilitate sustainable interventions in the care of people with epilepsy. Dr. Ali has received prestigious international and global awards for his work in the field of epilepsy and neurology and has authored many publications in basic science and clinical medicine, with a principal focus on epilepsy. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology as well as a Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society.

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