Dr. Radmila Filipovic, Academic Director of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Program and Assistant Professor in Residence, University of Connecticut Neurobiology and Physiology Department
Dr. Radmila Filipovic is Assistant Professor in Residence in the Department of Neurobiology and Physiology (PNB) at the University of Connecticut. She earned her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Belgrade, Serbia. Before she joined the PNB Department full-time, Dr. Filipovic performed extensive research in neuroscience and stem cell biology. She received funding from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the State of Connecticut Stem Cell Initiative, and published her work in peer-reviewed journals. Currently, Dr. Filipovic is Lab Coordinator of Human Physiology and Anatomy and teaches other neuroscience courses in the department. Dr. Filipovic’s special expertise is in neuroanatomy. Her goal as a teacher is to facilitate active learning and critical thinking by incorporating material meant to prepare students to efficiently integrate knowledge of material during on-site classes.
Dr. Payam Andalib, Clinical Director of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Program and Adjunct Professor of Physiology and Neurobiology
Dr. Payam Andalib is the Regional Director and Director of Quality Assurance and Academic Affairs at Safe Passage Neuromonitoring and a Senior Surgical Neurophysiologist. He earned his Medical Diploma from Shaid Beheshti Medical School in Tehran-Iran and his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Physiology and Neurobiology with concentrations in Electrophysiology from the University of Connecticut. He has also finished two Postdoctoral Fellowships with concentrations in Electrophysiology at UConn. Payam has over 9 years experience in the field of IONM, monitoring more than 1,300 simple and complex spinal, cranial and vascular surgeries and is CNIM certified. His interest in teaching led him to work closely with the faculty at PNB Department at UConn to develop the Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Certifcate program.