Faculty

Course Directors
Alexios G. Carayannopoulos, DO, MPH, FAAPMR
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Medical Director, Comprehensive Spine Center
Division Director, Pain and Rehabilitation Medicine
Department of Neurosurgery | Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Adetokunbo A. Oyelese, MD, PhD, FAANS
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery (Clinical)
Assistant Program Director, Neurosurgery Residency Program
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director of Spinal Disorders | Department of Neurosurgery
Surgical Director, Comprehensive Spine Center
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Faculty
Holly Dobbs, LMT, AT
Massage and Alexander Technique by Holly Dobbs
Village Wellness/Heart in Hand | Warwick, RI 
Gregory P. Fessenden, MBA, MS, LAc
Acupuncturist | Natura Medica | Mystic, CT
Josef S. Fields, DO
Newport Physiatry | Newport Hospital | Newport, RI
Comprehensive Cancer Center | Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Jared S. Fridley, MD
Department of Neurosurgery | Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Ziya L. Gokaslan, MD, FAANS, FACS
Gus Stoll, MD Professor & Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief | Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital
Clinical Director, Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute
President, Brown Neurosurgery Foundation | Providence, RI
Jill Kauders Levine, OT/L, CHT
Senior Occupational Therapist | Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
David B. McIntyre, DPT
Senior Physical Therapist | Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Janet L. Rivard Michaud, OT/L
Occupational Therapist | Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Julie Angiola Morris, PhD
Staff Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine Clinical Services
Lifespan Physicians Group | The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI
Donald R. Murphy, DC, FRCC
Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Clinical Director, Rhode Island Spine Center
Director of Primary Spine Care Services
Care New England Health System | Pawtucket, RI
Jennifer Reynolds, DPT
Senior Physical Therapist | Women's Medicine Collaborative
Miriam Outpatient Physical Therapy
Rhode Island Hospital Spine Center | Providence, RI
Jeffrey M. Rogg, MD, FACR
Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director, Neuroradiology
Medical Director of MRI | Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Albert J. Sabella, MS, QRC, LRC
Sabella Vocational Services, LLC | Providence, RI
Keith-Austin Scarfo, DO, MS
Comprehensive Spine Center | Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Albert E. Telfeian, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery (Clinical)
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery | Hasbro Children's Hospital
Director, Minimally Invasive Endocopic Spinal Surgery
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI
Planning Committee
Alexios G. Carayannopoulos, DO, MPH
Ziya L. Gokaslan, MD, FAANS, FACS
Adetokunbo A. Oyelese, MD, PhD, FAANS
Shelby Gaudette
Administrative Coordinator, Comprehensive Spine Center
Gail Grande, BSN, RN-BC
Clinical and Program Manager, Comprehensive Spine Center
Maria Sullivan, BS
Director, CME, Warren Alpert Medical School