International Research Fellowship Program
Rong Chen, M.D., MS
Dr. Chen graduated from Xiangya School of Medicine in 1996. Currently, she is a board certified Neurology attending at Department of Neurology in the Affiliated Hospital of Hainan Medical University in China. She mainly sees stroke patients in the hospital as well as clinics there. Her prior research focused on the impact of statin on inflamational process in stroke patients.
Dr. Park is Professor of Stroke Neurology and Director of Stroke Center at academic university hospital in South Korea. Dr. Park has piloted numerous articles with research interests in the intracranial atherosclerosis. He also has an interest in stroke prevention, therapy, outcome, or risk factor/predictor for stroke.
Dr. Kwon graduated from Seoul National University College of Medicine in 1998. After his residency and fellowship in the department of Seoul National University Hospital, he has since been working in the Boramae Medical Center. Dr. Kwon’s specialty is stroke and headache disorders. He has performed various clinical studies in the field of stroke, using clinical and neuroimaging methods. Dr. Kwon has published numerous peer-reviewed papers on stroke epidemiology, stroke prevention and neuroimaging research. Currently, Dr. Kwon is expanding his research field while working with Dr. Marc Chimowitz on intracranial atherosclerosis in the MUSC Neurology Stroke Center.
Burak Pakoz, native of Turkey, is an international research fellow in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy. He is a member of Turkish Neurological Society, Turkish Chapter of International League Against Epilepsy, Turkish Sleep Medicine Society and Turkish Multiple Sclerosis Society. He is board certified on Neurology and Sleep Medicine at his own country. He has published papers in international and Turkish medical journals and made presentations on epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, headache and sleep. His research interests are invasive EEG, status epilepticus, ICU EEG monitoring and refractory epilepsy. Before coming to MUSC he worked as a staff Neurologist at the Kent Hospital in Izmir, Turkey. Dr. Pakoz is married and he is a father of two daughters.