Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, 2017-2020
Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, 2016-2017
Neurological Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, 2014-2016
Case Western Reserve Univ School of Medicine, MD, 2014 Case Western Reserve Univ School of Medicine, PhD, 2013
Recent Research Projects in Residency:
Bioinformatics and Functional Genomic Analysis Departments of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neurology, VCU Health Systems, Laboratory of Michael Miles, MD, PhD May 2016. In silico project: Analysis of ethanol-responsive gene networks throughout the mesocorticolimbic pathway.
Mitochondrial Biology and Bioenergetics Department of Neurology, Veterans Hospital Administration Medical Center, Richmond, VA Laboratory of William Maragos, MD, PhD. Project: Characterization of tricarboxylic cycle enzymatic activation in the context of mitochondrial N-methyl D-aspartate-like receptor activation in neurons
Project (presented as Lecture at Neurosurgery Research Day): "Comprehensive Neurosurgery Tumor Database Series: Defining the Natural Progression of Meningioma: Growth Rate Analysis of Untreated Meningioma and Quantitative Comparison of Volume Approximation Techniques" Dept. of Neurosurgery Mentor: William Broaddus, M.D., Ph.D.
Movement Disorders Project (presented at Parkinson Study Group and World Parkinson Congress): Prokinetic Pharmacologic Intervention as a Novel Method for Optimization of Levodopa Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics in Parkinson's Disease: Results from a Pilot Study Using Erythromycin. Zapanta Rinonos S, Hoder J, Norris V, Kuemmerle J, Venitz J, Halquist M, Wan W, Cloud L.
Case Report accepted for poster presentation at American Academy of Neurology, 2020: Brain abscess due to Yokenella regensburgei in a patient with primary CNS lymphoma. Serendipity Zapanta Rinonos, M.D., Ph.D.1,3, Tiffany Sexton, M.D.1, Kimberly N. Nichols, M.T. (ASCPCM)4, and Oveimar De La Cruz, M.D.1,2 1Department of Internal Medicine, 2Division of Infectious Diseases, 3Department of Neurology, and 4Department of Microbiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA, 23298.
Futures in Neurologic Research Scholarship – American Academy of Neurology, 2020
Most Likely to Win a Nobel Prize – VCU Health Systems, Dept. of Internal Medicine
Neurosurgery Research Day, Oral Presentation Award – VCU Health Systems, Dept. of Neurosurgery
Neuroscience ICU Patient-Nominated Acorn Award for Patient Care Excellence – VCUHS, Dept. of Neurosurgery
Howard Hughes Research Scholar – Cornell University, Dept. of Neurobiology & Behavior
Neuroscience NIH T32 Predoctoral Training Grant Award – Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
John S. Knight Writing Institute Prize Essay, The Violin Over Brain and Body – Cornell University