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About Hussam A. Yacoub, DO


January 2016 Present Co-director of residency program, Lehigh Valley Health Network
January 2014 Present Clinical Assistant Professor, University of South Florida ‐ Department of Neurology
February 2013 Present Medical Director of Patient Care Units, Lehigh Valley Health Network
July 2011 Present Neuro-hospitalist/Vascular Neurologist, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Present Physician, Lehigh Valley Health Network LVPG Neurology

Honors and Awards

  • •“Best Medical Student Teaching Award”, Lehigh Valley Health Network, 2012
  • •“Best Research Award”, neurology residency, Multiple Sclerosis, 2010.
  • •“Best Research Award”, neurology residency, Vascular Neurology, 2008.
  • • “The Most Outstanding Resident”, neurology residency, 2007-2010.
  • • “The Most Outstanding Resident of the Year”, 2006-2007, Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia.
  • • Awarded a two-year fellowship for thesis research from the American Heart Association • Grant Title: Desensitization of the A1-Adenosine Receptor Function: Role of Nitric Oxide and Receptor Stimulation.
  • • The Polyprobe Research Scholarship, medical school 2005, released to the press.
  • • The Board of Trustees and The Edith Fitton Herrin Scholarships, Medical School 2002-2006
  • • The William Goldman Foundation Scholarship, Medical School

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