Movement Disorder Fellows and Students
Adeeb Al Rizaiza, MD
Clinical Neurology Trainee and Research Fellow. Adeeb has four years of experience in clinical practice in general medicine, cardiology, intensive care medicine, and adult neurology and movement disorders. He is currently a research fellow working in typical and atypical parkinsonian syndromes and their clinical manifestations.
Ana Grijalvo-Perez, MD
Movement Disorder Fellow 2013/2014. Dr. Grijalvo-Perez recently completed her fellowship training in pediatric neurology at UCSD. Prior to that she attended medical school in her native town of Madrid, Spain. Subsequently, Dr. Grijalvo-Perez did neuroscience research in Switzerland before starting her pediatrics residency at Rady Children's Hospital. She is interested in the clinical aspects and novel therapeutic approaches of both adult and pediatric movement disorders.
Rita Ceponiene, MD, PhD
Movement Disorder Fellow 2013/2014. Dr. Ceponiene has earned an MD degree from State University in Vilnius, Lithuania, and a PhD in developmental cognitive electrophysiology from Helsinki University, Finland. She did post-doctoral work at the Project in Cognitive and Neural Development and Research on Aging and Development laboratory in the Cognitive and Neurosciences departments at UCSD. She has published on electrophysiology of sensory, attentional, and language processing in development and a
ging. Dr. Ceponiene is graduating from the Adult Neurology program at UCSD Medical Center this year and looking forward to training in motor and cognitive aspects of adult movement disorders.