Mark Jude Tramo, MD, PhD

Dr. Tramo plays guitar for his class. He is a UCLA professor and a physician.

Dr. Tramo plays guitar for his class. He is a UCLA professor and a physician.

CURRICULUM VITAE

General Information

Education

1978, B.A., Yale College

1982, M.D. (Neurology), Cornell University Medical College

1998, Ph.D. (Neurobiology), Harvard Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Postdoctoral Training

1982-1983, Intern in Internal Medicine, LA County – USC Medical Center

1983-1986, Resident in Neurology, The New York Hospital -

Cornell University Medical Center

1985, Chief Resident, Neurology Ward, The New York Hospital

1986, Chief Resident, Neurology Ward, Memorial Hospital – Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

1986-1987, Fellow (Cognitive Neuroscience), Dept. of Neurology, The New York Hospital – Cornell

University Medical Center and Memorial Hospital – Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Academic and Major Professional Appointments

1987-1988, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Cornell University Medical College

1988-1992, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Neurology) and of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School

1993-1999, Instructor in Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

2000-2009, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

2000-2005, Faculty, Harvard-M.I.T. Speech & Hearing Bioscience & Technology Graduate Studies Program

2000-2009, Board of Honors Tutors, Department of Psychology, Harvard University

2000-2009, Faculty Fellow, Mind Brain & Behavior Interfaculty Initiative, Harvard University

2002-2009, Teaching Affiliate, Department of Biology (Neurobiology), Harvard University

2002-current, Director, The Institute for Music & Brain Science, Boston, MA

2010-current, Lecturer in Ethnomusicology, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music,

2012-2013, Assistant Professor of Neurology (Voluntary), David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

2013-current, Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Mark Jude Tramo, M.D. Ph.D. Curriculum vitae

Hospital and Affiliated Institution Appointments

July 1987 – June 1988, Attending Neurologist, The New York Hospital, NY, NY

July 1988 – June 1991, Attending Neurologist, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Hanover, NH

July 1988 – Sept 1991, Neurology Consultant, Franklin Regional Hospital, Franklin, NH

July 1992 –Dec 2009, Attending Neurologist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

July 1992 – June 2005, Neurology Consultant, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA

July 1996 – Dec 2009, Research Associate, Eaton-Peabody Laboratory of Auditory Physiology, Massachusetts

Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA

1996-2005, Research Affiliate, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Department of Electrical

Engineering & Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

1999-2005, Associate Neurologist, Affiliated Staff, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

2009-2011, Associate Neurologist, Affiliated Staff, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

2009-2010, Medical Director, Neurological & Rehabilitation Services, and Staff Neurologist, Good

Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

2009 – current, Staff Physician, Section of Neurology, Dept of Medicine, Good Samaritan Hospital

2012-current, Staff Neurology, Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Other Professional Positions and Major Visiting Appointments

1998-current, Advisory Board, Songs of Love Foundation, New York, NY

1999-2000, Board, Soldiers Field Park Children’s Center, Boston, MA

2000-2005, Advisory Board, BioMusic Program, National Musical Arts, Washington, DC

2000, Consultant, Berkshire Hills Music Academy, South Hadley, MA

2002-current, Scientific Advisory Board, Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

2004-2007, Science Advisor, Morphonix, Inc., Sausalito, CA

2007-current, Advisory Board, National Center for Human Performance,

Texas Medical Ctr, Houston, TX

Licensure and Certification

1983, Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

1983-current, Drug Enforcement Administration Certification, U.S.A.

1983-1988, New York State Medical License

1988, Diplomate in Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

1988-1992, New Hampshire Medical License

1991-current, Massachusetts Medical License

1991-current, Massachusetts Drug Enforcement Administration Certification

2009-current, California Medical License

Hospital and Health Care Organization Service Responsibilities

1986-1987, Fellow, then Attending, Stroke and Coma Team, The New York Hospital, NY, NY

1986-1988, Staff Physician, Medical and Neurological Services, Burke Rehabilitation Center,

White Plains, NY

1987-1988, Attending, Neurology Consult Service, Behavioral Neurology Consult Service,

Neurology Faculty

Practice Group, and Neurology Residents Clinic, The New York Hospital

1988-1991, Attending, Behavioral Neurology Consult Service and Neurology Residents Clinic,

Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Hanover, NH

1988-1991, Neurology Consultant, Franklin Regional Hospital, Franklin, NH

1992-2009, Attending, Neurology Inpatient Service, General Neurology Consult Inpatient Service,

and Cognitive/Behavioral Neurology Outpatient Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

1995-2005, Neurology Inpatient and Outpatient Consult Services, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA

2009-2010, Medical Director, Neurological & Rehabilitation Services, & Staff Neurologiet,

Good Samaritan Hospital, LA

Committee Assignments

1996-2000, Standing Committee on Neuroscience, Harvard University

2000-current, Standing Committee on Mind/Brain/Behavior, Harvard University2002-2003, Subcommittee

on Undergraduate Curriculum, Harvard Mind/Brain/Behavior Interfaculty

Mark Jude Tramo, M.D. Ph.D. Curriculum vitae

Initiative

2002, NIH National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders, Special Emphasis Review

Panel, Exploratory/Developmental Research Program

2003-4, 2008-9, NSF Grant Review Committee

2004-2007, Large Animal Users Group, Massachusetts General Hospital

2006-2009, Steering Committee, Mind Brain & Behavior Interfaculty Initiative, Harvard University

2010-2011, Scientific Organizing Committee, Music Science & Medicine Symposium,

New York Academy of Sciences

Professional Societies

1983-current, American Academy of Neurology, Member

1985-current, American Society for Composers, Authors, and Publishers, Writer Member

1986-2010, Acoustical Society of America, Member

1989-current, Society for Neuroscience, Member

1991-1992, Stroke Council, American Heart Association, Fellow

1992-2007, American Association for the Advancement of Science

1995-2009, Society for Music Perception & Cognition

1998-2008 Association for Research in Otolaryngology

2000-2008, New York Academy of Sciences

2006-7, Boston Music Research Association

2009-current, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences

Editorial Boards

1989-current, Reviewer, Science, Nature Neuroscience Reviews, Neuron, Journal of Neurophysiology, Trends

in Neurosciences, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Cerebral Cortex, Oxford Press (partial list)

1994-1998, Consulting Editor, Music Perception

1997-2005, Associate Editor, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience

2007-current, Advisory Board, Journal of Interdisciplinary Music Studies

Awards and Honors

1974-1978, Joseph Tauber Scholar, Yale University

1978, Bachelor of Arts cum laude with Honors in the Major (Biology), Yale University

1978-1982, Joseph Collins Foundation Scholar, Cornell University Medical College

1981-1982, Vincent Astor Scholar, Cornell University Medical College

1987-1988, National Research Service Award, Physiology, National Institute of Neurological &

Communicative Disorders & Stroke, National Institutes of Health

1988-1991, Program Project Award, Co-Principal Investigator, National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke, National Institutes of Health

1989-1991, Cognitive Science Award, Co-Principal Investigator, Office of Naval Research

1991-1992, National Research Service Award, National Institute of Mental Health

1992-1997, Clinical Scientist Development Award, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication

Disorders, National Institutes of Health

1992-1993, Sackler Scholar in Psychobiology, Harvard University

1993-1994, Alwin M. Pappenheimer Scholar, Harvard University

1997, Research Award, National Organization for Hearing Research

1997-1998, Provost’s Award for Educational Innovation, Harvard University

1997-2002, Cognitive Neuroscience Program Award, McDonnell-Pew Foundation

1998-2002, FIRST Award, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health

2000, Harvard Medical School Class of 2000 Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching (finalist)

2000-2001, Gordon and Llura Gund Research Award, Mind/Brain/Behavior Interfaculty Initiative, Harvard University

2002-current, Institute for Music & Brain Science

2009, Performing Arts Medicine Association Richard Lederman Award

Mark Jude Tramo, M.D. Ph.D. Curriculum vitae

2009-2010, Grammy Foundation Research Award