Academic Faculty


S. Nizam Ahmed, MD, FRCPC, Diplomate American Board of Neurology, American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology, CSCN Certification in EEG and Certification in Epilepsy by the ABPN

Professor, Director Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory

Medicine & Dentistry


About Me

Education and Training

• MBBS/MD, Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan (Gold Medalist)

• Internship in Internal Medicine, New York Medical College, USA

• Neurology Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA

• Fellowship in Epilepsy and Neurophysiology, Yale University School of Medicine

Academic and Administrative Appointments

• Professor, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine

• Medical Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Lab., University of Alberta

• Visiting Faculty, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi Pakistan

National Leadership

• Past President, Canadian League Against Epilepsy, CLAE (2012 – 2014)

• Director of Education, CLAE (2008 – 2012)


Research Areas

• Epilepsy and Epilepsy Surgery

• Electroencephalography

• Biological Signal Processing

• Machine Learning applied to EEG and MRI

Research Projects

• Computer Assisted Diagnosis of Epileptogenic Lesions on the MRI of Brain

• Machine Learning and Signal Processing of the EEG signal

• Telemedicine and Telehealth