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Standing Left to Right: Charlotte Pazmino (Medical Assistant), Ashley Figueroa (Certified Medical Assistant), Christina Santiago (Registered Medical Assistant/Clinical Director) and Andrea Gioia (Administrative Director)
Seated Left to Right: Joanne M Charles (RN, MSN, Practice Administrator), James A Charles (MD, FAAN, FAHS) and Joseph DiGeronimo (Neurophysiology Technologist)
March 2018: Created and chaired the first Holy Name Medfical Center Neuroscience Symposium
November 2013: Chaired the first Holy Name Medical Center "Headache Symposium".
2012: Created and became Director of the Holy Name Medical Center Headache Treatment Program; (http://www.holyname.org/) find services, Headache)
October 2011: Guest Speaker on "Neurological and Electrodiagnostic Fraud" at the New Jersey Special Investigators Seminar in Atlantic City, NJ
April 2011: Scientific Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Neurology Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii ; "Outpatient Continuous Intravenous Dihydroergotamine for Intractable Headache"
May 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012: Participated in the Mind, Body, Behavior Symposium as Neurology faculty lecturer on Pain to 1st year medical students at NJ Medical School-UMDNJ.
2007-Present: Created the "Notes of Inspiration" program which benefits the Epilepsy Foundation of NJ- a musician with epilepsy is given the opportunity to perform with the Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra and speak as an Advocate of Epilepsy.
2006: Created a Benefit Concert for the NJ Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association-Aaron Copland "Fanfare for the Common Man"-performed by the Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra- Guest Speakers-relatives of Aaron Copland who was afflicted with Alzheimer's disease.
2005: Created a Benefit Concert for the American Parkinson Disease Association-NJ Chapter performed by the Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra.
2003: Organized and Created a Benefit Concert for the Greater NJ Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society- the "Messiah", Ridgewood Chamber Orchestra and the Presentation Choir.
2002-2006: Created the "Teen Health Series" through the Valley Hospital Foundation, physicians lecture to high school students and teachers on various health issues.