Assistant Professor/Module Director
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Alberto Musto is an Assistant Professor of Pathology, Anatomy and Neurology. He is one of the Module Directors of the CareForward Curriculum, School of Medicine and Director of the Neuroanatomy, School of Health Professionals at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Musto integrates an interdisciplinary approach in medical education and mentorship activities in neuroscience research in order to enhance research and diversity in the new medical curricula. Dr. Mustoâ€™s scientific goal is to identify potential biomarkers and preventive therapies for epilepsy. He has been bestowed with a lifetime professional honor in recognition of his accomplishments and dedication to excellence in epilepsy by the American Epilepsy Society. He has published in major journals in the field of neuroscience and epilepsy and he has been a member of NIH grant review study sections. Prior to joining EVMS, Dr. Musto was at the School of Medicine of Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, where he completed his postdoctoral fellowship in neuroprotection and worked as an Assistant Professor of research in Neuroscience and Neurosurgery. Prior to that, Dr. Musto started his career in Buenos Aires, Argentina where he received board certifications in both neurology and radiology, completed postgraduate studies in medical education, management in health systems and a doctoral thesis in neurobiology. Dr. Musto has been involved in academic medicine during his entire career and is a regular speaker at national and international conferences.
Neurobiology and Neuroanatomy