Timothy R. Fullam


Major, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
USAF Neurology Residency Associate Program Director
Location: San Antonio Military Medical Center, TX
Research Interests:
Neuromuscular disease, ALS
General/Military Neurology; Disparities in Neurology
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Allegheny College, B.S. 2006-2010
Pennsylvania State College of Medicinie, M.D. 2010-2014
Internship and Residency, Neurology, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium 2014-2018
Fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, 2020-2021


Major Timothy R. Fullam, M.D. is an active duty Air Force Neurologist, currently stationed and practicing at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. He serves as the associate program director for the neurology residency and has a special interest in neuromuscular disorders. He is a 2014 graduate of the Penn State College of Medicine and completed his internship and residency in neurology at the San Antonio Uniformed Health Education Consortium at Brooke Army Medical Center from 2014-2018. He served 2 years as a general neurologist at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, MS prior to completing his neuromuscular fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center from 2020-2021. In addition to his clinical and academic duties, he has been active with the AAN as a 2018 graduate of the Emerging Leaders program as well as serving on several work groups focused on mentorship as well as equity, diversity, and inclusion in health care. He is currently a member of the Pipeline subcommittee, physician liaison for the Guest Neurologist Program, and participating in the 2021 Healthcare Disparity Symposium.

Career Highlights: Positions, Projects, Deployements, Awards and Additional Publications

Alpha Omega Alpha Penn State College of Medicine 2014

Diane Solomon, MD Award for Excellence in Teaching UT Health San Antonio Neurology Medical Students 2016-2017

American Academy of Neurology Neuro-bowl Participant (2018)

American Academy of Neurology Resident Scholarship (2018)

American Academy of Neurology Emerging Leaders Program Participant (2018-2019)

Keesler Internal Medicine Non-Medicine Based Specialty Flight Teacher of the Year (2019-2020)

United States Air Force Commendation Medal 2018,2020

American Academy of Neurology A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award (2021)

American Academy of Neurology Health Care Equity Scholarship Program (April 2021-2022)

American Academy of Neurology Pipeline Subcommittee Member (April 2021-2023)

Representative Bibliography

Fullam TR, Chandrashekhar S, Farmakidis C, Jawdat O, Pasnoor M, Dimachkie MM, Ensrud E. Dermatomyositis-like Rash Associated with Anti-3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A Reductase Autoantibody Necrotizing Myopathy Following COVID-19 Infection and Vaccination. RRNMF Neuromuscular Journal 2021;2(5)

Fullam TR, Jacobsohn JA, Chandrashekhar S, Farmakidis C, Jabari D, Jawdat O, Pasnoor M, Statland J, Dimachkie MM. A Rare Potential Cause of Mononeuropathy Multiplex. RRNMF Neuromuscular Journal 2021;2(5)

Fullam TR, McGraw N, Grainger M, Dimachkie MM, Chandrashekhar S. Teaching NeuroImages: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-Related Fasciitis and Myositis With Perifascicular Atrophy. Neurology. 2021 Jul 29:10.1212/WNL.0000000000012577. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000012577. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34326181.

Fullam T, Statland J. Upper Motor Neuron Disorders: Primary Lateral Sclerosis, Upper Motor Neuron Dominant Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, and Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia. Brain Sci. 2021 May 11;11(5):611. doi: 10.3390/brainsci11050611. PMID: 34064596; PMCID: PMC8151104.

Fullam T, Sladky JH. Clinical Reasoning: Persistent respiratory failure following cardiac arrest. Neurology. 2018 Jun 12;90(24):e2174-e2178. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005688. PMID: 29891583.

Powell T, Fullam T, Hammett J, Nettlow D, Harris J. Vertebral Artery Dissection in Active-Duty Soldier Due to Mixed Martial Arts Choke Hold. Fed Pract. 2018 Jul;35(7):12-17. PMID: 30766369; PMCID: PMC6368010.

Fullam T, Stephens HE, Felgoise SH, Blessinger JK, Walsh S, Simmons Z. Compliance with recommendations made in a multidisciplinary ALS clinic. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2015;17(1-2):30-7. doi: 10.3109/21678421.2015.1074703. Epub 2015 Oct 29. PMID: 26513201.

Mishra R, Jayaraman M, Roland BP, Landrum E, Fullam T, Kodali R, Thakur AK, Arduini I, Wetzel R. Inhibiting the nucleation of amyloid structure in a huntingtin fragment by targeting α-helix-rich oligomeric intermediates. J Mol Biol. 2012 Feb 3;415(5):900-17. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2011.12.011. Epub 2011 Dec 9. PMID: 22178478; PMCID: PMC3267848.