About Us

CEN’s Surgical Neurophysiology Program 

Founded by Dr. T.V. Seshan, a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician and pioneer in the field of IONM, CEN is committed to the training and placement of highly-proficient and insightful surgical neurophysiologists. 

CEN Faculty Advisors are senior clinicians with extensive experience in the most complex brain, spine, vascular and peripheral nerve surgeries. Each is committed to providing students with the knowledge and tools necessary for success as an IONM technologist.

Dr. Christopher Pace, PhD, CNIM

Dr. Christopher Pace, PhD, CNIM, Chief Clinical Officer at Neuro Alert, received his PhD in Neuroscience from Albany Medical College in 2001 and his “Certification in Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring” (CNIM) from the American Board of Registered Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET) in 2006. He has subsequently been Vice President of clinical service programs for the development of surgical neurophysiologists at several institutions and has served as the Director of Neurophysiology at The Butterfly Foundation, a not for profit organization that offers spine surgery to patients in developing countries.

Rose Auerbach, BS, CNIM

Rose Auerbach, BS, CNIM received her B.S. in Neuroscience from Brandeis University. She continued her post-graduate studies in Biomedical Sciences at the Wadsworth Center at University at Albany, State University of New York. Her extensive knowledge of IONM comes from having monitored close to one thousand cases of orthopedic and neurological surgeries from the routine to the most complex. Rose’s gift for teaching coupled with her keen understanding of Surgical Neurophysiology made her instrumental in helping to expand the CEN education program. She looks forward to imparting her knowledge and preparing you to become leaders in this ever-growing healthcare field.