What's new in the Department of Neurology
National accreditations and third-party certifications of excellence attest to UNC Neurology's expertise and multidisciplinary care.
Six residents spanning four post-graduate years (PGY) published research in 2015 and 2016. Research publications include Neurology, Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, Stroke, and Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.
Join us as we raise awareness for heart disease and stroke in the Triangle!
Formerly known as "Walk with a Doc"
The UNC Hospitals Neurology and Neurosurgery specialties were recently rated by US News and World Report as high performing, earning scores that fell within the top 10% of analyzed centers.
Dr. Kevin Robertson recently received the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Leader in AIDS award.
Governor Pat McCrory recently recognized Daniel Kaufer, MD (UNC Department of Neurology) and Kathleen Welsh-Bohmer, PhD (Duke University) for their collaborative efforts to combat Alzheimer’s disease through the launch of the North Carolina Regional Consortium for Brain Health in Aging.
Susan Wilson was interviewed for Women in Science Wednesdays by Endeavors, an UNC online publication.
James F. Howard, Jr., MD, is the recipient of the AANEM’s 2015 Distinguished Physician Award, which recognizes a member for their superior achievements as a clinician, educator, and association volunteer.
UNC Health Care's first system-wide stroke consortium meeting will be held on Friday, August 26th, 10am-2pm.
Formerly known as "Walk with a Doc"
Thursday, May 19 at 10 AM - 11:30 AM, University Mall, Chapel Hill
UNC Hospitals received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite.
UNC’s stroke coordinator, Nicole Burnett, RN BSN, CNRN, SCRN received the Excellence in Neuroscience Nursing Education award.
UNC Stroke fellow, Dr. Theresa Sevilis, authored a study that recently appeared in Neurology Today.
David Huang, MD, PhD, director, UNC Hospitals Comprehensive Stroke Center, has received the SHAPE Award from the North Carolina Stroke Association.
In February, UNC neurologist Hae Won Shin, MD, and neurosurgeon Eldad Hadar, MD, were the first in the state to implant the NeuroPace RNS System following the medical device’s recent FDA approval. In clinical trials, the NeuroPace system greatly reduced the number of seizures experienced by patients with severe epilepsy.
Susan Wilson, NP, is committed to spreading the latest stroke knowledge and resources to health care workers across the country. This dedication has earned her a 2014 Raise Award from the National Stroke Association.
RTI International, in partnership with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been awarded a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct muscular dystrophy surveillance in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Information collected from the population-based surveillance and follow-up will support research to aid improvements in diagnosis, care and policy.
The nonprofit organization Alzheimer’s North Carolina, Inc., has awarded a $130,000 grant to launch a new collaborative effort by the UNC School of Medicine, Duke University and other academic research institutions to join forces in the race to prevent and cure Alzheimer’s disease.
The research of William Powers, MD, has illuminated our understanding of stroke and guided better treatment for patients throughout three decades, a feat which earned him a Feinberg Award from the American Stroke Association.
UNC Hospitals Receives Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers from The Joint Commission and AHA/ASA
UNC First Hospital in North Carolina and Southeast to Earn Comprehensive Stroke Center Status UNC Hospitals has been recognized by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) as meeting The Joint Commission’s standards for Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification.