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New UNC Whole Brain Health Program receives funding!

July 19, 2024

The UNC Whole Brian Health Program (WBHP) has been awarded funding from the Health Resources and services Administration (HRSA) via a Transition for Youth with Autism and/or Epilepsy Demonstration Project. This funding award will provide $2,248,752 over the course of 5 years to expand the existing UNC Neurology Transition to Adult Clinic into the Whole … Read more

Promotion – Dr. Winnie Lau

July 2, 2024

UNC Neurology is please to announce the promotion of Dr. Winnie Lau from Clinical Assistant Professor to Clinical Associate Professor based on excellence in clinical activity. Dr. Lau is a member of the Neurocritical Care Division in Neurology and is joint appointed in the UNC Neurosurgery Department. Dr. Lau acts as the Program Director for … Read more

2024 Carolina Quality and Safety Award

June 26, 2024

The Department of Neurology is please to announce that the Movement Disorders Outpatient Clinic received Honorable Mention at the 2024 Carolina Quality and Safety Award for “Addressing the Pillars of Palliative care: Advance care planning in movement disorders outpatient clinics”. This award program was developed to recognize quality improvement efforts across the UNC Hospitals and … Read more

Special Edition Graduation 2024

June 26, 2024

The following Special Edition Graduation article was developed and written by Dr. Nina Browner, Neurology Vice Chair of Education. Resident Teaching Award Dr. Laura De Lima Xavier (Adult Neurology ’24) Recognized for her highest level of creative and devoted learning, of inspiration of residents, love of scholarship and service to the department.       … Read more

Promotion – Dr. Steven Trau

June 7, 2024

UNC Neurology is please to announce the promotion of Dr. Steven Trau from Clinical Assistant Professor to Clinical Associate Professor based on excellence in clinical activity. Dr. Trau is a member of the Child Neurology Division. His work focuses on treating patients with Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders. Dr. Trau earned his doctorate in … Read more

Thank you for your service!

June 7, 2024

UNC Neurology extends our heartfelt gratitude to all our staff and faculty for their years of service to UNC and the State of North Carolina. Specifically, we would like to give a shoutout to those individuals who have been with the university for over 10 years! 15 Years of Service Manisha Chopra, MBBS Senior Research … Read more

Dr. Clio Rubinos awarded SIREN & Simmons Award

June 4, 2024

Dr. Clio Rubinos has been selected as a UNC School of Medicine Simmons Scholar and has been awarded the SIREN MAGNETIC Hub Junior Faculty Subaward from Duke Emergency Medicine. Both awards will support research career development for Dr. Rubinos. Since its launch in 1994, the Simmons Scholars Program has offered support to faculty members from … Read more