Congratulations! Dr. Rebecca Traub has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN). Fellow status recognizes outstanding work and accomplishments in neurosciences, clinical neurology, academic/administrative neurology, within the AAN, and the community. Traub specializes in neuromuscular diseases, as well as inflammatory and hereditary nerve and muscle conditions. She serves as the … Read more
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Dr. Sengupta is a clinical professor and the vice chairs of Philanthropy & Inclusive Excellence & Community Engagement in the Department of Neurology. Born in Kolkata, India, and raised in England, UK. Dr. Sengupta earned her medical degree and Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge, UK, and her MBA and healthcare graduate certification from the … Read more
The Adult Neurology Residency Program is proud to announce and congratulate Drs. Crooks, Kupcha, and Brown and the 2024 – 2025 Adult Neurology Chief Residents.
This article was originally published by UNC School of Medicine on January 9,2024. UNC School of Medicine contact: Mark Derewicz, Director of Research News. David Y. Hwang, MD, professor of neurology and division chief of neurocritical care, is co-principal investigator along with colleagues at Duke for a new eastern North Carolina and southern Virginia stroke … Read more
UNC Neurology is please to announce the promotion of Dr. Casey Olm-Shipman from Clinical Assistant Profess to Clinical Associate Professor based on excellence in clinical activity. Dr. Olm-Shipman currently serves as Neurology Vice Chair of Quality Improvement, Interim Leader of UNC Hospital Neuroscience Service Line, Associate Director of UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement, and … Read more
Clinical Research: Irena Dujmovic Basuroski, MD led the UNC MS center to Comprehensive Care recognition. Monica M. Diaz, MD received an Alzheimer’s Association research grant to study frailty and dementia among elderly in Eastern Uganda. Gwenn A. Garden, MD, PhD contributed to understanding microglia in AD (Prater et al., Nature Aging). James F. Howard … Read more
UNC Medical Center TJC Comprehensive Stroke Center is among the first to use new American Heart Association hemorrhagic stroke-specific enhancements to the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke registry Chapel Hill, North Carolina, May 10, 2023 — Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. Hemorrhagic strokes make up about 13 … Read more
Dr. Melissa Johnson, UNC Neurology stroke fellow, was invited to present at the 2023 International Stroke Conference for the Trainee Case Discussions Invited Speakers Symposium. Dr. Johnson discussed a complex case of a pediatric patient with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis who failed medical management and underwent successful venous sinus mechanical thrombectomy. She highlighted the importance … Read more
The News of Orange County recently published an article about the recent renovations to the UNC Hospital Hillsborough Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Center (AIRC). Located on the seventh-floor bed tower at UNC Memorial Hospital, the AIRC helps optimize patient recovery for a broad scope of conditions, including spinal cord injury, stroke, brain injury, amputation, musculoskeletal disorders, … Read more
UNC Health hospitals continue to receive the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Learn more about the UNC Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Center here.