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Dr. Rebecca Traub Elected as Fellow of the American Academy of Neuology

February 20, 2024

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

UNC Neurology Division of Movement Disorders Awarded MSA Center of Excellence!

December 4, 2023

The MSA coalition is the largest non-profit foundation in the US supporting patients/families and researchers in multiple system atrophy, which is a relatively rare but devastating neurodegenerative disease. The Purpose of the MSA Center of Excellence program, which is new as of 2023 (2023 was the first year), is to provide access to the best … Read more

Dr. Miriam Sklerov Awarded James Wood Junior Faculty Award!

October 18, 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Miriam Sklerov for being awarded the James Wood Junior Faculty Award! Dr. Sklerov was nominated by Dr. Gwen Garden and a letter in support of this nomination was also submitted by Dr. Eran Dayan. She will be giving a speech during 2023 research week!  

Bob Greenwood Awarded Roger & Mary Brumback Lifetime Achievement Award

October 4, 2023

Dr. Bob Greenwood has been given the Roger and Mary Brumback Lifetime Achievment Award for all of his amazing work within the field of Child Neurology! The Roger & Mary Brumback Lifetime Achievement Awards are presented to CNS Members in recognition of a life-long commitment to child neurology, patient care, and humanism in medicine. Recipients … Read more

LAMP Cohort Selected

September 5, 2023

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development has selected the 2023 – 2024 cohort of the Leadership in Academic Medicine Program (LAMP). Twenty-four exceptional junior faculty from 15 different departments will participate in the 8-month long career development series. LAMP was piloted for two years in the Department of Family Medicine and is designed … Read more

Dr. Miriam Sklerov won K23 for “Investigation of non-invasive brain stimulation for the treatment of apathy”

August 18, 2023

Dr. Miriam Sklerov, of the Neurology Movement Disorders Center at UNC recently won a K23 through the NIMH, for her project, “Investigation of non-invasive brain stimulation for the treatment of apathy”. They will be recruiting people with Parkinson’s disease to investigate the effects of non-invasive brain stimulation on apathy using a behavioral task and EEG. … Read more