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Neurology News – January 2023

January 31, 2023

First Neurology quarterly newsletter for 2023. Look out for our next one in April 2023!     Dr. Irena Dujmovic Basuroski was featured in “The Well” https://thewell.unc.edu/2022/12/02/multiple-sclerosis-an-experts-take/.   Neurology Department Holiday Party The department, friends, and family gathered together to celebrate the end of 2022 at the Carolina Inn! The Critical Care Advanced Practice Provider Support … Continued

Neurology News – August through November 2022

December 2, 2022

Gillian (Jill) Watson, MHA has accepted the role of Associate Chair of Administration for the Department of Neurology, effective January 9, 2023. Jill currently serves as the Associate Chief for Administration for the divisions of Hospital Medicine and Geriatrics in the Department of Medicine at UNC – Chapel Hill. She has extensive experience in diverse … Continued

New Neurology Department Associate Chair of Administration Announced

December 2, 2022

Gillian (Jill) Watson, MHA has accepted the role of Associate Chair of Administration for the Department of Neurology, effective January 9, 2023. Jill currently serves as the Associate Chief for Administration for the divisions of Hospital Medicine and Geriatrics in the Department of Medicine at UNC – Chapel Hill. She has extensive experience in diverse … Continued

Lau 2022 Recipient of a Seed Funding Award in Neuropalliative Care

December 1, 2022

Dr. Winnie Lau is a 2022 recipient of a Seed Funding Award in Neuropalliative Care from the International Neuropalliative Care Society. Dr. Lau is Assistant Professor of UNC Neurology and Neurosurgery, Neurocritical Care Division. She also serves as the Program Director of the UNC Adult Neurology Residency Program and Associate Program Director of the Neurocritical … Continued

Congratulations Dr. Heidi Roth on Promotion to Clinical Professor

November 4, 2022

Dr. Roth earned her B.A. degree in Biology from Harvard in 1987, a Doctor of Medicine from the Harvard Medical School – Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1993, and completed her residency in Neurology at the Harvard-Longwood Neurology Program in 1997. She became an Assistant Professor of Neurology in 2002 and advanced to Associate Professor in 2011. … Continued

Neurology News – 2022 Honors, Awards, Recognition

October 24, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Heidi L. Roth, MD on achieving 20 years of service with UNC Neurology this November! Dr. Heidi L. Roth, MD is an Associate Professor of Sleep Medicine, Memory and Cognitive Disorders, and the Program Director of Sleep Medicine Fellowship, as well as an Associate Clinical Core Leader of  Duke-UNC Alzheimer’s Disease Collaborative. … Continued

Brain Health: “The operating system for a happy, healthy, joyful life”

October 12, 2022

This article was originally published by The Pilot.com on October 4, 2022.  The importance of heart health has long been promoted, but brain health is just as crucial for our ability to think, act and live well. Brain health is a critical piece of your overall health. Brain health is about reducing risk factors, keeping … Continued

Dr. Yen-Yu Ian Shih announced as Neurology’s Vice Chair for Research

August 12, 2022

UNC Neurology is excited to announce Dr. Yen-Yu Ian Shih as its next Vice Chair for Research. Dr. Shih has over 10 years of research experience at UNC Neurology, joining the faculty in 2012 and appointed Associate Professor in 2017. Along with his position in Neurology, Dr. Shih has also served as Associate Director of … Continued

UNC researchers secure more than $1B in funding for third consecutive year

July 23, 2022

Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill continues to grow, bringing in more than $1.2 billion in funding awards during the 2022 fiscal year. This is the third year in a row that research awards have topped $1 billion, facilitating research projects and experiments for external sponsors like federal agencies, industry partners, and … Continued