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UNC Neurology mourns the loss of Betty Allen, RN

December 18, 2020

Retired pediatric nurse Betty F. Allen, RN, passed away on Thursday, December 17 from non-COVID-19 related issues. Betty grew up in Pittsboro, NC and graduated from Watt’s School of Nursing in Durham, NC in 1974. Betty served as a nurse for 46 years with a special interest in the neuroscience field. She retired from UNC … Read more

ACTG names second new award for Kevin Robertson

November 25, 2020

Serena Spudich, MD, professor of neurology and chief of Neurological Infections & Global Neurology at Yale University, is the first recipient of this award named in honor of beloved UNC neurology professor Kevin Robertson, PhD.

Olm-Shipman selected as AMA Health Systems Scholar

November 17, 2020

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery Casey Olm-Shipman, MD, MS, was selected as an AMA Health Systems Scholar, a one-year mentored program aimed at developing Health Systems Science (HSS) leaders. In support of her recent appointment as UNC’s Director of HSS for Graduate Medical Education, Dr. Olm-Shipman’s AMA project will be the development and implementation … Read more