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Video: Implant offers options, normalcy for epilepsy patients

June 13, 2018

  There are many people who deal with the minute-by-minute fear that they will lose control and experience an epileptic seizure, as between 2 and 3 million people in the United States have Epilepsy. Medication works for most people, while brain surgery is the answer for others, but a special brain implant may help those who … Read more

Six UNC Health Care Hospitals Recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for High Quality Stroke Care

June 12, 2018

American Heart Association Award Recognizes UNC Health Care’s Commitment to Quality Stroke Care CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – June 6, 2018 – UNC Health Care is pleased to announce that five of its hospitals – Nash UNC Health Care, Pardee UNC Health Care, UNC Hospitals, UNC REX Healthcare and Wayne UNC Health Care –  have received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s … Read more

2018 – 2019 New Residents and Fellows announced

March 23, 2018

We are pleased to introduce our incoming adult and child neurology residents as well as our fellows in neuro-critical care, sleep, epilepsy and neuromuscular disorders. Our new team members will begin on July 1, 2018, except as noted.

Powers, Chair of Neurology, to Retire

March 23, 2018

William “Bill” Powers, MD, has announced that he will enter the three-year phased retirement program beginning July 1, 2018. He will step down from his position as Chair of the Department of Neurology on April 30, 2018, at the end of his five year term.