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William J. Powers, MD
William J. Powers, MD

The American Academy of Neurology (ANN) has awarded William J. Powers, MD, the 2021 A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award in recognition of his significant contributions to neurology education.

Dr. Powers is a professor of neurology within the Division of Stroke and Vascular Neurology. He served as the department’s chair from 2007-2018.

The AAN believes that “excellent teachers deserve recognition for their contributions to improving neurology now and in the future. Teaching binds students, residents, faculty, other clinicians, researchers, and patients together and helps make our daily work more meaningful.”

Founded in 1948, the AAN represents more than 36,000 members and is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered care and enhancing member career satisfaction.