Announcements

Dr. Roger Rosenberg looks back at 20 years as JAMA Neurology Editor

Dr. Roger Rosenberg looks back at 20 years as JAMA Neurology Editor

 

Dr. Roger Rosenberg has stepped down as editor of JAMA Neurology after 20 years at the journal’s helm. You can read Dr. Rosenberg’s editorial about his tenure online, “JAMA Neurology at the Forefront, 1997-2016”.

Benjamin Greenberg, M.D., elected to Southwest Academy of Teachers (SWAT)

Benjamin Greenberg, M.D., elected to Southwest Academy of Teachers (SWAT)

 

Benjamin Greenberg, M.D., was elected to become a member of the UT Southwestern Academy of Teachers (SWAT) in recognition of his excellence as an educator. SWAT strives to stimulate innovation in education and fosters excellence in teaching at all levels.

Craig Powell, M.D., Ph.D., renews NIHNR01 research grant

Craig Powell, M.D., Ph.D., renews NIHNR01 research grant

 

Craig Powell, M.D., Ph.D., renewed his National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Project Grant (R01) for the next five years. R01 provides support for health-related research and development based on the mission of the NIH.

Dr. Marc Diamond earns UTSW's first-ever gift from Cure Alzheimer's Fund

Dr. Marc Diamond earns UTSW's first-ever gift from Cure Alzheimer's Fund

 

Marc Diamond, M.D., Director of the Center for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, recently received the first-ever gift to UT Southwestern from the nonprofit group Cure Alzheimer's Fund. Dr. Diamond, who is also Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, is investigating how the tau protein aggregates in brain cells.

Dr. Shilpa Chitnis inducted as AAN Fellow

Dr. Shilpa Chitnis inducted as AAN Fellow

 

Shilpa Chitnis, M.D., Ph.D., is among three neurology faculty members inducted at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology as Fellows. Fellow status acknowledges exemplary work and achievements in the neurosciences, the clinical practice of neurology or academic/administrative neurology.

Three neurology faculty inducted as AAN Fellows

Three neurology faculty inducted as AAN Fellows

 

Michael Dowling, M.D., Ph.D., is among three neurology faculty members inducted at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology as Fellows. Fellow status acknowledges exemplary work and achievements in the neurosciences, the clinical practice of neurology or academic/administrative neurology.

Three neurology faculty inducted as AAN Fellows

Three neurology faculty inducted as AAN Fellows

 

Benjamin Greenberg, M.D., is among three neurology faculty members inducted at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology as Fellows. Fellow status acknowledges exemplary work and achievements in the neurosciences, the clinical practice of neurology or academic/administrative neurology.

Vernino receives Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

Vernino receives Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

 

Steven Vernino, M.D., Ph.D., was recently selected, along with a small number of colleagues at UT Southwestern, to receive one of the highest honors awarded by the UT System, the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award. Dr. Vernino is Director of the Residency Program and Academic Vice Chair for the Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics.

Jaspreet Abraham, RN, wins D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award

Jaspreet Abraham, RN, wins D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award

 

Jaspreet Abraham, RN, a nurse with our Multiple Sclerosis Program, was a winner in D Magazine's Excellence in Nursing Awards for 2016. She was recognized in the category of Ambulatory Nurses.

Shilpa Chitnis, M.D., Ph.D., taking part in Neurology on the Hill.

Shilpa Chitnis, M.D., Ph.D., taking part in Neurology on the Hill.

 

Shilpa Chitnis, M.D., Ph.D., is headed to D.C. soon for "Neurology on the Hill." She was chosen by the American Academy of Neurology as one of several neurologists who will meet face to face with lawmakers.