Announcements

Neurology to provide services at new health care campus in Frisco

Neurology to provide services at new health care campus in Frisco

 

Our department will provide neurological care at a new Collin County health care campus planned to open in late 2019. The acute care hospital and multi-specialty clinic complex is a collaboration between Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Robin Novakovic named Chair-Elect for Stroke Committee

Dr. Robin Novakovic named Chair-Elect for Stroke Committee

 

Dr. Robin Novakovic was named Chair-Elect for the Stroke Committee of the North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council. The Stroke Committee is responsible for development of an Acute Stroke System Plan and regional guidelines.

Paula Hardeman, P.A., published in JAMA Neurology

Paula Hardeman, P.A., published in JAMA Neurology

 

Paula Hardeman, P.A., is lead author of an article published this month in JAMA Neurology. The article discusses the integration of advanced practice providers in neurology clinical settings.

DaiWai Olson, Ph.D., R.N., elected to Southwest Academy of Teachers

DaiWai Olson, Ph.D., R.N., elected to Southwest Academy of Teachers

 

DaiWai Olson, Ph.D., R.N., was elected to the UT Southwestern Academy of Teachers (SWAT) for his outstanding commitment as an educator. SWAT encompasses a group of elite UTSW educators who strive to provide an academic and organizational environment that fosters excellence in teaching at all levels.

Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute Speakers Bureau

Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute Speakers Bureau

 

UT Southwestern Medical Center is eager to share the latest knowledge and treatments for brain disorders with our community. If you are interested in having one of our experts from the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute speak with your group, visit the Speakers Bureau page for more information.

Drs. Charlene Supnet and Samarpita Sengupta present posters at research development conference

Drs. Charlene Supnet and Samarpita Sengupta present posters at research development conference

 

Charlene Supnet, Ph.D., and Samarpita Sengupta, Ph.D., represented UT Southwestern’s Neuroscience Translational Research Center (NTRC) at the National Organization of Research Development Professionals 9th Annual Conference held last month. Drs. Supnet and Sengupta presented posters about the Neuroscience Research Development (NeRD) Office, part of the NTRC. NeRD provides research development services and training to neuroscience researchers.

30 years of service: Caryn Harper

30 years of service: Caryn Harper

 

Research Programs Manager Caryn Harper oversees the clinical research efforts of the Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics through the Neuroscience Clinical Research Center. Caryn joined UT Southwestern in 1988 as a Research Associate working in pediatric behavioral neurology.

35 years of service: Cheryl Smith

35 years of service: Cheryl Smith

 

Senior Administrative Associate Cheryl Smith began her career at UT Southwestern in 1981 as a secretary for what was then known as the Department of Neurology. Today Cheryl provides support for the Neuromuscular Division and approves PeopleSoft forms for the Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics.

Dr. Divya Mella’s poster presentation wins first place at Texas Neurological Society Conference

Dr. Divya Mella’s poster presentation wins first place at Texas Neurological Society Conference

 

Divya Mella, M.B.B.S., won first place for her poster presentation at the Texas Neurological Society’s Winter Conference. Dr. Mella's abstract is titled “Temozolomide in the Management of Refractory Prolactinomas: A Case Series and Review of the Literature.”

Dr. Lindsay Horton awarded MS Clinical Care Physician Fellowship

Dr. Lindsay Horton awarded MS Clinical Care Physician Fellowship

 

Dr. Lindsay Horton was awarded the Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Care Physician Fellowship. This year-long program provides fellows with the opportunity to participate in multidisciplinary team activities, lectures, and professional meetings, giving them the skills and knowledge to provide the highest quality of care for their patients.