Announcements

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.

Dr. Mary Quiceno named a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology

Dr. Mary Quiceno named a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology

 

Mary Quiceno, M.D., has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Fellow status acknowledges exemplary work and achievements in the neurosciences, the clinical practice of neurology or academic/administrative neurology, in the AAN, and in the community.

Thuy-Tien Ho, PA-C, chosen for Neurocritical Care Society committee

Thuy-Tien Ho, PA-C, chosen for Neurocritical Care Society committee

 

Thuy-Tien Ho, PA-C, was selected to serve as a member of the Advanced Practice Providers Committee of the Neurocritical Care Society. The committee works to strengthen APP positions at their institutions and enhance the education experience and quality of training.

Amanda Dirickson, ANP-C, to present initial results at International Stroke Conference

Amanda Dirickson, ANP-C, to present initial results at International Stroke Conference

 

Amanda Dirickson, ANP-C, was accepted by the International Stroke Conference for a podium presentation on “Helping to Educate Women About the Risk of Stroke (HER-Stroke): Initial Results from a Teaching Intervention.”

Dr. Venkatesh Aiyagari is co-editor of new book on hypertension and stroke

Dr. Venkatesh Aiyagari is co-editor of new book on hypertension and stroke

 

Dr. Venkatesh Aiyagari, Chief of UTSW's Neurocritical Care Division, is co-editor of a new book about the interplay of hypertension and stroke titled Hypertension and Stroke: Pathophysiology and Management.