Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
Dr. Mehari Gebreyohanns recognized for contributions to Ethiopian community
Mehari Gebreyohanns, M.D., was honored for his service to the Ethiopian community, both locally and in his native Ethiopia. He received the Award of Excellence for outstanding community service from the Mutual Assistance Association for the Ethiopian Community in Dallas. Dr. Gebreyohanns provides stroke education in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and founded the BORNE initiative which provides stroke education, training, and resources for healthcare workers in Ethiopia.
2018 International Neuroscience Nursing Research Symposium
Our Neuroscience Nursing Research Center will hold its second annual research symposium in Dallas on Saturday, August 11. The event will focus on innovative aspects of neuroscience nursing research by addressing recent literature, methodology, results, and clinical implications of clinical nursing research trials.
2018 Kids & Pros Youth Football Clinic
The nonprofit program Kids & Pros will offer a free Youth Football Clinic at SMU’s Gerald J. Ford Stadium on July 28. This event is presented by the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma and sponsored by UT Southwestern O’Donnell Brain Institute. Current and former NFL players will be on hand to incorporate safe tackling techniques and position fundamentals training, along with character-based lessons. The event also offers didactic and hands-on simulation components and is approved for 4 hours of Continuing Education Credit.
Dr. Juan Pascual promoted to Professor
Juan Pascual, M.D., Ph.D., has been promoted to Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics. Dr. Pascual has secondary appointments in Pediatrics, Physiology and the Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development. His clinical and research focus is on rare brain diseases in children.
Dr. Mark Goldberg to moderate SOLUNA International Music & Arts event
The Dallas Symphony Association and the O'Donnell Brain Institute will host the 4th annual "Music and the Brain," part of the SOLUNA International Music & Arts Festival in May. World-renowned brain scientists and clinicians will discuss music and art’s incredible power to shape young minds and influence early childhood learning.