Announcements

2018 International Neuroscience Nursing Research Symposium

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

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

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

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.

Melanie Truong, D.O., selected for International Headache Academy

Melanie Truong, D.O., selected for International Headache Academy

 

Dr. Melanie Truong has been selected to attend the American Headache Society 2018 International Headache Academy. The three-day intensive training program is designed to inspire a long-term commitment to Headache Medicine in young neurologists and research scientists. Dr. Truong is a fourth-year neurology resident.

Neuroimaging Symposium on January 26

Neuroimaging Symposium on January 26

 

Learn about the research collaborations between the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute at UT Southwestern and the University of Texas at Dallas that use neuroimaging to gain more insight into brain and spine disorders. The Neuroimaging Symposium will be held at UTSW's T. Boone Pickens Auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dr. Kyle Blackburn named James T. Lubin Fellow

Dr. Kyle Blackburn named James T. Lubin Fellow

 

Adult Neurology Chief Resident Dr. Kyle Blackburn has been selected as a 2018-2019 Transverse Myelitis Association James T. Lubin Fellow. This program supports the post-residency training of clinicians committed to careers in academic medicine specializing in rare neuro-immune disorders of the central nervous system.

Dr. Jaya Trivedi chosen for American Academy of Neurology leadership program

Dr. Jaya Trivedi chosen for American Academy of Neurology leadership program

 

Dr. Jaya Trivedi has been selected for the American Academy of Neurology’s Transforming Leaders Program. Dr. Trivedi was chosen for her accomplishments as a neuromuscular specialist and medical director of the UT Southwestern Neurology Clinic.

Dr. Laura Lacritz receives 2017 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

Dr. Laura Lacritz receives 2017 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

 

Laura Lacritz, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology & Neurotherapeutics, is one of six UT Southwestern faculty members named recipients of the 2017 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award.

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.