Category: News

Welcome New Residents and Fellows!

A big welcome to all of our new residents and fellows who started their training on July 1! We are honored to have you as part of our department. As each of you begins your new journey, remember – we’re here to support you every step of the way. Interns (PGY1) Ava Bakhtyari, MD Cayla […]

Dr. Mez Promoted to Associate Professor

Jesse B. Mez, MD, MS has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor at Boston University School of Medicine.  Dr. Mez completed his undergraduate studies at Cornell University and earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed residency training in Neurology at Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals. […]

Dr. McKee Receives $10M NIH Grant

Ann McKee, MD, Director of the BU CTE Center, has been awarded a five-year, $10 million U54 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and repetitive head impacts (RHI) on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias (ADRD) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and resulting clinical syndromes.  Dr. McKee, […]

A Message to Our Patients

The providers and staff of Boston University Neurology Associates would like to provide important information for you. As COVID 19 has required adjustments in daily routines including limitation of travel, your health and wellbeing are our greatest concern. For this reason we will be limiting in person visits unless medically necessary as determined by you […]

Welcome Dr. Ludy Shih!

We are excited to welcome Dr. Ludy Shih to the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center at Boston University Medical Center (BUMC). Dr. Shih has been named the director of the Deep Brain Stimulation Program and will be actively engaged in teaching, patient care and clinical research.  Dr. Ludy Shih is board-certified in Neurology. After […]

When Patients Heal You

On December 13, 2019 the BUMC Department of Neurology in collaboration with the students at the College of Fine Arts and School of Medicine held an annual concert entitled: When Patients Heal You. This extraordinary concert featured a group of talented individuals who have been successfully treated by the Department of Neurology. Their musical performances were dedicated […]

New Chief Residents Announced

“It is with great pride and honor that I announce the appointment of Erin Barnes, M.D. and Brent Silver, M.D. as our chief residents for the academic year 2020-2021. With a PGY3 class full of outstanding clinicians and teachers, it was a difficult task to choose only two residents to serve as future chief residents. […]

Improving the Lives of Patients, Inside and Outside the ICU

Our own Dr Charlene Ong was recently featured prominently in Bostonia Magazine. Dr. Ong is on a mission to improve how doctors, like herself, detect life-threatening brain swelling that can occur after a head injury or stroke. “I feel like I’m always working toward improving the lives of my sick patients, whether I’m in the ICU […]

The Transformers

Dr. Ann McKee was named one of seven BU researchers who are impacting and, in some cases, revolutionizing the human experience. Boston University’s research enterprise is booming. Over 4,000 faculty across nearly 1,700 laboratories have catalyzed more scientific and social innovation than ever, attracting a torrent of new grants and funding awards. Last year, they pulled in […]

Dr Anna Cervantes-Arslanian named Clinical Vice Chair of Neurology

Anna M. Cervantes-Arslanian, MD has been named Clinical Vice Chair of the Department of Neurology. She currently serves as Director of Neurocritical Care service at BUMC. “It is with great pleasure and pride that I announce that Dr. Anna Cervantes has been appointed Clinical Vice Chair of our Department of Neurology” said David M. Greer, […]