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ACGME Honors Ljiljana Popovic

March 5th, 2020in Accolades

Ljiljana Popovic, the residency program administrator for the Department of Neurology in the Boston University Medical Center (BUMC), has been awarded a prestigious “Debra L. Dooley GME Program Coordinator Excellence Award” for 2020 from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). This award is given to program administrators in recognition... More

Hugo Aparicio, MD Receives AAN Career Development Award

February 14th, 2020in Accolades

Hugo J. Aparicio, MD, MPH, assistant professor of neurology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a Framingham Heart Study (FHS) investigator, has been awarded the highly competitive and prestigious American Academy of Neurology Career Development Award. This award supports  junior investigators interested in an academic career in clinical, basic or... More

Boston’s Top Docs 2020

January 9th, 2020in Accolades

Congratulations to  Dr. Marie-Hélène Saint Hilaire and Dr. Thanh Nguyen who are recognized in Boston Magazine's Top Doctors 2020. Physicians are selected by their peers via an online nomination process established by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a health care research and information company. BMC is strongly represented across a variety of fields and... More

When Patients Heal You

December 18th, 2019in News

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. More

New Chief Residents Announced

December 11th, 2019in News

"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... More

Improving the Lives of Patients, Inside and Outside the ICU

November 12th, 2019in News

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... More

Ann McKee Receives Service to America Medal

October 19th, 2019in Accolades

Ann McKee, MD, Chief of Neuropathology for VA Boston Healthcare System and Director of the BU CTE Center, has been named a 2019 Service to America Medalist and received the Paul A. Volcker Career Achievement Medal from the Partnership for Public Service. Named after the Partnership for Public Service’s late founder... More

The Transformers

September 28th, 2019in News

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... More

Dr. Nguyen Promoted to Professor

August 29th, 2019in Accolades

Dr. Thanh Nguyen has been promoted to Professor at Boston University School of Medicine. A graduate of McGill University Faculty of Medicine in Canada, Dr. Nguyen completed her neurology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Following her fellowship in vascular neurology and neurocritical care at MGH, More