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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

Dr. Zhu Recognized for Clinical Excellence

August 28th, 2019in Accolades

Dr. Shuhan Zhu has been selected for membership to the BUMG Clinical Excellence Society in the “Excellence in Care” category. This award recognizes members who have demonstrated clinical excellence and who are exceptional role models for core BUMG values in their clinical work. The BUMG Clinical Excellence Society was formed to recognize... More

Dr Anna Cervantes-Arslanian named Clinical Vice Chair of Neurology

July 26th, 2019in News

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”... More

Cathi A. Thomas, MS, RN, CNRN, Receives Mary Ann Garrigan Award

July 25th, 2019in Accolades

Cathi A. Thomas MS, RN, CNRN, Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology and Program Director of the Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorder Center received the Mary Ann Garrigan Award from the Theta at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. The Award recognizes a Nurse for Leadership, Scholarly Contributions, and Nursing Practice. ... More

Welcome New Residents and Fellows!

July 2nd, 2019in News

We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new group of residents and fellows! We are thrilled and honored to have them as a part of our department as they embark on the next chapter of their medical education. Neurology Residents (PGY2) William Spears, MD Deandrea King, MD Benjamin Drapcho, More

BMC Receives Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Achievement Award

June 27th, 2019in Accolades

Boston Medical Center (BMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest... More