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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

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

June 24th, 2019in Event

On Sunday, June 23rd, BU Neurology Department proudly celebrated the graduation of another group of 6 Adult Neurology residents, 6 fellows and 2 Pediatric Neurology Residents. As they embark upon life’s next big adventure(s), we thank them for their dedication and hard work. We look forward to hearing about their many accomplishments... More

2019 Neurobowl

June 18th, 2019in Event

In lieu of Grand Rounds, Dr. David Greer hosted our annual Neurobowl at the Keefer Auditorium on 6/18/19. Neurobowl is a Jeopardy-style event assessing the ability of the participants to rapidly and accurately diagnose uncommon neurologic diseases based on symptoms, X-rays, etc. Like a game show, Neurobowl awards points for... More

Dr. Ann McKee Named Warren Distinguished Professor

May 13th, 2019in Accolades

Dr. Ann McKee is one of four BU faculty named a William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor, the University’s highest faculty honor.  Dr. McKee does groundbreaking research into chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and repeated head trauma in soldiers and athletes. The William Fairfield Warren Professorships, named in honor of BU’s first president, were established... More

2019 GHHS Inductees

May 13th, 2019in Accolades

Dr. Benjamin Drapcho and Dr Deandrea King were inducted into the Robert R. Russell, MD ’46 Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) on April 29, 2019.  The mission of the GHHS is to recognize individuals who are exemplars of humanistic patient care and who can serve as role models, More