Awards and Recognition

Dr. Charlene Ong is the recipient of the Career Development Professorship Award.  Dr. Ong’s research seeks to create personalized risk assessments of patients with ischemic stroke through development of a comprehensive diagnostic imaging tool that processes physiologic, clinical, and radiographic data.
Dr Hugo Aparicio is the recipient of the Career Development Professorship Award. Dr.  Aparicio’s research focuses on the impact of lifestyle risk factors – namely body weight – on survival after stroke. He additionally works to identify and better understand vascular risk factors to brain injury and aging, cognitive dysfunction, and the development of Alzheimer’s disease and to improve care for those with stroke and dementia. 
Dr. Julie Shulman is the recipient of the Golden Brain Award for 2017-2018. This award is presented annually by the BU medical students on Neurology clerkship and is in recognition of Dr. Shulman’s excellence in teaching and devotion to students.
Dr. Michael Perloff received “Attending of the Year Award” for 2017-2018 in recognition of his outstanding dedication to resident teaching.
Dr. Amanda Macone is the recipient of the Golden Brain Award for 2017-2018. This award is given to the top resident teacher in the Department of Neurology as rated by the medical students at BUSM.
Sandra MacDonald, NP is the recipient of the 2017-2018 “Excellence in Teaching Award” in recognition of her enthusiasm and outstanding dedication to resident teaching.
Panos Kassavetis_web Dr. Panagiotis Kassavetis, senior resident at BU Neurology, was presented with Resident Research Award at the Fourth Annual Carlos S. Kase BU Neurology Research Symposium.
Dr. Jesse Mez received an award for his outstanding research contributions to the Department of Neurology at BUSM at the Fourth Annual Carlos S. Kase BU Neurology Research Symposium.
Clotilde Hainline2 Dr. Clotilde Hainline is the recipient of the Golden Brain Award for 2016-2017. This award is presented annually by the BU medical students on Neurology clerkship and is in recognition of Dr. Hainline’s excellence in teaching and devotion to students.
Guannan Ge Dr. Guannan Ge is the recipient of the Golden Brain Award for 2016-2017. This award is given to the top resident teacher in the Department of Neurology as rated by the medical students at BUSM.
Aparicio_Hugo-2x2 Dr. Hugo Aparicio has been named the 2017 Spivack Emerging Leader. He is an assistant professor of Neurology and an investigator at the Framingham Heart Study, whose research interests include the identification of lifestyle risk factors, biomarkers, neuroimaging markers and genetic influences associated with cerebrovascular diseases. He is particularly interested in the contributions of vascular risk factors to brain aging, cognitive dysfunction and the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
Simy Headshot Dr. Simy Parikh is the recipient of the 2017 AAN Enhanced Adult Resident Leadership Program (EARLP) Award. The program is designed to identify, train, and nurture a highly selected group of Adult Neurology Resident members who have the motivation, drive, and potential to be future Academy leaders.
IMG_2210 Dr. Julie Grimes is the recipient of the Philip A. Wolf Research Award for her presentation on screening for obstructive sleep apnea in stroke patients. The award was given at the Second Annual BU Neurology Research Symposium in May 2016.
McKee_Ann Dr. Ann McKee, Professor of Neurology & Pathology and Director of Neuropathology Core has been awarded the Boston University School of Medicine Jack Spivack Excellence in Neurosciences Award of 2016. Dr. McKee’s research has significantly increased our understanding of sports- and military-related concussions and traumatic brain injury.
Cigdem Isitan Dr. Cigdem Isitan has been inducted into the BUSM Robert Russell, M.D. Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS), a national society recognizing and supporting humanistic exemplars in medicine. Dr. Isitan has also been nominated by class-of-2017 students to receive the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, based on her commitment to teaching and compassionate treatment of patients, families, students, and colleagues. 
IMG_2059 Dr. Chantale Branson won the 2016 American Academy of Neurology Safety and Quality Award for “Improving Care Among Stroke Patients Through a Resident‐based Neurology Handbook.”
Stern Dr. Robert Stern, Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anatomy and Neurobiology at BU School of Medicine, and Clinical Core Director for the BU ADC/CTE Program has been awarded a $16 million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH/NINDS) to develop methods for diagnosing CTE‬ during life.

 

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