Awards and Recognition
Dr. Luciana Catanese is the recipient of the Golden Brain Award for 2014-2015. This award is given to the top resident teacher in the Department of Neurology as rated by the medical students at BUSM. She is also the recipient of the Philip A. Wolf Research Award for her presentation on characteristics of young adults with subcortical white matter disease. The award was given at the First BU Neurology Research Symposium in May 2015.
Dr. Anna DePold Hohler is the recipient of the Golden Brain Award for 2014-2015. This award is presented annually to the best teaching attending by the BU medical students on Neurology clerkship and is recognition of Dr. Hohler’s excellence in teaching and devotion to students.
For outstanding dedication to resident teaching Dr. Hesham Masoud was voted the Best Teaching Attending for 2014-2015 by the Neurology residents.
Dr. Kate Daniello 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. Daniello was nominated for the Gold Humanism Honor Society by the class of 2015. She also received the Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Daniello is also the recipient of the 2013-2014 Golden Brain Award. This award is given to the top resident teacher in the Department of Neurology as rated by the medical students at BUSM.
In 2013, Dr. Sudha Seshadri was awarded the Jack Spivack Excellence in Neurosciences Research Award at Boston University to recognize the research of outstanding faculty members at Boston University School of Medicine who are conducting either clinical or basic neurosciences research in Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or other neurological disorders.
Dr. Carlos S. Kase was named one of Boston’s Top Doctors for 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 by Boston magazine.
In June 2014, Judith Clark RN, BSN, Stroke Nurse, was awarded the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association SCORE (Stroke Collaborative Reaching for Excellence) Star award. She was selected by her SCORE peers as the first of three finalists for the award. The SCORE Star Award was developed in 2011 to recognize a stroke coordinator who has demonstrated leadership among his/her peers. Ms. Clark has been a true leader in SCORE and the program has benefited from her passion and commitment to stroke care.