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Month: May 2019

Dr. Ann McKee Named Warren Distinguished Professor

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 in 2008 to recognize […]

2019 GHHS Inductees

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, mentors, and leaders in medicine. […]

2019 Jack Spivack Excellence in Neuroscience Award

Robert Stern, PhD, is the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Neuroscientist Award. Dr. Stern, an internationally recognized clinical neuroscience researcher, is professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anatomy & Neurobiology. Also he is director of the Clinical Core of the NIH-funded BU Alzheimer’s Disease Center and co-founder and director of Clinical Research for the BU CTE […]

BUMC Residents and BUSM Students at 2019 AAN

More than 14,000 attendees came together (May 4-10, 2019) at the 71st Annual American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Meeting in Philadelphia. Several BUMC Neurology residents presented their work in poster sessions. Posters Assessment of Medical Student Clinical Skills during Neurology Clerkship: A Quality Improvement Study, Barnes, Erin1  Carneiro, Thiago1  Sader, Elie2  Vaou, Okeanis3   Neurobehçet presenting with sympathetic ophthalmia and pseudotumoral […]

2019 BU Neurology Alumni Reception

Boston University Department of Neurology alumni came together at the 2019 American Academy of Neurology’s (AAN) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia for an alumni reception. The reception which was held on May 7, 2019 at The Windsor Suites boasted an attendance of more than 70 alumni, current and former faculty members, residents and fellows. It was a great […]

The Fifth Annual Carlos S. Kase BU Neurology Research Symposium

On April 30th, 2019 the BU Department of Neurology hosted its Fifth Annual Carlos S. Kase BU Neurology Research Symposium. Dr. Michelle Kaku welcomed the guests on behalf of the department. Dr. David M. Greer, Professor and Chair, gave an overview of the departmental activities, recent recruitments and achievements. He thanked all the faculty, trainees […]