Category: Accolades

Dr. Hingorani Wins Two Humanism Awards

Our own Dr. Karan Hingorani (PGY4 Neurology Resident) has been awarded not just one but TWO Humanism awards! He is going to be inducted into the School of Medicine’s Robert Russell, M.D. Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS), a national society recognizing and supporting humanistic exemplars in medicine. He will also be awarded The Arnold […]

Dr. Cayla Vila Wins AAN DEI Award

Dr. Cayla Vila, PGY-4 resident in Neurology, is the recipient of the 2024 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Innovator Award.  Dr. Vila will use this award to organize a program for in-person Spanish interpreters for stroke codes. The AAN DEI Innovator Grants and AAN DEI Project Grants support projects, events, and activities […]

New Vice Chair for Research Appointed

The department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Michael Alosco, PhD has accepted an appointment as Vice Chair for Research for the department. Dr Alosco has been an incredibly productive contributor to the field of neurology scientifically and has been a leader within the ADRC and CTE Centers. With this appointment, Dr Alosco will […]

Dr Shulman Honored for Clinical Excellence

Julie G. Shulman, MD, assistant professor of neurology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Vascular Neurology Fellowship director at Boston Medical Center, has been selected to join the Boston University Medical Group (BUMG) Clinical Excellence Society. This society was formed in 2017 to recognize and highlight the clinical contributions of BUMG faculty who exemplify the […]

Golden Brain Awards

  Susan Recio, MD (PGY2 Neurology resident), Brian Coffey, MD (Neurocritical Care fellow) and Marie-Hélène Saint-Hilaire, MD, FRCPC (attending) are this year’s recipients of the Golden Brain Awards for Excellence in Medical Student Education. This award honors an outstanding educator and acknowledges the importance of teaching skills and commitment to students and education. Congratulations!

Congratulations to the Class of 2023!

The Department of Neurology honored this year’s graduating class of Neurology residents and fellows on Saturday, June 17. The past four years have demonstrated their resilience, progress, and great accomplishments. Their commitment to excellence has been nothing short of outstanding. We wish this year’s class great success on the next step of their professional journey.  […]

Dr. Katelyn Bird Named June’s Distinguished Faculty of the Month

Dr. Katelyn C. K. Bird has just been named June’s Distinguished Faculty of the Month by the BU Faculty Affairs Office. Dr. Bird obtained her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences with a Neuroscience Specialization at the University of Chicago before completing her Doctor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her internship […]

Dr Bakhtyari Wins Award at Cobb Assembly

The Boston Society of Neurology, Neurosurgery, & Psychiatry (BSSNP) hosted  its 2023 Annual Cobb Assembly on Thursday, May 11, 2023. The BSNNP was founded in 1880 and is one of the oldest medical societies in this country. It is a platform for practitioners, scholars, advocates, and enthusiasts of the clinical neurosciences to meet colleagues and exchange […]

Dr. Vila inducted into GHHS

Cayla Vila, MD, PGY3 Neurology resident, was inducted today into the School of Medicine’s Robert Russell, M.D. Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS), a national society recognizing and supporting humanistic exemplars in medicine. She has also been awarded The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, based on her commitment […]

Dr. Hugo J. Aparicio received a NIH R01 award

Hugo J. Aparicio, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine and investigator in the Framingham Heart Study, and Joel Salinas, MD, MBA, Assistant Professor of Neurology at New York University, received a NIH R01 award to study the relationship between social networks, loneliness, and socioeconomic status with risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other […]