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Welcome Teresa Lyles

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

Teresa will be joining the department as a Clinical Research Coordinator beginning May 24.  She can be reached via email at Teresa.lyles@neurology.ufl.edu

Welcome Oliver Nguyen

Published: Apr 18th, 2017

Oliver is a Clinical Service Rep in the Movement Division clinic.  He can be reached via email at olivercn4@at.ufl.edu  

Voluntary up-regulation of reflex cough is possible in healthy older adults and Parkinson’s disease

Published: Apr 14th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Karen Hegland, Michael Okun and Paul Davenport on the publication of “Voluntary up-regulation of reflex cough is possible in healthy older adults and Parkinson’s disease,” which was […]

Thalamic DBS with a constant-current device in essential tremor: A controlled clinical trial

Published: Apr 13th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Okun, and Foote on the publication of “Thalamic DBS with a constant-current device in essential tremor: A controlled clinical trial.”  This article was published in the March […]

Shifting Spatial Neglect With Repeated Line Bisections: Possible Role of Lateralized Attentional Fatigue

Published: Apr 12th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Williamson, White, and Heilman on the publication of “Shifting Spatial Neglect With Repeated Line Bisections: Possible Role of Lateralized Attentional Fatigue” in the March issue of Cognitive […]

Neurology in the News…

Published: Apr 11th, 2017

Dr. Wissam Deeb was interviewed by CBS News for a segment on Lead acetate that is found in some men’s hair dye products.  Dr. Deeb recently published an article about […]

Welcome Rebecca Zelmanovich!

Published: Apr 10th, 2017

Rebecca joins the department as a Health Tech in the EMG lab.  Please make her feel welcome.  Rebecca can be reached at rebecca.zelmanovich@neurology.ufl.edu

Focused stimulation of dorsal subthalamic nucleus improves reactive inhibitory control of action impulses

Published: Apr 6th, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Martinez-Ramirez, and Okun on the publication of “Focused stimulation of dorsal subthalamic nucleus improves reactive inhibitory control of action impulses,” in the May 2017 edition of Neuropsychologia. […]

AAN Annual Meeting 2017

Published: Apr 6th, 2017

Advancing Neurology. Advancing You. Discover the Annual Meeting everyone’s talking about.  Last year we made seismic shifts in the entire format and feel-and the excitement in the air was palpable. […]

Expert in the field…

Published: Apr 5th, 2017

“It is unfortunate, but antipsychotic drugs are used commonly in seniors with dementia,” said Dr. Michael S. Okun, national medical director of the Parkinson’s Foundation. “Though there is an important […]