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Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Ahn!

Published: Apr 4th, 2013

Dr. Ahn is one of the recipients of the CTSI honors award -The UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute recently awarded a new round of one-year intramural pilot grants, providing approximately $250,000 […]

Congratulations Drs. Nadeau and Triggs!

Published: Apr 3rd, 2013

On April 21st Dr.  Nadeau will assume duties as the VA Assistant Chief of Staff for Research and Dr. Triggs will be taking over the VA Neurology Section Chief Position.  

Congratulations to Dr. Okun on his new book “Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life”

Published: Apr 3rd, 2013

University of Florida Neurologist Michael Okun, M.D., has answered more than 20,000 questions from patients with Parkinson’s disease, typically not about cures or the latest treatments, but about something much simpler […]

Recharging the Memory

Published: Mar 15th, 2013

UF researchers conduct deep brain stimulation on Alzheimer’s patient By April Frawley Birdwell Researchers at the University of Florida have performed deep brain stimulation on a patient with Alzheimer’s disease […]

Stroke program recertified

Published: Mar 15th, 2013

The Comprehensive Stroke Program at the Shands Jacksonville Neuroscience Institute has been re-certified by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The recertification was awarded following a survey by the commission that recognized […]

Dr. Waters in the News

Published: Mar 5th, 2013

You can see the video and read the story about Strokes in the Youth here!

Congratulations to Dr. David Fitzgerald!

Published: Feb 19th, 2013

For his recognition and sincere appreciation for outstanding service and support to the Alachua County Veteran Community. Dr. Fitzgerald was given a certificate of appreciation for his contributions at the Eight Annual Veterans Awards Ceremony.

Congratulation to Dr. Heilman!

Published: Feb 12th, 2013

Dr. Kenneth Heilman was presented  “The Paul Satz-INS Career Mentoring Award 2013”  in recognition of his mentoring/teaching activities that have made a profound impact on careers of students in the […]

Deep Brain Stimulation is Said to Create a Niche for Neurologists in the Operating Room and Clinic

Published: Feb 9th, 2013

Since fellowships will likely evolve to include other technologies, and other nervous system regions beyond typical deep brain stimulation therapy, Drs. Anhar Hassan and Michael Okun suggest in an article […]

Congratulations Dr. Vishnumurthy Shushrutha Hedna!

Published: Feb 8th, 2013

A special note from Dr. Glen Finney – “It is my pleasure and privilege to announce to you all that Shush Hedna has kindly agreed to accept the position of Associate Program Director.  I […]