Department of Neurology

Department and Faculty News

Congrats to Neurology Faculty who were awarded the PRAISE Award!

PRAISE stands for Patient Reported Assessment In Doctor Satisfaction and Excellence. The PRAISE Award is awarded biannually to outpatient and emergency department physicians, PAs, and ARNPs for their measured patient satisfaction. Recipients must receive at least 15 CMS CAHPS survey responses for the care they deliver and achieve the 80th percentile in provider communication and/or physician care scores.

Recent Publications

Neurologic Infections in Travelers
Malveeka Sharma, MD, MPH, and Joseph Zunt, MD, MPH recently published an article outlining the neurological complications of specific parasitic, bacterial, and viral infectious diseases that can affect the international traveler.

Palliative Care in the Neuro-Intensive Care Unit
Claire Creutzfeldt, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, recently published an article investigating the current perceptions, practice patterns, and preferences of neurointensivists as it relates to palliative care consultation in the Neuro-ICU.

Current State of Immunotherapy for Treatment of Glioblastoma
Tresa McGranahan, MD, PhD and Assistant Professor of Neurology, recently published an article discussing the complexities of treating glioblastoma (GBM).

Targeting DUX4 Gene Expression in Patients with FSHD
Leo Wang, MD, PhD, recently published an article in Human Molecular Genetics discussing MRI characteristics of patients with FSHD.

Hydrocephalus in Adults: Demographics & Clinical Characteristics of 500+ Patients
Michael Williams, MD and Professor of Neurology & Neurological Surgery, published his recent findings in the Journal of Neurosurgery: The clinical spectrum of hydrocephalus in adults: report of the first 517 patients of the Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network registry.