A study published in Neuron suggests the brain’s own compensatory mechanisms contribute to the debilitating motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
Hossein Ardehali, MD, PhD, has been named the new director of Feinberg’s Medical Scientist Training Program; Melissa Brown, PhD, has been named associate director of advising and Xunrong Luo, MD, PhD, the associate director of admissions for the program.
Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, ’06 GME, the George H. Gardner Professor of Clinical Gynecology, will receive the 2017 Marion Spencer Fay Award in recognition of her contributions to women’s health, health equity and national health policy.
Frontline caregivers practiced breaking bad news to simulated patients in an interactive workshop broadcast from Feinberg’s Simulation Lab to four other Northwestern Medicine locations.
Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, senior associate dean for clinical and translational research and chair of Preventive Medicine, has been named Physician of the Year by the American Heart Association.
Three faculty members were recently inducted into two prestigious organizations, the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.
Dane Chetkovich, MD, PhD, professor of Neurology and director of the Medical Scientist Training Program, will be chair of Neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Jeffrey Barsuk, ’99 MD, ’02 GME, ’10 MS, professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine and of Medical Education, was recently recognized for his innovative research into simulation-based mastery learning.
Teresa Woodruff, ’89 PhD, chief of Reproductive Science in Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been named a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow in support of her research into reproductive health.
Richard M. Pope, MD, Solovy-Arthritis Research Society Professor and professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize.