In this month’s ANA Q&A, we spoke with Tania Torbati, BSc, a student at Western University of Health Science in the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a Neurology & Neurosurgery Research Intern at Cedars-Sinai.
The ANA Q&A
In this month’s ANA Q&A, the American Neurological Association (ANA) spoke with Eric Landsness, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Neurology at the Washington University Physicians. Dr.
For this month’s ANA Q&A, the ANA spoke with Nina Riggins, MD, PhD, a neurologist and associate professor at UCSF Health who specializes in headache medicine. Dr. Riggins discusses the public’s misunderstanding of headaches, how treatments have greatly improved over the years, and more.
We spoke with ANA Past President David Holtzman, MD, the Andrew B. and Gretchen P.
ANA talked to Barbara S. Giesser, MD, FAAN, FANA, an internationally recognized clinician who has specialized in the care of persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) since 1982. Dr.
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This month, the ANA talks with Jerome Graber, MD, MPH, an Associate Professor at the University of Washington who specializes in neuro-oncology. Dr. Graber discusses treatment options that improve quality of life for patients, his work with applications of neuroimaging, and more.
This month, the ANA speaks to Muhammad Alvi, MD, Assistant Professor, Medical Director of Stroke at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Medical Center, WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Alvi speaks about “silent strokes,” the use of Tenecteplase, and more.
This month, the ANA talks with this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Neurology Teacher Award, Ann Poncelet, MD, FAAN. Dr. Poncelet is the William G. Irwin Endowed Chair and Director of the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where she supports educators and the education mission at UCSF. Dr.