Professorships in Neurology

An endowed professorship is the highest honor that a university can bestow upon a member of its faculty, recognizing outstanding contributions both to the school and to its holder’s particular area of expertise.  These chairs help highlight the excellence of our work, and make the Department the destination of choice for the brightest minds in medicine, ensuring that their work will be supported in perpetuity.

Since 2011, the following professorships have been created and/or bestowed in the Department of Neurology:

  • Adler Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences (Elizabeth M. Bradshaw, PhD)
  • Belle and Murray Nathan Professor (TBD)
  • Boris and Rose Katz Professor (Scott A. Small, MD)
  • Boris and Rose Katz Assistant Professor (William C. Kreisl, MD)
  • Claire Tow Professor of Motor Neuron Disorders (TBD)
  • Claire Tow Associate Professor of Motor Neuron Disorders (Neil A. Shneider, MD, PhD)
  • Florence Irving Professor of Neuropsychology (Yaakov Stern, PhD)
  • Henry and Lucy Moses Professor (Michio Hirano, MD)
  • H. Houston Merritt Professor of Neurology (First, TBD)
  • H. Houston Merritt Professor of Neurology (Second, TBD)
  • Karen L. K. Miller Assistant/Associate Professor of Neurology (Claire S. Riley, MD
  • Pediatric Neurology Professor/Darryl C. De Vivo Professor of Pediatric Neurology (Umrao Monani, PhD)
  • Stanley Fahn Professor (TBD)
  • Sergievsky Family Professor of Neurology (Suzanne Leal, PhD)
  • Winifred Mercer Pitkin, MD Assistant Professor (5-year professorship, currently held by Kiran T. Thakur, MD)
  • Weil-Granat Professor of Neurology (Philip L. De Jager, MD, PhD)