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Dr. Andrew Lassman, John Harris Professor of Neurology, is the new director of the Irving Institute’s Network Capacity, national collaborative hub for trials, informatics, communication & education
Olajide Williams MD, MS, professor & chief of staff of neurology, received the 2023 ACTS Addressing Health Equity Through Partnership & Innovation Award for his transformative community-engaged work
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia and Cornell ranked #3 in the nation in Adult Neurology and Neurosurgery Services.
A record-breaking number of physicians from Columbia Neurology were recognized as 2023 Castle Connolly Top Doctors!
- March 8, 2023
We celebrate the social, economic, political, and scientific achievements of women worldwide as well as those in our department and in our lives.
- February 15, 2023
Maria Diaz, MD , Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUIMC, and five other scholars were the inaugural recipients of Columbia’s Clinical Trialist Scholars Award.
- October 4, 2022
Christopher Makinson, PhD, assistant professor of neurological sciences, was among 4 Columbia University members to received “New Innovator” awards from the NIH’s High-Risk, High-Reward program
- September 23, 2022
Dr. Kiran T. Thakur is an inpatient neurologist at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, with clinical expertise in neuroinfectious diseases and neuroimmunology.
- June 15, 2022
Dr. Olajide Williams, Professor of Neurology and Associate Dean of Community Research and Engagement, was honored as a "Rising Leader" for his significant contributions in advancing health equity.
- April 22, 2022
The Department of Neurology Awards Dr. Andrew B. Lassman 2022 Clinician of the Year.
- April 18, 2022
The Association of American Physicians, an honorary medical society of America’s leading physicians, elected Columbia Neurologists Drs. Catherine Schevon and Olajide Williams into their organization.
- April 14, 2022
Dr. Syeda Imama Ali Naqvi is among the 15 promising clinician scientists selected by Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons to be awarded a grant to support her research.
- April 8, 2022
The program prioritized applications that focused on promoting health equity and racial justice.
- March 10, 2022
Dr. Olajide Williams will be honored as a "Rising Leader" by The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM).