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Neurology News

News from the UW Health neurology program.

 
Nine Specialties Ranked in Nation's Top 50 by U.S. News

Nine Specialties Ranked in Nation

UW Hospital and Clinics Named State's Top Hospital for Sixth Consecutive Year University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is ranked among the nation's top 50 hospitals in nine medical specialties, and retained its position as the best hospital ...
8/08/2017 | Nine Specialties Ranked in Nation's Top 50 by U.S. News

Aspirus Riverview Hospital Joins Wisconsin Telestroke Network

Aspirus Riverview Hospital Joins Wisconsin Telestroke Network

Madison, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin Telestroke Network is marking Stroke Month by welcoming a new hospital partner and passing the milestone of treating its 1,000th patient. The network welcomed Aspirus Riverview Hospital as its ninth member of t...
5/05/2017 | Aspirus Riverview Hospital Joins Wisconsin Telestroke Network

UW Health Named Huntington's Disease Center of Excellence

UW Health Named Huntington

Madison, Wisconsin - The University of Wisconsin-Madison has achieved Center of Excellence designation from the Huntington’s disease Society of America. The UW Health Neurology Clinic, the first such center of excellence in the state ...
2/09/2017 | UW Health Named Huntington's Disease Center of Excellence

University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin

University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin

University Hospital retained its position as best hospital in Wisconsin and ranked among the top 50 hospitals in nine medical and surgical specialties in the 2016-17 edition of the Best Hospitals guide published by U.S. News & World Report. ...
8/02/2016 | University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin

Dietary Therapy to Reduce Epileptic Seizures

Dietary Therapy to Reduce Epileptic Seizures

Waunakee's Erin MacMillan has lived with epilepsy for 32 of her 37 years, and each of the five medications she's taken presented serious side effects. "I work as a nurse and the side effects make it difficult to do my job," she says, and then pr...
6/28/2016 | Dietary Therapy to Reduce Epileptic Seizures

Events Highlight Impact of Alzheimer's Disease on African-Americans

Events Highlight Impact of Alzheimer

Madison, Wisconsin - Talks by a national expert on Alzheimer’s disease and a free community screening highlight the annual Solomon Carter Fuller event Feb. 19 and 20. The Black History Month event honors Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller, the firs...
2/03/2016 | Events Highlight Impact of Alzheimer's Disease on African-Americans

UW Health Volunteer Group Helps Patients with Brain Injuries

UW Health Volunteer Group Helps Patients with Brain Injuries

Imagine waking up in the Neurosciences ICU, and finding that the simple tasks of life - such as walking and talking - had become impossible. A newly trained group of University Hospital volunteers doesn't have to imagine: they know. And they can...
11/20/2015 | UW Health Volunteer Group Helps Patients with Brain Injuries

Kathleen Shannon to Become Chair of Neurology

Kathleen Shannon to Become Chair of Neurology

Madison, Wisconsin – Dr. Kathleen M. Shannon will become the next chair of the neurology department at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Currently professor of neurological sciences at Rush University Medical Ce...
11/10/2015 | Kathleen Shannon to Become Chair of Neurology