Grand Rounds

Welcome to the Department of Neurology


Neurology Grand Rounds
 
2024

To access the Department of Neurology Grand Rounds via Zoom at 12 PM: 

  • Webinar link: https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/321789461
  • Please claim attendance credit by clicking on a brief survey link that will be posted multiple times in the chat. 
  • Questions may be submitted using the Q&A function of the webinar platform.

* Recorded Grand Rounds video available upon request for Neurology faculty or trainees only.              

The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DateSpeakerTitleGroup      
Jan 3Cancelled Grand Rounds Cancelled 
Jan 10Cancelled Grand Rounds Cancelled 

Jan 17

Heidi M. Munger Clary, MD, MPH, FAES, FACNS

 

Associate Professor of Neurology

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Anxiety & Depression in Epilepsy: Addressing Care GapsEpilepsy
Jan 24

Bret Andrews, DO

 

Former Associate Chief of Neurology

Kaiser Permanente Oakland, CA

Neurology and Climate ChangeMS
Jan 31

Ece Bayram, MD PhD

 

Project Scientist

Research Center of Excellence

University of California San Diego

Sex Differences in Lewy Body Dementia and MoreMovement Disorders
Feb 7

Brian Nils Lundstrom, MD PhD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Biophysics Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota

Brain Stimulation, Adaptation, and Dynamics Epilepsy
Feb 14

Katie Grouse, MD

 

Associate Professor of Neurology

Medical Director of Ambulatory Informatics

UCSF Health

Improving Clinical Practice Through Informatics: A Neurologist Informaticist's ExperiencesGeneral
Feb 21

B.K. Kleinschmidt-DeMasters, MD

 

Professor of Pathology, Neurology and Neurosurgery

University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

Douglas Ney, MD

 

Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Glimoas in Particular Persons and PlacesNeuro-Oncology
Feb 28

Renatta Knox, MD PhD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Washington University School of Medicine

Gene Therapy for Neuromuscular DisordersNeuro-Muscular
Mar 6

Scott Demarest, MD

 

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology

Clinical Director Precision Medicine Institute

The Promise and Challenges of Precision Medicine: Making the Extraordinary Routine Child Neurology
Mar 13

Elliott D. Ross, MD

 

Clinical Professor of Neurology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Aprosodias: Right Hemisphere's Contribution to Language and CommunicationBehavioral
Mar 20

Jose Biller, MD FACP FAAN FANA FAHA

 

Professor and Chair Department of Neurology

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

 

Karen Orjuela, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

Radoslav Raychev, MD

 

Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine

A Dialogue Between Clinical Wisdom and AI Advancements in Vascular Neurology: Enhancing Semiology and DiagnosisNH/Stroke
Mar 27

Robert Holloway, Jr., MD MPH

 

Edward and Alma Vollertsen Rykenboer

Professor and Chair of Neurology

University of Rochester Medical Center

Musings on Prognosis and Uncertainty
Ringel Lectureship
Apr 3

Bridget Ollesch, MD


PGY-5 Movement Disorder Fellow

University of Colorado 

School of Medicine

 

Ondrea Timmermann, DO


PGY-5 Movement Disorder Fellow

University of Colorado

School of Medicine

 

Non-motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

 

Movement Disorders
Apr 10Cancelled Grand Rounds Cancelled 
Apr 17Cancelled (AAN Conference)Grand Rounds Cancelled 
Apr 24

Rumyar Ardakani, MD

 

PGY-5

Neuro-ID Fellow

University of Colorado

School of Medicine

 

Molly Moehlman, MD

 

PGY-5

MS Fellow

University of Colorado

School of Medicine

Infectious Complications Associated with Chronic High Efficacy Immunotherapy UseMS
May 1

Michael Kolesnik, DO

 

PGY-5

Epilepsy Fellow

University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

Benjamin Simpson, MD

 

PGY-5

Epilepsy Fellow

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Modern Strategies for Providing Comprehensive Epilepsy CareEpilepsy
May 8Lawrence Wechsler, MD

Professor of Neurology
University of Pittsburg
Endovascular Therapy for Ischemic Stroke: Past, Present and FutureStephens Lectureship
May 15

Kyle Jenkins, MD, MPH

 

Headache Medicine Fellow

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Disparities in Headache MedicineHeadache
May 22

Rumyar Ardakani, MD

 

PGY-5

Neuro-ID Fellow

University of Colorado

School of Medicine

 

Paul Crane, MD

 

PGY-5

Neuro-ID Fellow

University of Colorado

School of Medicine

Challenging Cases During The Neuroinfectious Disease/Autoimmune Neurology Fellowship: Genetic Mimics & Stiff Person SyndromeNeuro-ID
May 29

Nicole Gonzales, MD, FAHA

 

Professor of Neurology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

Karen Orjuela, MD, MSCR, MBA, FAAN

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Experiences and Innovations in DEI Leadership in Academic Neurology DEI
June 5Cancelled Grand Rounds Cancelled 
June 12  Child Neurology
June 19  NH/Stroke
June 26  Neuro-Ophthalmology
July 3Cancelled Grand Rounds Cancelled 
July 10   
July 17  Movement Disorders
July 24  Behavioral
July 31   
August 7  Neuro-Muscular
August 14   
August 21  MS
August 28  Headache
September 4  NH/Stroke
September 11  Neuro-ID
September 18  Behavioral
September 25  Child Neurology
October 2  QI
October 9  Neuro-Muscular
October 16  Epilepsy
October 23  DEI
October 30  MS
November 6   
November 13  Neuro-Palliative
November 20  NH/Stroke
November 27CancelledGrand Rounds Cancelled 
December 4  Movement Disorders
December 11  Sleep
December 18Cancelled Grand Rounds Cancelled 
December 25Cancelled Grand Rounds Cancelled 

 

Neurology Grand Rounds
 
2023

          

To access the Department of Neurology Grand Rounds via Zoom at 12 PM: 

  • Webinar link: https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/321789461
  • Please claim attendance credit by clicking on a brief survey link that will be posted multiple times in the chat. 
  • Questions may be submitted using the Q&A function of the webinar platform.

* Recorded Grand Rounds video available upon request for Neurology faculty or trainees only.              

The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Contact: Jonathan.Rendon@cuanschutz.edu, 303-724-0324

 

DateSpeakerTitleGroup
Jan 4CancelledGrand Rounds Cancelled 
Jan 11CancelledGrand Rounds Cancelled 
Jan 18

S. Zach Cox, DO

 

Neuromuscular Fellow 

 

Understanding Care Gaps Between Black and White ALS Patients Neuro-Muscular
Jan 25

Xuan Kang, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

 

Ang Li, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

 

 

 

 

Autoimmune Mediated Narcolepsy and Small Fiber NeuropathyGeneral
Feb 1

Alex Iranzo, MD, PhD

 

Senior Consultant Neurology Service

Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Spain

Searching for Synuclein in Idiopathic REM Sleep Behavior DisorderMovement Disorders
Feb 8

Cancelled due to Technical Issues


 


 

 

Epilepsy 
Feb 15

Andrew Solomon, MD

 

Associate Professor Neurological Sciences

University of Vermont

MS Diagnosis, Misdiagnosis, and Emerging BiomarkersMS
Feb 22

Deborah Hall, MD, PhD

 

Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Neurological Sciences
Division Chief, Section of Movement Disorders
Rush University
The State of Clinical Research in Neurology

 

Stephens Lectureship
Mar 1

Bhavya Shah, MD 

 

 

Asst. Professor Neuroradiology & Neurosurgery

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center


Transcranial Focused Ultrasound: Next Generation of Imagine Guided TherapyMovement Disorders
Mar 8

Lauren Treat, MD

 

 

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

 

 

Shifting Perspective: Pediatric Neuropalliative Medicine and the Importance of Prognostic AwarenessChild Neurology
Mar 15

Roy E. Strowd, III, MD, MEd, MS, FAAN

 

Assoc. Professor of Neurology and Editor of Neurology: Education

 

Advancing Clinical Teaching in Neurology through Scholarship: A discussion of articles from Neurology: Education that are advancing training

Guest Speaker
Mar 22

Eliza Miller, MD MS

 

Associate Processor

Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease

Department of Neurology

Columbia University

 

Neuro-Obstetrics: Partnering to Prevent Maternal Neurological Morbidity and MortalityNH/Stroke
Mar 29

Tara Carlisle, MD, PhD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Sex-differences in Alzheimer's DiseaseBehavioral 
Apr 5

Brooke Heffernan, MD

 

Movement Disorders Fellow

 

Matthew Woodward, MD

 

Movement Disorders Fellow

 

Novel Therapies in Parkinson Disease: The Now and LaterMovement Disorders
Apr 12

Anna Shah, MD

 

Asst. Professor of Neurology

 

Jennifer Simpson, MD

 

Assoc. Professor of Neurology

 

Andrew Wolf, MD

 

MS Fellow

 

Ramsey Antoun, MBA

 

Sr. Director of Operations-Neurosciences

Quality Case ReviewsQI
Apr 19

Anthony Declusin, MD

 

MS Fellow

 

Andrew Wolf, MD

 

MS Fellow

BTK Inhibitors: The Next Wave in Multiple Sclerosis TreatmentMS
Apr 26

Cancelled: AAN Conference

 

 No Grand Rounds
May 3

Megan Abbott, MD

 

PGY5 Pediatric Child Neurology Resident

 

Hannah Gilbert, MD

 

PGY5 Pediatric Child Neurology Resident

 

Emma Mazzio, MD

 

PGY5 Pediatric Child Neurology Resident

 

Scott Rosenthal, MD

 

PGY5 Pediatric Child Neurology Resident

Why the Future of Child Neurology is Bright... Disease Modifying Therapies Currently Changing the FieldChild Neurology
May 10

Kelly Breaux, MD

 

Epilepsy Fellow

 

Jordan Gallegos, MD

 

Epilepsy Fellow

Some Issues Affecting Women with EpilepsyEpilepsy
May 17

Elizabeth Ackley, MD

Headache Medicine Fellow

Episodic Syndromes of Childhood and the Migraine SpectrumHeadache
May 24

Madeline Garza, MD

 

Neurohospitalist Fellow

 

Kelli Money, MD

 

Infectious Disease/Autoimmune Fellow

Neuroinfectious Disease Updates: Diagnosis and Management of Common Neurological InfectionsNeuro-ID
May 31Cancelled: Research Retreat No Grand Rounds
June 7

Eva Feldman, MD, PhD

 

James W. Albers Distinguished University Professor

Russell N. DeJong Professor of Neurology

University of Michigan Department of Neurology

Preventing Neurodegenerative Diseases: Dream or Reality? Ringel Lectureship
June 14

Daniel Pastula, MD, MHS

 

Associate Professor of Neurology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

Barrie Schmitt, MD

 

PGY-3 Resident

University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

Neurology in the Republic of Fiji

 

 


Neuro-ID
June 21

Lucia Chen, MD

 

Vascular Neurology Fellow

 

Russell Van Coevering, MD, MBA

 

Vascular Neurology Fellow

Updates to Acute Stroke Treatment: Thrombolysis, Large Core Thromectomy, and Systems of Care

NH/Stroke
June 28

Victoria Pelak, MD

 

Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Posterior Cortical Atrophy: One of the most common 'rare' syndromes that you (might) have never heard ofNeuro-Ophthalmology
July 5

Cancelled

HolidayNo Grand Rounds
July 12

Jacqueline French, MD

 

Professor of Neurology

NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Confirming the Diagnosis of Epilepsy at First PresentationEpilepsy
July 19

Thomas F. Tropea, DO, MPH, MTR

 

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Pennsylvania Hospital

 

 

 

 

Detecting Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Pathology During Life to Determine Clinical Impact Movement Disorders
July 26

David Arciniegas, MD

 

Clinical Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry

University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

 

 

 

Improving Cognitive Outcomes After Traumatic Brain Injury: An Evidence-Informed ApproachBehavioral
August 2

B.K. Kleinschmidt-DeMasters, MD

 

Professor of Pathology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery

University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

Douglas Ney, MD

 

Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery

University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

Unraveling the Mystery of Histiocytosis: An Update in CNS Erdheim-Chester DiseaseNeuro-Oncology
August 9

Varun Sreenivasan, MBBS

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Exploring the landscape of Muscular Dystrophies: An OverviewNeuromuscular
August 16

Lesley Kaye, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Neurostimulation in Epilepsy: Novel Targets and Stimulation ParadigmsEpilepsy
August 23

Jeffrey Bennett, MD

 

Gertrude Gilden Professor, Departments of Neurology and Ophthalmology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein Antibody-Associated Disease (MOGAD): New International CriteriaMS
August 30

Jennifer Evan, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

The Neurology of Art: Painting a Picture of Visual Aura and Utilization of Art in Healing and EducationHeadache
September 6 (re-scheduled)

John Ebersole, MD

 

Medical Director, 
Overlook MEG Center


 

MEG/EEG in Presurgical 
Evaluations
Epilepsy 
September 13

Brooks-Kayal, MD

 

Professor and Chair of Neurology University of California Davis

Epilepsy Progression: Why does it Happen and Can We Do Anything to Stop it?Horner Lectureship 
September 20

Zachary Macchi, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Behavioral Disturbances in Parkinson's & Parkinsonian Conditions: Focus on Care Partners Focusing on CaregiveBehavioral
September 27

Chelsey Stillman, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Colorado School of Medicine

Tics and the Explosion of the Functional Tic MovementChild Neurology
October 4

Christina Vaughn, MD

 

Associate Professor of Neurology & Medicine

Colorado School of Medicine

Neuropalliative Care: Navigating Decisions about Life and Death with Case ExamplesNeuro-Palliateive
October 11

Matthew Harms, MD

 

Associate Professor of Neurology

Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

30 Years of ALS Genetics: Distinguishing the Signal from the NoiseNeuromuscular
October 18

Alexandra Atwood, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Colorado School of Medicine

New Onset Refractory Status Epilepticus (NORSE): Updates in Etiology and OutcomesEpilepsy
October 25

Vanya Jones, PhD, MPH

 

Associate Professor

Assistant Dean of Community Engaged Research

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

 

Social and Political Determinants of Health & Their Impact on the Structure of Clinical TrialsDEI
November 1

Janell Routh, MD

 

Former Team Lead Acute Flaccid Myelitis and Domestic Polio

U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention

The Changing Landscape of Acute Flaccid MyelitisNeuro-ID
November 8

John Kessler, MD

 

Ken & Ruth Davee Professor of Stem Cell Biology

Director, Feinberg Clinical Neuroscience Research Institute

and Northwestern University Stem Cell Institute

Role of BMP Signaling in Neurological DiseaseGilden Lectureship
November 15

Jennifer Simpson, MD

Professor of Clinical Practice

 

Anna Shah, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

 

Benjamin Simpson, MD

Epilepsy Fellow

 

Michael Kolesnik, DO

Epilepsy Neuroimmunology/MS Fellow

 

 


 


Collaborative Case Conference ReviewsQI
November 22

Cancelled

 No Grand Rounds
November 29

Stacey Clardy, MD PhD FAAN

 

Associate Professor of Neurology

University of Utah Health

Autoimmune Encephalitis: Moving from Anecdote to EvidenceNH/Stroke
December 6

Michelle Fullard, MD MSCE

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

Gender Disparities in Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for Parkinson's Disease

 

Movement Disorders
December 13

Cancelled

 

 

 

 

 

CancelledSleep
December 20

Cancelled for Holiday Week

Cancelled   
December 27

Cancelled for Holiday Week

Cancelled   
Neurology Grand Rounds
 
2022

          

To access the Department of Neurology Grand Rounds via Zoom at 12 PM: 

  • Webinar link: https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/321789461
  • Please claim attendance credit by clicking on a brief survey link that will be posted multiple times in the chat. 
  • Questions may be submitted using the Q&A function of the webinar platform.

* Recorded Grand Rounds video available upon request for Neurology faculty or trainees only.              

The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Contact: Jonathan.Rendon@cuanschutz.edu, 303-724-0324

 

DateSpeakerTitleGroup
Jan 5CanceledGrand Rounds Canceled 
Jan 13CanceledGrand Rounds Canceled 
Jan 19

Leo Wang, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Optimization of Outcome Measures in Chronic Asymmetric Muscle Diseases Neuromuscular
Jan 26

Summer Schultz, MD

 

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellow

Medical Aid in Dying: Special Considerations in Neurological Disorders and the Caregiver PerspectiveNeuro-Palliative
Feb 2

Jacob Pellinen, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Treatment Gaps in EpilepsyEpilepsy
Feb 9

Denise Damek, MD

 

Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery

Getting SMARTNeuro-Oncology
Feb 16

Drew Kern, MD, MS

 

Associate Professor of Neurology

MRI Guided Focused Ultrasound at the University of Colorado: Review, Unknown, and Experience Movement Disorders
Feb 23

David Case, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

 

Victoria Pelak, MD

 

Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: The Use of Venous Stenting Neuro-Ophthalmology
Mar 2

Jennifer Hranilovich, MD 

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology 

Headache Care in Gender Diverse Patients
Child Neurology
Mar 9

Robert Fox, MD

 

Professor of Neurology, Cleveland Clinic 

Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: Lessons and Future Opportunities

MS
Mar 16

Joel Morgenlander, MD

 

Professor of Neurology and Orthopeadic Surgery, Duke University

Neurology Advanced Practice Provider ResidenciesNH/Stroke
Mar 23

Jeffrey Hebert, PhD, PT

 

Associate Professor University of Colorado School of Medicine

Consequences of Impaired Sensory Integration and Processing Across Multiple Neurological Conditions: Some Things Old, New, and BorrowedBehavioral
Mar 30

Monica Petluru, MD

 

Neuromuscular Fellow

Non-Traumatic Rhabdomyolysis and Metabolic Myopathies


Neuromuscular
Apr 6

Canceled for AAN Conference

 

Grand Rounds Cancelled
 
Apr 13

Amy W. Amara, MD, PhD

 

Associate Professor of Neurology University of Alabama at Birmingham

Sleep, Cognition, and Exercise in Parkinson's Disease
Movement
Apr 20

Antonia Pusso, MD

 

Movement Disorders Fellow

 

Heather Heiser, MD

 

Movement Disorders Fellow

CBD and Other Complementary & Alternative Therapies for Parkinson's DiseaseMovement Disorders
Apr 27

Claude Steriade, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology 

NYU Langone Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Autoimmune Associated Epilepsy: Updated Conceptual Definitions and Diagnostic ToolsEpilepsy
May 4

Michlene Passeri, MD

 

 

Neuroimmunology/MS Fellow

 

 

Pregnancy in Multiple Sclerosis & Related Conditions: An Update of Current Concepts and Management

 

 


MS
May 11

Ann Oh, MD

 

Headache Fellow

 

Headache Disorders in Joint Hypermobility SyndromesHeadache
May 18

Elizabeth Matthews, MD

 

Neuroinfectious Disease & Autoimmune Neurology Fellow

 

Jarrett Leech, MD

 

 

Neurohospitalist Fellow

Iatrogenic Neuroinfectious and Neuroinflammatory Disorders: The Dark Side of Immunomodulation Neuro-ID
May 25

Erika Augustine, MD, MS

 

 

 

Frederick A. Horner, MD Visiting Professorship & Lectureship in Pediatric NeurologyPediatric Neurology
June 1Canceled for Research RetreatCanceled 
June 8

Elizabeth Ackley, MD

Child Neurology Resident

 

Danyelle Evans, MD

Child Neurology Resident

 

Tiffany Pointon, MD

Child Neurology Resident

Functional Neurologic Disorder in the Pediatric Population
Child Neurology
June 15

Igor Malenky, MD

 

 

Vascular Neurology Fellow

 

Tiffany A. Brown, MD

 

Vascular Neurology Fellow

 

Tenecteplase: Updates in IV Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke

 


NH/Stroke
June 22

Lionel Thomas, DO

 

Adult Epilepsy Fellow

Use of Electroencephalogram in the Inpatient and Outpatient SettingsEpilepsy
June 29

Trevor Hawkins, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Update on Cerebellar Ataxia Movement Disorders
July 6

Canceled

Grand Rounds Canceled   
July 13

Delia Bakeman, DO

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry

Depression in the Neurology Clinic: A Practical UpdateBehavioral
July 20

Susana M Bowling, MD

 

Chair of Neuroscience Summa Health

What it Takes to BE a Physician LeaderMS
July 27

Canceled

 

Grand Rounds Canceled 
August 3

Emily Johnson, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center

Patient Stories to Population Studies: Late-onset EpilepsyEpilepsy

August 10

John Corboy, MD

 

Professor of Neurology

Discontinuation of DMTs in MS: Results of the DISCOMS TrialMS
August 17

Claire Ceriani, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Thomas Jefferson University

Medical Cannabis and Headache ManagementHeadache
August 24

Jennifer Simpson, MD

 

Elizabeth Matthews, MD

Quality Case ReviewsQI
August 31

James Burke, MD, MS

 

Professor of Neurology

Can Health Services Research Fix What Ails the US Healthcare System?NH/Stroke
September 7

Allen Bowling, MD, PhD

 

Clinical Professor of Neurology

 

Cannabis and Neurological Disease: An Objective Review of Effectiveness and Safety 
September 14

Lisa C. Roeske Anderson, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

 

A Practical Approach to Post-Traumatic HeadacheBehavioral
September 21

Julie A. Parsons, MD

 

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology Pediatrics

SMA: A Story for Our TimeChild Neurology
September 28

Alexandru Barboi, MD

 

Clinical Professor of Neurology 

University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

Mortality Risk Factors in Patients with Symptomatic Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy
Neuromuscular
October 5

Michael Korsmo, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Global Neurology at HomeMovement Disorders
October 12

Alfonso Fasano, MD

 

Professor of Neurology

University of Toronto

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: The Perspective of a Movement

Disorders Neurologist

 


Movement Disorders
October 19

Laura Strom, MD

 

Associate Professor of Neurology

What Every Neurologist Should Know About NESEpilepsy
October 26

Z. Paige Lerario, MD

 

Vice-Chair, LGBTQI Section American Academy of Neurology

 

Social Innovations In Gender Minority Neurology
DEI
November 2

 

Daniel Press, MD

 

 

Chief, Cognitive Neurology Unit

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

Cognitive and Psychiatric Aspects of Parkinson's Disease Movement Disorders
November 9

Rebecca Gottesman, MD, PhD

 

Senior Investigator and Chief-Stroke Branch

Chief-Stroke, Cognition and Neuroepidemiology Section

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH

Preventing Dementia by Preventing Stroke12th Annual Don Gilden Visting Lectureship 
November 16

Jennifer Simpson, MD

Associate Professor in Neurology

 

Anna Shah, MD

Assistant Professor in Neurology

 

Trevor Hawkins, MD

Assistant Professor in Neurology

 

Matt Woodward, MD

Movement Disorders Fellow


 Quality Case ReviewsQI
November 23

Cancelled for Holiday Week

Cancelled   
November 30

Bharti Manwani, MD, PhD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

UTHealth Science Center in Houston

The Heart-Brain Cross Talk NH/Stroke
December 7

S. Claiborne Johnston, MD, PhD

 

Harbor Health co-Founder and CMO

Adjunct Professor UCSF

Improving Management of TIA: Case Study of a Broken Health System

Steven Ringel Lectureship 
December 14

Jacob Pellinen, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

 

Naveed Chaudhry, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

 

Archana Shrestha, MD

 

Associate Professor of Neurology

Updates from the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting 2022
Epilepsy
December 21

Cancelled for Holiday Week

Cancelled   
December 28

Cancelled for Holiday Week

Cancelled   
Neurology Grand Rounds
 
2021

          

To access the Department of Neurology Grand Rounds via Zoom at 12 PM: 

  • Webinar link: https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/321789461
  • Please claim attendance credit by clicking on a brief survey link that will be posted multiple times in the chat. 
  • Questions may be submitted using the Q&A function of the webinar platform.

* Recorded Grand Rounds video available upon request for Neurology faculty or trainees only.              

The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Contact: Jonathan.Rendon@cuanschutz.edu, 303-724-0324

 

DateSpeakerTitleGroup
Jan 6CancelledGrand Rounds Cancelled 
Jan 13CancelledGrand Rounds Cancelled 
Jan 20

Thomas Ragole, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Myasthenia Gravis in the 21st Century: What's the Evidence and How Can We Do Better? Neuromuscular
Jan 27

David Beckham, MD

 

Associate Professor of Medicine – Infectious Disease 

 

Lakshmi Chauhan, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Medicine – Infectious Disease

Lessons in Clinical Neurovirology From the Bedside to the Bench Neuro-ID
Feb 3

Victoria Pelak, MD

Professor of Neurology

Alzheimer's Disease: Lessons from the Visual Spectrum Neuro-Ophthalmology
Feb 10

Todd Schwedt, MD

Professor of Neurology Mayo Clinic, Arizona Campus

Imaging Migraine: Mechanistic Insights and Biomarker Development Headache
Feb 17

Alexandra Atwood, MD

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology

The Ictal Interictal Continuum Epilepsy
Feb 24

Steven Frucht, MD

Professor of Neurology NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Focal Task-Specific Dystonia - A Mysterious Disorder of Motor Control Movement Disorders
Mar 3

Adam Hartman, MD 

Neurohospitalist Fellow

 

Rebecca Pollard, MD

Vascular Fellow

Is tPA Now a Relic of the Past? Bridging IV Thrombolysis Versus Direct Mechanical Thrombectomy For Large Vessel Occlusion Strokes
NH/Stroke
Mar 10

Zachary Macchi, MD

 

Neurology Instructor

Advance Care Planning for Patients With Cognitive Impairment
Neuro-Behavioral
Mar 17

Melissa Wright, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatric Neurology

Calcium Dynamics in Congenital Myopathies Child Neurology
Mar 24

Amanda Piquet, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

The New Kids on the Block in Autoimmune Neurology: Antibody Updates MS/Neuro-immunology
Mar 31

Huntington Potter, PhD

 

Kurt N. and Edith von Kaulla Memorial Professor of Neurology

Safety and Efficacy of GM-CSF (Sargramostim) in the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease
Research
Apr 7

Dan Kramer, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Producing Artificial Sensation through Cortical Stimulation in Humans
Epilepsy
Apr 14

Michael Wilson, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Decoding Encephalitis: Metagenomic, Transcriptomic and Serologic Correlates
Neuro-ID
Apr 21Cancelled for AAN ConferenceCancelled
Apr 28

Denise Damek, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery

New Treatment Paradigms in Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Neuro-Oncology 
May 5

S. Andrew Josephson, MD

Professor and Chair of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

The Rise of the Neurohospitalist Movement and the Future of Inpatient Neurology
48th Annual Stephens Lecturer
May 12

Baber Khan, MD

Neuro-immunology Fellow

Ryan Kammeyer, MD

Neuro-Immunology Fellow

Diagnoses and Outcomes of Neuroimmunology MS
May 19

Kyle Coleman, MD

Neuro-ID Fellow

Challenges in Neuroinfectious DiseaseNeuro-ID
May 26

Michael Korsmo, MD

Movement Disorders Fellow 

Alexander Baumgartner, MD

Movement Disorders Fellow

Novel Modalities and Techniques in the Diagnosis of Parkinson Disease and Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes Movement Disorders
June 2Cancelled for Research RetreatCancelled 
June 9Matthew Hiller, MD; Julie Nelson, MD; Elizabeth Wood, MD Child Neurology PGY-5Febrile Infection Related Epilepsy Syndrome (FIRES) and New Onset Refractory Status Epilepticus (NORSE): A Review and Updates
Child Neurology
June 16

Chad Bush, MD

Epilepsy Fellow

Jakob Mrozewski, MD

Epilepsy Fellow

Talk 1: Non-EEG Ambulatory Seizure Detection: Where We Are and Where We're Going

 

Talk 2: Epilepsy in Alzheimer’s Disease


Epilepsy
June 23

Amanda Kennedy, MD 

Neuromuscular Fellow

Therapies in Hereditary Neuromuscular Diseases Neuromuscular
June 30

Hooman Kamel, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology, Chief of Neurocritical Care, Weill Cornell Medicine

Atrial Cardiopathy and Secondary Stroke Prevention NH/Stroke
July 7

Cancelled

Grand Rounds Cancelled   
July 14

Christopher M. Filley, MD

Professor of Neurology

White Matter and Cognition: New Perspectives in Treatment and Recovery  Behavioral
July 21

Marius Birlea, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

 

Andrew Callen, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiology

 

Wouter Schievink, MD

Professor of Neurosurgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

 Spontaneous Spinal CSF Leak: Diagnosis and Treatment. A Case-Based Discussion Headache
July 28

Brian Rothberg, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

 

Marius Birlea, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

 

Katy Alpogianis, PA-C

Instructor of Neurology

Holding it Together - Wellness and Mental Health: A Collaborative Approach Wellness/Mental Health
August 4

Danielle McDermott, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Brain Responsive Neurostimulation and Medication Strategies in the Treatment of Epilepsy Related to Neurocutaneous Syndromes   Epilepsy
August 11

Diego Restrepo, PhD

Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Co-Director for the Center of Neuroscience (CNS)

What Do Olfaction, Viral Infection, and Alzheimer's Have in Common?  Research
August 18

Steven Lowenstein, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Tuesdays to Write: Time Management in Academic Medicine  Professional Development
August 25

Emily Forbes, DO

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Genetics of Movement Disorders Movement Disorders
September 1

Brenda L. Banwell, MD

Professor of Neurology & Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania 

Multiple Sclerosis and MOGAD in Children: Clinical and MRI Distinctions  MS
September 8

Divyanshu Dubey, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic

 Autoimmune Neurology: Clinical and Diagnostic Update NH/Stroke
September 15

Joshua Bear, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics-Neurology

Functional Networks in Epilepsy Child Neurology
September 22

Cancelled due to Zoom Outage

 

  
September 29

Avindra Nath, MD

Director, Translational Neuroscience Center

Chief, Section of Infections of the Nervous System

National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH

Pandemics in the Evolution and Destruction of the Human Brain   Gilden Lecturer
October 6

Lesley Kaye, MD

Director, Translational Neuroscience Center

Outcomes After Failed Epilepsy Surgery   Epilepsy
October 13

Anjail Z. Sharrief, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center

 

Stroke as a Social Disease: Exploring the Relationship Between Social Determinants of Health and Stroke Outcomes  Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
October 20

Anastasia Zekeridou, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology & Pathology, Mayo Clinic

Neurological Autoimmunity with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Cancer Immunotherapy
October 27

Jennifer Simpson, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Maxwell Shaw, MBA

Manager of Patient Experience

Windie Her, MA, BSN

Manager of Patient Experience

Quality Case Reviews: Are You Listening?   Quality Improvement
November 3

Jessica Solomon Sanders, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics – Developmental Pediatrics

CU Alzheimer’s and Cognition Center

Adults with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities in the Adult Neurology Setting – Practical Tips  Behavioral
November 10

James Morley, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania 

Exercise is Medicine: How Do We Get Patients To Take It? Movement Disorders
November 17 (re-scheduled)

Mary Reilly, MD

Professor of Neurology

UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology


Inherited Neuropathies: New Insights   Neuromuscular
November 24

Cancelled for Holiday Week

Cancelled   
December 1

Cancelled 

 Grand Rounds Cancelled  
December 8

William Jones, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

University of Colorado 

Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit

The BEST-MSU Study  

NH/Stroke
December 15

Nitish Harid, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Naveed Chaudhry, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Laura Strom, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Updates in Epilepsy and NES  Epilepsy
December 22

Cancelled for Holiday Week

Cancelled   
December 29

Cancelled for Holiday Week

Cancelled   
  Neurology Grand Rounds
 
Spring 2020

 

Grand Rounds will be held in Hensel Phelps Auditorium WEST

Wednesdays, 12pm–1pm - Lunch provided to Department of Neurology faculty and staff only

To view the streaming video of Neurology Grand Rounds, please go to this link:

https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/321789461             

* Recorded Grand Rounds video available upon request for Neurology faculty or trainees only.              

 DateSpeakerPresentation Title
Jan 1
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
Holiday WeekGrand Rounds cancelled
Jan 8
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
CancelledGrand Rounds cancelled
Jan 15
Hensel Phelps West (103253)

Headache 

Danielle Wilhour, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Inpatient Management of Headache
Jan 22
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
Behavioral

Maria Luisa Gorno Tempini, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry University of California San Francisco Weill Insitute for Neurosciences
Primary Progressive Aphasia: From Behavior to Molecules 
Jan 29
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
Neuro-Ophthalmology

Yosbelkys Martin-Paez, MD
Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellow
MOG IgG Optic Neuritis
Feb 5
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
Neuro-Laryngology

Mona M. Abaza, MD, MS
Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs and Diversity
Neurolaryngology, Voice, Swallowing and Airway Disorders
Feb 12
Hensel Phelps West (103253)

Epilepsy

 

Cornelia N. Drees, MD                            
Associate Professor  

SUDEP and Seizure Detection Devices
Feb 19
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
Movement Disorders

Caroline Goldin, MD
Movement Disorders Fellow                  
Teresa Lee, MD    Movement Disorders Fellow
Parkinson's Disease Etiology and Risk Factors
Feb 26
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
Neuro-Muscular             
                      
Stacy Dixon, MD, PhD                     
Assistant Professor                              
Melissa Gibbons, MS, CGC                   
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Genetic Testing Review and Interpreting Variants of Unknown Significance
Mar 4
Hensel Phelps West (178712)
Neuro-Oncology            

Denise Damek, MD  Associate Professor of Neurology
Breaking Bad News
Mar 11
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
Child Neurology        

Jennifer Hranilovich, MD     
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Neurology
Headache in Women
Mar 18
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
CancelledCancelled
Mar 25
Bruce Schroffel Auditorium

Cancelled

Cancelled
Apr 1
Hensel Phelps West (178712)

Cancelled

Cancelled
Apr 8
Hensel Phelps West (103253)

David Beckham, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine - Infectious Disease

An update on the SARS-CoV2 Pandemic
Apr 15
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
CancelledCancelled
Apr 22
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
Neuro-Palliative Care

Christina Vaughan, MD                   
Associate Professor of Neurology & Internal Medicine
Neuropalliative Care and the Covid-19 Crisis
Apr 29
Hensel Phelps West (178712)

Robert H. Gross, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

What's New in MS
May 6
Hensel Phelps West (103253)

Xuan Kang, MD

Neuromuscular Fellow

 

Amanda Kennedy, MD

PGY-4 Neurology Resident

Establishing Practice Guidelines For the Use of Corticosteroids and Oral Immunosupressants in Neurological Patients
May 13
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
MS/Neuro-Immunology

Anna Shah, MD    
MS Fellow
Immune Mediated Myelopathies
May 20
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
Neuro-ID

Ronak Kapadia, MD FRCPC
Neuro-Infectious & Autoimmune Neurology Fellow
Updates in Autoimmune Neurology
May 27
Hensel Phelps West (103253)

Kenneth L. Tyler, MD

Louise Baum Endowed Chair and Chairman of Neurology;

Professor of Medicine and Imminology-Microbiology

Emerging Neurology of COVID-19/SARS-CoV2
June 3
Hensel Phelps West (178712)
Cancelled due to Research Retreat
Cancelled
June 10
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
Child Neurology

Dylan Brock, MD, Ryan Kammeyer, MD; Laurel McGarry 
Child Neurology PGY-5 Pediatric Neurology Residents
What's all the VUS About? A Retrospective Look at Genetic Panels for Pediatric-Onset Epilepsies
June 17
Hensel Phelps West (103253)
CancelledCancelled
June 24
Hensel Phelps West (103253‚Äč)

Alexandra Atwood, MD

Robert Hamilton, MD

Epilepsy Fellows

Deep Brain Stimulation in Epilepsy: A New Consideration for Treatment of Refractive Epilepsy

July 1

Zoom

Holiday WeekGrand Rounds Cancelled

July 8

Zoom

Grand Rounds CancelledGrand Rounds Cancelled

July 15

Zoom

Behavioral

Peter Pressman, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementias: An Overview

July 22

Zoom

NH/Stroke

Karen Orjuela, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Using the Lens of Covid-19 to Address Inequity of Hospital Neurology

July 29

Zoom

Professional Excellence

Abigail Lara, MD

Co-Director of the Office of Professional Excellence

Office of Professional Excellence: Who, What, Why & How

Aug. 5

Zoom

Epilepsy

Mesha-Gay Brown, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Treatment of Drug Resistant Epilepsy: Ketogenic Diet Therapies in Adults 

Aug. 12

Zoom

Research

Ravi Mahalingam, PhD

Research Professor of Neurology

Varicella Virus, Latency and Reactivation in an Animal Model

Aug. 19

Zoom

Neuro-Laryngology

Carol Foster, MD

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology

The Clinical Spectrum of Dizziness in Sleep Apnea

Aug. 26

Zoom

 

Movement Disorders

Drew Kern, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

 

Current and Future Research in the Field of Deep Brain Stimulation at the University of Colorado

Sep. 2

Zoom

MS

Teri Schreiner, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatric Neurology

Kenneth Tyler, MD

Professor and Chair of Neurology

Daniel Pastula, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Understanding Acute Flaccid Myelitis in 3 Dimensions: Clinical Features, Epidemiology and a Mouse Model of Disease

Sep. 9 (DOM Grand Rounds)

Zoom

Quality Improvement/M&M with DOM & Neurology

Jennifer Simpson, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Tyler Miller, MD

Assistant Professor of Hospital Medicine

It Takes a Village in Diagnosis and Management: A Case of Multidisciplinary Care


Sep. 16

Zoom

Aaron M. Carlson, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology 

Big Data, Algorithms, and Neurological Disease 

Sep. 23

Zoom

Neuromuscular

Anthony A. Amato, MD

BWH Distinguished Chair in Neurology

Chief, Neuromuscular Division

Professor of Neurology

Harvard Medical School


Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies 

Sep. 30

Zoom

Epilepsy

Jacob Pellinen, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Delayed Diagnosis of Focal Epilepsy: Causes, Consequences, and Possible Solutions 

Oct. 7

Zoom

Various Neurology FacultyYou've Got Nerve! A Neurology Trivia Competition 

Oct. 14

Zoom

Child Neurology

Abigail Collins, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatric Neurology

Genetic Syndromes with Movement Disorders and Epilepsy 

Oct. 21

Zoom

Movement Disorders

Maureen Leehey, MD

Professor of Neurology

Challenges of Cannabis Research: Parkinson Disease as a Case in Point

Oct. 28

Zoom

Veterinary Neurology

Stephanie McGrath, DVM, MS

Assistant Professor & Clinical Instructor

Neurology Department Colorado State University

Veterinary Neurology 

Nov. 4

Zoom

Behavioral

Brice McConnell, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

The Sleeping Brain: Decoding Neural Circuits to Understand How Sleep Protects our Brains from Neurodegeneration 

Nov. 11

Zoom

Gilden Lecturer

Merit E. Cudkowicz, MD, MSc

Julieanne Dorn Professor of Neurology Harvard Medical School

What's New in ALS Therapeutics 

Nov. 18

Zoom

MS
Timothy Vollmer, MD

Professor of Neurology

Multiple Sclerosis: We Have Come a Long Way, But Where Are We Going? 

Nov. 25

Zoom

Cancelled for Holiday weekCancelled

Dec. 2

Zoom

Movement Disorders

Deborah Hall, MD

Professor and Endowed Chair of Neurology, Rush Medical College 

Fragile X-Associated Tremor Ataxia Syndrome 

Dec. 9 

Zoom

NH/Stroke

Jose Biller, MD

Professor and Chair of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch SOM

How to Think Like a Neurologist 

Dec. 16

Zoom

Epilepsy

Katie Bullinger, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Emory University

Neurostimulation for the Treatment of Drug Resistant Epilepsy 

Dec. 23

Zoom

Cancelled for Holiday WeekCancelled

Dec. 30

Zoom

Cancelled for Holiday WeekCancelled
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