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Author: Andrew Wachtel

Announcing Barrow Year of the Nurse

The World Health Organization has designated 2020 as the “Year of the Nurse” to celebrate the vital contributions nurses make to health care. At Barrow Neurological Institute, we...

Summer Internship Program Provides Undergraduates with Real Lab Experience

Karli Smith hasn’t experienced much failure in her academic career. The Graceland University senior is a double major in chemistry and biology, has tutored other students in both...

Dr. Robert Spetzler Talks Neurosurgery with KJZZ

  Neurosurgeon Dr. Robert Spetzler, who is retiring this summer after more than 30 years of leading Barrow Neurological Institute, sat down with KJZZ to talk about his...

Illicit Drug Use Can Increase Stroke Risk

Lifestyle choices such as excessive alcohol consumption and tobacco use are well-known risk factors for stroke, but neurologists are learning more about strokes related to illicit drug use....

Namesake of Ali Center Rescues Suicidal Man

Muhammad Ali, a boxing legend and the namesake of Barrow’s Parkinson Center in Phoenix, saved a suicidal man from jumping off a ninth-floor window ledge in Los Angeles on...