Awards & Recognitions – Spring 2022

Top 100 Neuroscience Paper

A paper authored by Barrow neuroimaging scientists Ashley Stokes, PhD, and Maurizio Bergamino, PhD, was one of Scientific Reports’ top 100 downloaded neuroscience papers of 2021.

The article, “Free-water diffusion tensor imaging improves the accuracy and sensitivity of white matter analysis in Alzheimer’s disease,” was downloaded 2,279 times in 2021. It was among more than 3,460 neuroscience papers published by the journal last year.

Creighton School of Medicine Awards

Dr. Michael Waters and Dr. Nicole Piedmonte pose with award
Dr. Nicole Piemonte presents award to Dr. Tejas Ranade

Michael Waters, MD, PhD, director of the Petznick Stroke Center at Barrow, and Tejas Ranade, MD, an adult neurology resident at Barrow, were selected by the Creighton University School of Medicine Phoenix Regional Campus Class of 2022 to each receive an award for the impact they made on the students’ third and fourth years of medical school. Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Dr. Nicole Piemonte presented them with the awards at a special ceremony. (Photos courtesy of Adrian T. Baird Photography)

Most Intriguing Women of Arizona

Katie Cobb, president of Barrow Neurological Foundation, was named one of the Most Intriguing Women of Arizona for 2022 by AZ Big Media. She was selected by a committee made up of a diverse group of public and private sector leaders and residents. The committee evaluated nominees on the impact that their leadership, accomplishments, and dedication have had on the state and the nation; their influence as role models and visionaries; and their ability to relate to a wide range of people.

Operative Neurosurgery Cover

An illustration from our Neuroscience Publications department was selected for the April cover of Operative Neurosurgery!

The image, created by Laura Roy, accompanies an article from our Department of Neurosurgery entitled, “The “binder ring” bypass: transection, rerouting, and reanastomosis as an alternative to macrovascular decompression of a dolichoectatic vertebral artery.”

The authors on the paper are Drs. Visish Srinivasan, Mohamed Labib, Charuta Furey, Joshua Catapano, and Michael T. Lawton.

Roadtrip Nation Feature

Chinami Michaels, a medical video editor and multimedia specialist in the Neuroscience Publications department at Barrow, was interviewed by Roadtrip Nation as part of their All Paths Arizona documentary. Roadtrip Nation travels the country capturing stories to help others discover and build their career paths.