Neurology Awards & Recognitions — August 2023

Get With The Guidelines® Award

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, home to Barrow Neurological Institute’s Petznick Stroke Center, has earned the 2023 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. This award from the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association recognizes the Institute’s commitment to applying the most current evidence-based treatment guidelines for stroke to improve patient care and outcomes in the community.

Ataxia Center of Excellence

Barrow Neurological Institute has been named the only Ataxia Center of Excellence in Arizona by the National Ataxia Foundation (NAF). This designation recognizes the comprehensive care and services provided by our Neuro-Otology and Balance Disorders Program to individuals with ataxia and to their families. Additionally, Ataxia Centers of Excellence are recognized for their commitment to clinical research, education, and collaboration with the NAF.

Creighton School of Medicine Executive Committee

Portrait of Susan Criswell

Susan Criswell, MD, MSCI, a physician-scientist in the Department of Neurology at Barrow, has been elected to serve on the Creighton University School of Medicine Executive Committee for a two-year term. The committee’s responsibilities include overseeing governance, policies, and approval of faculty appointments for the School of Medicine.