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Meet Cindy Sullivan: Nurse Practitioner, Neurotrauma Program Coordinator

As the traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury program coordinator at Barrow Neurological Institute, Cindy Sullivan is working at her dream job. Broadly speaking, Sullivan evaluates the care of patients with traumatic brain injuries…

Meet Carol Blazier: Operating Room Nurse at Barrow

For Carol Blazier, working with neurosurgeons on complex aneurysm surgeries is a typical day on the job. “People will ask me what I do, and I’ll say I’m a neurosurgery nurse,” she said. “They’ll say,…

Meet Noriko Tateuchi: DBS Nurse in the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center

Noriko Tateuchi doesn’t shy away from a new challenge, whether it’s jumping into a new nursing role or taking up ice hockey as an adult. Tateuchi is a deep brain stimulation (DBS) nurse in the…

Meet Tanya Osborne-McKenzie: Senior Director of Neuroscience Nursing

On a Friday, Tanya Osborne-McKenzie was caring for an open-heart surgery patient as a bedside nurse. The following Monday, she was working in leadership. It was an unconventional transition. Osborne-McKenzie hadn’t yet worked as a…

About Barrow Neurological Institute
Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.