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Meet Tiffany Sheehan, PhD: Stroke Program Coordinator

If health care were a brick wall, Tiffany Sheehan says, nurses would be the mortar holding everything together. But the impact nurses have on patients’ outcomes can be difficult to measure. “As a nurse scientist,…

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…

Dr. Rita Sattler’s PhD Research Paved Way for Promising Stroke Drug

For the first time, a clinical trial has shown that a drug might be able to directly protect nerve cells in the brain from dying during a stroke. Research suggests the average person loses 1.9…

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,…

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.