Message from the Department Head

Welcome Message from The ChairmanDr David M Labiner

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Department of Neurology at the University Of Arizona College of Medicine! The 21st century promises to revolutionize our understanding of the brain, leading to novel approaches to diagnose, treat and prevent neurologic diseases. There is now hope for patients with neurological disorders that not long ago were thought incurable. Thus, it is a great time to be in Neurology!

Our department is part of the University of Arizona College of Medicine and the University of Arizona Medical Center (UAMC) - one of the largest tertiary care academic medical centers in the Southwest. Our department provides a friendly, vibrant, and collaborative environment that allows our faculty and trainees to pursue excellence in all their endeavors. The Department of Neurology is composed of over 30 full time teaching and research faculty along with numerous part-time clinical faculty members. Our mission is to provide excellence in patient care, education, research, service and healthcare delivery for the people of Arizona and beyond.  Read more...



The University of Arizona Department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Jay P Mohr, MD, MS will be the lecturre for the upcoming Harvey W Buchsbaum, MD Visiting Lecture in Neurology. 

The University of Arizona Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, and Pima Council on Aging continue their partnership with Brain Matters in Neurology monthly lecture series that runs Jan. 14. through April 8 at Tucson’s Jewish Community Center. The lectures are free and open to the public. No reservations necessary. Free parking.

Nov 24, 2014

Congratulations to our AHSC Faculty who were selected by the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission for funding this year!

Dec 3, 2014
This annual award recognizes the scientific and clinical contributions of cerebrovascular nurses in promoting AHA goals and excellence in cerebrovascular nursing science; Dr. Taylor-Piliae was recognized for her article about the effects of Tai Chi on older stroke survivors.