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 Banner University Medical Center (BUMC) - 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.

David M. Labiner, MD
Professor and Head, Neurology

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University of Arizona 2020 Service Awards
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Each year, the University of Arizona recognizes employees who reach anniversary milestones in five-year increments.  To be honored, you must have served at the University for at least 10 years.

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This is the chronicling of the experiences of the patient, their family and/or friends to remind us to keep hope and reinforce our resilience.