Recent Honors & Awards


Zachary A. Miller, MD was awarded the Norman Geschwind Prize in Behavioral Neurology, sponsored by the American Academy of Neurology, in January 2018. He will give a presentation during a scientific session at the AAN 70th Annual Meeting in April.

Morris Levin, MD has been elected to the Board of Directors for the American Headache Society. 



Charlie Toohey, Manager of Technology & Data Management for the Memory and Aging Center, won the Privacy Quiz from the UCSF Privacy Office. We congratulate Charlie for raising awareness of best practices for protecting UCSF against adverse privacy and security incidents. 



Cathra Halabi, MD, Vascular Neurology Fellow, has received the Teaching Excellence Award for Cherished Housestaff (TEACH). Every year, the graduating medical school class presents the TEACH award to five residents or fellows who have been outstanding teachers, mentors, and role models to medical students during their clinical years at UCSF.

Frances Cho, a neuroscience graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Jeanne Paz, has recived the UCSF Discovery Fellowship. The extraordinary Discovery Fellows Program was made possible by a generous gift from Sir Michael Moritz, and his wife, Harriet Heyman. 

Sara LaHue, MD, Resident in Neurology, has received the Newman Award from the San Francisco Neurological Society. She will present her winning paper, "Association Between Inpatient Delirium and Hospital Readmission," at the upcoming 70th Annual Meeting of the San Francisco Neurological Society.