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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
The Ken & Ruth Davee Department of Neurology
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Leadership

Chair

Dimitri Krainc, MD, PhD

Dimitri Krainc, MD, PhD

  • Chair of the Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology
  • Aaron Montgomery Ward Professor of Neurology

Department Administrator

Carianne Breitenbach

Carianne Breitenbach

  • Department Administrator

Vice Chair

Farzaneh Sorond, MD, PhD

Farzaneh Sorond, MD, PhD

  • Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Education
  • Chief, Stroke and Neurocritical Care
  • Professor of Neurology

Vice Chair

Edward M Manno, MD

Edward M Manno, MD

  • Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
  • Professor of Neurology

Scientific Director

Robert J Vassar, PhD

Robert J Vassar, PhD

  • Scientific Director of Behavioral Neurology
  • Davee Professor of Alzheimer Research

Scientific Director

Brian Popko, PhD

Brian Popko, PhD

  • Scientific Director of MS & Neuroimmunology
  • Professor of Neurology

Research Council Chair

Rajeshwar Awatramani, PhD

Rajeshwar Awatramani, PhD

  • Chair of Research Council
  • Professor of Neurology

Medical Director

Rimas Lukas, MD

Rimas Lukas, MD

  • Ambulatory Medical Director
  • Associate Professor of Neurology

Residency Director

Danny Bega, MD

Danny Bega, MD

  • Residency Director
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

ASSC Residency Director

Carolyn J Bevan, MD, MS

Carolyn J Bevan, MD, MS

  • Associate Residency Director
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clerkship Director

Stephen A VanHaerents, MD

Stephen A VanHaerents, MD

  • Clerkship Director
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

ASSC Clerkship Director

Karan S Dixit, MD

Karan S Dixit, MD

  • Associate Clerkship Director
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Division Chiefs

M Marsel  Mesulam, MD

M Marsel Mesulam, MD

  • Chief, Behavioral Neurology
  • Ruth Dunbar Davee Professor of Neuroscience
  • Chief's Message
Kate Carroll, MD

Kate Carroll, MD

  • Chief, Comprehensive Neurology
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Chief's Message
Tanya Simuni, MD

Tanya Simuni, MD

  • Chief, Movement Disorders
  • Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr., Research Professor of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
  • Chief's Message
Bruce A Cohen, MD

Bruce A Cohen, MD

  • Chief, Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology
  • Professor of Neurology
  • Chief's Message
Igor J Koralnik, MD

Igor J Koralnik, MD

  • Chief, Neuroinfectious Disease and Global Neurology
  • Professor of Neurology
  • Chief's Message
Robert G Kalb, MD

Robert G Kalb, MD

  • Chief, Neuromuscular Disease
  • Joan and Paul Rubschlager Professor of Neurology
  • Chief's Message
Roger Stupp, MD

Roger Stupp, MD

  • Chief, Neuro-Oncology
  • Paul C. Bucy Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Chief's Message
Stephan U  Schuele, MD, MPH

Stephan U Schuele, MD, MPH

  • Chief, Neurophysiology and Epilepsy
  • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Chief's Message
Phyllis C  Zee, MD, PhD

Phyllis C Zee, MD, PhD

  • Chief, Sleep Medicine
  • Benjamin and Virginia T. Boshes Professor of Neurology
  • Chief's Message
Farzaneh Sorond, MD, PhD

Farzaneh Sorond, MD, PhD

  • Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Education
  • Chief, Stroke and Neurocritical Care
  • Professor of Neurology
  • Chief's Message
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