Global Neurology

Neurologists who have chosen to travel unbeaten paths while combining their passions for global health and neurology share their stories.
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Creator: Olga Rukovets
Duration: 9:07
Neurology Now 
Anthony Alessi, a neurologist from Norwich, Connecticut, talks about the life altering trips he's made to Haiti since the earthquake hit in January of 2010, and what it means to help a nation rebuild itself from the ground up. See the full text article in the Oct. 6 issue of Neurology Today.
Creator: Olga Rukovets
Duration: 10:45
Neurology Now 
Dr. Amza Ali, founding and current president of the Jamaican League Against Epilepsy — a branch of the International League Against Epilepsy — and co-chair of the Epilepsy Pre-surgical Evaluation Group at the University Hospital of the West Indies in Mona, talks about his efforts to fight stigma and implement telemedicine in order to improve neurological care in Jamaica. For the full text article, see the Aug. 18 issue of Neurology Today.
Creator: Olga Rukovets
Duration: 12:20
Neurology Now 
Dr. Zunt, an associate professor of neurology and global health at the University of Washington, directs the Peru site for the University of Washington Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars & Fellows program, which trains scholar-pairs in US and Peru. Listen as Dr. Zunt shares lessons learned from working onsite and remotely to improve neurology care and training in Peru.
Creator: Olga Rukovets
Duration: 10:13
Neurology Now 
Dr. Michael Finkel talks about the collaboration between a group of neurologists in Florida and three neurological societies in Nigeria. Listen to excerpts of the conversation here and read the upcoming article entitled “Bridging the Gaps in Care and Culture: Florida and Nigeria Form a Neurological Partnership” in the May 5 print issue of Neurology Today.