Meet our new colleagues

Please welcome the newest staff members to join the Department of Neurosurgery in June. Erica Dudley,Patient Care Associate I Stephanie Greene,Billing/Scheduling Associate II Veronica LawrenceBilling/Scheduling Associate II Mikayla Wilson, Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Meet our new colleagues

Please welcome the newest staff members to join the Department of Neurosurgery in May. Staff Ana Ewing-BelleMedical Assistant Nayely Toledo, Patient Care Assoc. Trainee

Black Lives Matter summer fellows announced

The Black Lives Matter Summer Scholarship is a collaborative effort between the neurosurgery departments of Johns Hopkins, the University of Miami MILLER School of Medicine and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The aim of the scholarship is to give Black medical students early exposure and research experience in the fields of neuroscience […]

Kim and Limbrick awarded R01 grants with top scores

Obtaining a multi-million-dollar grant from the NIH is a wonderful accomplishment. Receiving a percentile score of 1% for a NIH grant is uncommon and is the equivalent to spotting a rare bird on the School of Medicine’s campus. This remarkable feat essentially means that the grant is near-perfect. WashU Neurosurgery is proud to announce that we have two rare birds amongst our […]

Making a Difference – May 2022

The Making a Difference program provides a unique way to recognize staff who go above and beyond to advance the Department of Neurosurgery mission to provide the best neurosurgical patient care possible. May 2022 Nominees Jared Thatcher – Physican AssistantI’d like to give a shout out to Jared Thatcher, who went above and beyond to help […]

New integrated spine unit to open this week

Consistent, high-quality care for our spine patients For the first time, Barnes-Jewish Hospital has created an inpatient nursing unit solely dedicated to the treatment of spine patients. This initiative was announced last year, but the opening was postponed while our care teams responded to our COVID surge. Spine patients at Barnes-Jewish were previously cared for […]

Meet our new colleagues

Please welcome the newest staff members to the Department of Neurosurgery. Staff Brea BrunkMedical Assistant Rhonda KidwellSpecial Projects Director Marlayjah MadisonClinical Service Rep. Amber RuehrupMedical Assistant Priscilla WoodlandClinic Manager

Making a difference – April 2022

The Making a Difference program provides a unique way to recognize staff who go above and beyond to advance the Department of Neurosurgery mission to provide the best neurosurgical patient care possible. April 2022 Nominees Kathleen “Katie” Hickey, RN – Adult NeurosurgeryKatie has quickly adapted to her new role as float RN.  She has covered […]

New grants and awards

The following grants were awarded between January 2022 to April 2022. Faculty Gabriel Haller, PhD Missouri Spinal Cord Injury & Disease Research “Genetic Underpinnings of Chiari Malformation with or without Syringomyelia” 3/1/22-2/28/23 – $75,000 David Limbrick, MD, PhD NIH “Effects of ventricular volume and cerebral connectivity on neurological outcomes in preterm intraventricular hemorrhage” 3/1/22-1/31/27 – […]

Janjua begins tenure at Memorial Hospital

M. Burhan Janjua, MD, a neurosurgeon specializing in spinal procedures with Washington University Physicians in Illinois has joined Memorial Hospital’s Medical Staff. Specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery, degenerative lumbar and cervical spine disease, Dr. Janjua treats an array of spine conditions, including degenerative disc/spinal disease, radiculopathy, spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis. He will be conviently […]