barrow neurological institute Archives

Meet the innovators who won at the Healthcare Leadership Awards

Healthcare Leadership Awards

Az Business magazine named the winners of the 10th Annual Healthcare Leadership Awards at Chateau Luxe in Phoenix on Thursday, May 4. Az Business magazine honors the women, men and institutions that bring excellence and innovation to Arizona’s healthcare sector each year with its Healthcare Leadership Awards. Not only are these healthcare leaders improving lives… Read More →

Acclaimed neurosurgeon Robert Spetzler earns Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Robert Spetzler

Dr. Robert Spetzler is a true lifesaver. The retiring president and CEO of Barrow Neurological Institute has played a formative role in many advances in neurosurgery, including the use of the cardiac standstill procedure that stops the heart and blood flow so surgeons can safely treat blood vessel problems deep in the brain. He is… Read More →

Az Business magazine names 2017 Healthcare Leadership Awards finalists

Healthcare Leadership Awards

Az Business magazine’s Healthcare Leadership Awards is this Thursday, May 4. The 10th annual Health Care Leadership Awards honors the women, men and institutions that bring excellence and innovation to Arizona’s healthcare sector. Not only are these healthcare leaders improving lives of Arizonans, they are having a global impact on treatment and care. The awards ceremony will be… Read More →

Arizona business leaders commit to saving lives from cancer

VisionGate

Nearly 20 Arizona business executives from local companies joined forces on Nov. 29 at the Phoenix Country Club to pledge continued commitment to the American Cancer Society CEOs Against Cancer, an initiative uniting organizations to prevent cancer and save lives. This inspirational event reinforced each executive’s commitment to the CEO Chapter and to their company’s… Read More →

Sun Studios will document Arizona historymakers

The Historical League has selected Sun Studios of Tempe for a prestigious project documenting the state’s most celebrated leaders. The new studio company will produce documentary oral histories of the 2017 class of Historymakers, an honor recognizing outstanding living Arizonans who have distinguished themselves with notable achievements in diverse areas including the arts, athletics, communications, education, healthcare and entertainment, as well as community service and… Read More →

Meet the finalists for Healthcare Leadership Awards

Doctor, Vacancy

Each year, AZ Business magazine hosts the Healthcare Leadership Awards to honor the women, men and institutions that bring excellence and innovation to Arizona’s healthcare sector. Az Business is proud to announce the 2016 Healthcare Leadership Awards finalists, who were chosen by a panel of industry experts and will be recognized at the Healthcare Leadership… Read More →

WESTMARC honors winners of Best of the West Awards

WESTMARC, the Western Maricopa Coalition, honored West Valley individuals, businesses, and projects at the 23rd Annual Best of the West Awards held on November 5. Nearly 500 business and community leaders and elected officials from throughout the valley gathered in a celebration of the Best of the West. Dr. Marwan Sabbagh was presented with the West Valley Inspiration… Read More →

TGen teams with Barrow to find ALS biomarkers

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $687,087, one-year grant to Barrow Neurological Institute and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to identify peptide, protein, and RNA biomarkers as indicators of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) progression. This degenerative disease, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, kills motor neurons — specialized nerve cells in the brain… Read More →

Parsons Foundation gives $1 million to Barrow program

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has made a second $1 million gift to a breakthrough program at Barrow Neurological Institute that is working to reduce the incidence of falls among patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. The gift will be invested in staff and more than $400,000 worth of equipment needed for… Read More →

Az Business honors winners of Healthcare Leadership Awards

Az Business magazine honored winners of the 2015 Healthcare Leadership Awards Thursday in front of a packed house at the Arizona Grand Resort. “The Healthcare Leadership Awards honor the women, men and institutions whose passion and innovation are saving lives, extending lives, and improving the quality of our lives,” said Cheryl Green, publisher for AZ… Read More →

Clinical trials change Arizona’s bioscience, business sectors

Last November, Arizona voters resoundingly passed Prop. 303 making it legal in Arizona for companies and physicians to provide terminally ill patients the “right to try” investigational drugs or therapies outside an FDA approved clinical trial.    While it sounded good in the short description provided to voters, in reality, it is unlikely to provide… Read More →

Az Business names Healthcare Leadership Awards finalists

Each year, AZ Business magazine hosts the Healthcare Leadership Awards to honor the women, men and institutions that bring excellence and innovation to Arizona’s healthcare sector. Az Business is proud to announce the 2015 Healthcare Leadership Awards finalists, who were chosen by a panel of industry experts and will be recognized at the Healthcare Leadership… Read More →

Valley Leadership honors Man & Woman of the Year

Valley Leadership announced Tommy Espinoza and Judy Shannon as the organization’s 2014 Man & Woman of the Year. The pair will be honored for their long-term contributions and commitment to our community at the 66th Annual Man & Woman of the Year awards luncheon in March 2015. A native of Phoenix, Espinoza has demonstrated long-term,… Read More →

St. Joseph’s and Barrow’s add new board members

The Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Foundation recently elected two new members for Fiscal Year 2015. The new board members are: Barry Berman, of Scottsdale, graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor’s in business administration, a major in finance and a minor in accounting. He began his career as an equity trader… Read More →