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Department of Neurology


News and Announcements

2021 Golden Apple Award Winners Announced

The annual Golden Apple Awards recognize outstanding service and teaching by Drexel University College of Medicine faculty and professional staff. Each class of medical students nominate faculty and professional staff for the honor and vote to determine the award winners. Read more.

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors 2019 Faculty Named Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors™ for 2019

Congratulations to Drs. Karen S. Carvalho* (Child Neurology), Agustin Legido* (Child Neurology) and Joseph J. Melvin* (Child Neurology) who were named "Top Doctors" in Philadelphia magazine's annual list of the region's best physicians. (May 6, 2019)
*This physician is a non-compensated member of the teaching faculty of Drexel University College of Medicine.

G. Peter Gliebus, MD, Named Chair of Neurology

G. Peter Gliebus, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Neurology. Dr. Gliebus joined the College of Medicine in 2015 and has served with distinction as interim chair since March 2017. He is an associate professor of neurology and program director for the Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship.

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In the Media

January 7, 2020: Jill M. Giordano Farmer, DO, MPH, an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology, was featured in a NeurologyLive panel discussion video about managing Parkinson's disease.

February 21, 2018: G. Peter Gliebus, MD, interim chair and assistant professor of neurology, was quoted in a story about a new gait test that can be used to diagnose a certain type of dementia.

April 10, 2017: G. Peter Gliebus, MD, interim chair of neurology authored an opinion piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer about how finding a cure for Alzheimer's will require the public's participation in clinical trials.

January/February 2017: Jill M. Giordano Farmer, DO, MPH, assistant professor of neurology, authored an article about risk factors for Parkinson's disease in Practical Neurology.

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G. Peter Gliebus, MD

G. Peter Gliebus, MD
Academic Chair