The department has consistently participated in the minority scholarship program established for medical students, by Aventis Pharmaceuticals, for promoting minority interest in the field of academic neurology, and conducted by the Academy of Neurology Education and Research Foundation Program.

The department also sponsors the SIGN (Student Interest Group in Neurology) program and has been able to attract Howard medical students into neurology residency training.

Clinical Service

The department runs an inpatient service, manages four outpatient ambulatory clinics, which includes the following:

  • The Pediatric neurology clinic,
  • Consultations in adult and child neurology

Clinical Procedures

The faculty conducts and interprets a number of clinical procedures that include:

  • EEG (electroencephalogram)
  • Video-EEG monitoring
  • EMG (electromyogram)
  • NCV (nerve conduction velocity)
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • TCD (transcranial Doppler)