Department of Neurology Awards

Institutional Awards

2013: The University of Toledo awarded Dr. Gretchen Tietjen the title of Distinguished University Professor

2013: The University of Toledo awarded Dr. Krishe Menezes the Junior Award for Teaching

2013: The Arnold P. Gold Foundation presented Dr. Imran Ali with the Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award for Faculty

2011: The University of Toledo awarded Dr. Gretchen Tietjen the Outstanding Faculty Research Award

2010: The University of Toledo inducted Dr. Gretchen Tietjen into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

2010: The University of Toledo awarded Dr. Imran Ali the Dean's Award for Excellence in Education for his dedicated contributions

2009: The University of Toledo selected Dr. Lawrence Elmer as the recipient of the Faculty Club Service Award for his dedication and exceptional service to the University of Toledo

2009: The Arnold P. Gold Foundation presented Dr. Selena Nicholas-Bublick with the Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award

2004: The Medical University of Ohio selected Dr. Gretchen Tietjen as the recipient of the 2004 Faculty Club Service Award for her dedication and exceptional service to the Medical University of Ohio

2003: The Arnold P. Gold Foundation presented Dr. Lawrence Elmer with the Leonard Tow 2003 Humanism in Medicine Award in recognition of exemplary compassion, competence, and respect in the delivery of care

The Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence went to Dr. Noor Pirzada in 1998, Dr. Gretchen Tietjen in 2001, Dr. Lawrence Elmer in 2003, Dr. Imran Ali in 2004 and Dr. Vicki Ramsey-Williams in 2011

The Golden Apple Award, determined by vote of the medical students, has been awarded to Dr. Imran Ali (2005,2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015), Dr. Lawrence Elmer (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2014) and Dr. Noor Pirzada (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)

International Awards

2011: Dr. Gretchen Tietjen has been awarded the international award "Hardold G. Wolff Lecture Award for Headache Research"

2010: The American Heart Association Journal Stroke selected Dr. Gretchen Tietjen to receive the Stroke Innovation Research Award at the International Stroke Meeting

National Awards

2015: Dr. Lawrence Elmer was awarded with the Leonard T. Humanism in Medicine Award

The Best Doctors in America recognition has been given to Dr. Gretchen Tietjen (1996-2014), Dr. Imran Ali (2007-2014), Dr. Lawrence Elmer (2001-2014), Dr. Boyd Koffman (2009-2012), and Dr. Noor Pirzada (1998-2014)

2005-2013: The American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines Program Performance Award was given to the University of Toledo Medical Center Stroke Center for excellence in stroke care

2013: American Heart Association Target Stroke Honor Roll

2010: The American Academy of Neurology presented Dr. Noor Pirzada with the Consortium of Neurology Program Directors Recognition Award

2010: The American Headache Society Women's Issues section award Dr. Gretchen Tietjen the Pink Brain Award for her research in migraine

2009: The American Academy of Neurology welcomed Dr. Imran Ali into their distinguished group of members as a Fellow, with privileges in good standing since 1996

2008: The American Headache Society awarded Dr. Gretchen Tietjen the Seymour Solomon Presidential Lecture Award

2007: Dr. Imran Ali was awarded with the Leonard P. Tow Humanism in Medicine Award

2005: The American Academy of Neurology has recognized Dr. Imran Ali for his excellence in neurologic education and added him to the National Honor Role of Neurology Teachers

2005: The Mayo Foundation awarded Dr. Noor Pirzada with the Visiting Professor of Neurology Education Award

2004: The National Multiple Sclerosis Society presented Dr. Boyd Koffman with the 2004 Outstanding Professional Award

2002: The American Academy of Neurology has recognized Dr. Noor Pirzada for his excellence in neurology education and added him to the National Honor Role of Neurology Teachers

2001: The Association of University Professors of Neurology Award for outstanding success in encouraging students to elect careers in Neurology went to the Department of Neurology at MUO

Resident Awards

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award

2015: Charenya Anandan, MD, Christopher Hassett, MD and Hisham Salahuddin, MD

2014: Sheikh Ahmad, MD and Jaysingh Singh, MD

2013: Sheikh Ahmad, MD and Nabeel Herial, MD

2012: Nabeel Herial, MD

2010: Fouzia Siddiqui, MD

2009: Selena Nicholas-Bublick, MD and Shan E Abbas, MD

2008: Elysia James, MD

2007: Anand Gundappa, MD

2006: Neeraj Kaplish, MD

Outstanding Resident Award

2015: Jaysingh Singh, MD

2014: Jaysingh Singh, MD

Resident Excellence in Teaching Award

1999: Rima Dafer, MD

Outstanding Neurology Attending Physician, given by Neurology Residents

2013-2014 Dr. Mouhammad Jumaa
2012-2013 Dr. Noor Pirzada
2011-2012 Dr. Krishe Menezes
2010-2011 Dr. Hongyan Li
2009-2010 Dr. Boyd Koffman
2008-2009 Dr. Noor Pirzada
2007-2008 Dr. Faizan Hafeez
2006-2007 Dr. Faizan Hafeez
2005-2006 Dr. Boyd Koffman
2004-2005 Dr. Imran Ali
2002-2003 Dr. Noor Pirzada
2001-2002 Dr. Boyd Koffman
Last Updated: 6/26/15