Educational Webinars and Online Lectures

Please join the Johns Hopkins Department of Neurology in our series of online webinars, research updates and lectures. Our virtual education events range a wide span of neurological topics and are appropriate for both clinicians and the general public. If you have any topic recommendations or questions about the events and/or the registration process, please email the Development Office at [email protected].

Neurology Grand Rounds

Neurology Grand Rounds are held every Thursday at 3:30 p.m. EST, and cover a variety of clinical, research and other topics presented by Johns Hopkins faculty and external speakers.

Past Events

Dr. Hoke speaking with host Kelly Ripken

A Woman's Journey: Walking on Pins and Needles

More than 20 million people in the U.S. are estimated to have some form of peripheral neuropathy, which can be caused by diabetes, chemotherapy and other health conditions and can result in motor, sensory and autonomic nerve damage. Neuromuscular expert Ahmet Hoke defines peripheral neuropathy and discusses ways to diagnose and treat it.

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Dr. Chris Earley presentation via Zoom

Altered Iron Regulation: A Potential Cause of Restless Leg Syndrome

In this webinar, Dr. Earley discusses potentialy Restless Leg Syndrome causes and recent research.

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Dr. McDonald in presentation via Zoom with a slide of a global map

Can Diet Therapy Improve Neurological Disease? A Panel Discussion

Our neurologists, Drs. Kossoff, Crevenka, McDonald and Schrek, share how their studies of how diet therapy, specifically modified ketogenic diets, can help patients with neurological diseases, such as epilepsy and brain tumors.

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Dr. Saylor presentation via Zoom with a slide of a global map

Global Neurology: Advancing Neurological Care Worldwide

Dr. Deanna Saylor shares her experiences developing neurological research, care, and training in Zambia, Africa.

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Dr. Saidha and Dr. Calabresi

Multiple Sclerosis, Myelitis and Myelopathies, and Neuromyelitis Optica Research Update

Drs. Pardo, Mowry, Calabresi, Saidha discuss updates to their research on these topics.

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Dr. Hayes speaking on research

Spotlight on Early Career ALS and Peripheral Neuropathy Investigators

Join Drs. Berth, Hayes, McCray as they discuss their research on ALS and Peripheral Neuropathy.

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Michelle Johansen, assistant professor of neurology

Johns Hopkins Medicine A Woman's Journey Executive Women's Briefing 2021

Dr. Michelle Johansen considers the causes of increasing cardiovascular disease in women between 40-60 years of age as she explores the relationship between the heart and the brain and how an underdiagnosed disease can contribute to stroke and compromised cognition.

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Drs. Pardo and Ziai on a Zoom call

COVID-19 neurological research and lessons learned

Dr. Norm Haughey discusses COVID-19 impacts to the department’s research program. Dr. Wendy Ziai shares observations of COVID-19 patients that have informed neurological clinical care and research, and Dr. Carlos Pardo reviews diagnostic findings in patients with COVID-19.

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Drs. Llinas and Probasco on a Zoom call

The impact of COVID-19 on the Department of Neurology’s clinical care and medical education programs

Drs. Raf Llinas and John Probasco discuss the impact of COVID-19 on care delivery for neurology patients during the pandemic and changes to residency and other neurology training programs.

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Dr. Dan Gold

Tele-(Dizzy) Medicine

Dr. Dan Gold and other experts in dizziness discuss how to use eye movements to diagnose patients with vestibular disorders

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Dr. Abhay Moghekar

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Research

Join Dr. Abhay Moghekar as he discusses his research on Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension.

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Drs. Mowry, Albert and Cervenka in a Zoom meeting

Neurological Wellness: How Healthy Habits Can Improve Your Brain

Drs. Marilyn Albert, Mackenzie Cervenka, and Ellen Mowry discuss their research into how lifestyle changes can improve symptoms related to dementia, epilepsy and multiple sclerosis.

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Drs. Michael Kornberg, Michelle Johansen and Ankur Butala

Neurology: Junior Faculty Spotlight

Webinar showcasing young faculty, including Drs. Ankur Butala, Michelle Johansen and Michael Kornberg, highlighting their research and the need for supporting young physician-scientists.

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Zoom call with Drs. Calabresi, Mowry, Pardo and McArthury

Research Update: Multiple Sclerosis, Myelitis and Myelopathies, and Neuromyelitis Optica

Research Update on these neurological disorders with Drs. Pavan Bhargava, Peter Calabresi, Kathryn Fitzgerald, Ellen Mowry, and Carlos Pardo.

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Dr. Alexander Pantelyat

Music as Medicine with Alexander Pantelyat, M.D.

Practitioners are integrating music with medicine to augment healing. Watch Dr. Alexander Pantelyat as he discusses music-based interventions for Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders.

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Dr. Rafael Llinas

Medical Training in the Millennial and COVID Era

Join Dr. Rafael Llinas and Chief Resident Karissa Arthur as they discuss how they are preparing young physicians to navigate new patient expectations, the COVID-19 pandemic and telemedicine, all while providing the highest possible level of medical education and training.

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Dr. Elizabeth Marsh

Sex Differences: Improving Stroke Recovery in Women

Associate Professor of Neurology Elizabeth Marsh, MD discusses some of the key differences between men and women with respect to stroke and the importance of individualizing stroke prevention strategies and recovery programs to improve long-term outcomes.

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Zoom call on Sleep Health and Wellness during COVID-19

Delivering Sleep Health, Wellness and Medical Education in the Era of Covid-19

Charlene Gamaldo, M.D., and Rachel Salas, M.D., discuss the importance of sleep, especially in the current COVID-19 climate. Learn about the culprits of disturbed sleep, signs and symptoms of common sleep disorders and new strategies you can employ now to improve your sleep.

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Zoom call about MS, ALS, and Parkinson's disease.

Conversations That Matter: New Facts About The Brain - MS, ALS & Parkinson’s Disease

Learn about risk factors, early warning signs, diagnosis and new emerging treatments from three neurologists, each conducting research in MS, ALS & Parkinson’s Disease.

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