Karen L. Furie, (Brown '87, Brown MD '90) will join Brown as chair of the department of neurology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, effective Aug. 6, 2012. Dr. Furie will also serve as chief of neurology at Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital and Bradley Hospital, and as executive chief of neurology at Butler Hospital and the Providence VA Medical Center. Dr. Furie will also server as , effective Aug. 6, 2012. She will also join the Brown Institute for Brain Science.
“Dr. Furie is an outstanding physician and scientist,” said John Donoghue, a professor of neuroscience and engineering at Brown and director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science. “We are excited to welcome her to the Institute for Brain Science, where she will be a leader in the Institute's initiative in brain health, one of our three research focus areas.”