Staff

Staff Social Media Series – Pets

May 14, 2020

During these troubling times, the companionship of pets can be a source of great comfort and stress relief. This week, team members from the Department of Neurosurgery expressed appreciation for their furry (and not-so-furry) friends by sharing these photos with us. We hope they make you smile.  


Staff Social Media Series – Back to Nature

May 6, 2020

Trying to maintain social distancing guidelines can be difficult. Thankfully, Mother Nature is the one person you can still visit any time of the day! While working from home this week, team members from the Department of Neurosurgery decided to enjoy the outdoors together. If you get a chance to do the same, snap a […]



Happy Nurses Month!

May 6, 2020

Happy Nurses Month! On behalf of the Department of Neurosurgery, we thank all of the nurses at UT and beyond for your dedication and commitment. You inspire us all. Traditionally, Nurses Week is celebrated from May 6 -12, but this year the American Nurses Association has expanded the celebration to the month of May. Have […]



Staff Social Media Series – Team Coffee Break

April 22, 2020

Staff members from the Department of Neurosurgery are taking a team coffee break this week while working from home. Enjoy a beverage of your choice in solidarity with us! #stayhomesavelives


Dr. Garvin poses with well-wishers.

Dr. Garvin’s Farewell Party

January 29, 2020

Last week, the Department of Neurosurgery got a chance to wish Dr. Rachel Garvin farewell. Team members gathered together at Nicha’s to celebrate all the contributions she has made to our program and congratulate her as she begins the next chapter of her career. Best of luck, Dr. Garvin!



Neuro-Elf sitting by coffee maker.

Elfisode 7: Cool Beanz!

December 23, 2019

HEY! Busy elves need coffee breaks too! C’mon, people. Those toys aren’t going to make themselves.



Neuro Elf in a glass jar with blue ornaments.

Elfisode 6: Strictly Ornamental

December 20, 2019

“Forget your baubles, c’mon get happy…”  



Department of Neurosurgery team members wearing holiday themed sweaters.

Sweater Weather

December 19, 2019

Team members from the department recently had some fashionable holiday fun coordinating a cozy sweater soiree. Everyone looks so festive!



Neuro Elf climbs a Christmas tree. He's so close to the top!

Elfisode 5: Cutehanger

December 19, 2019

Is he climbing the tree or…just giving it a really big hug? We’re not sure, but his enthusiasm is infectious! Go, Neuro-Elf! Go!



An elf sits in a trophy.

Elfisode 4: Trophy Life

December 17, 2019

For all his unrepentant mischief-making, the Neuro-Elf still holds the #1 spot in our hearts this holiday season.