Department of Neurology History
Neurology first described in the OHSU catalogue (then called the University of Oregon Medical School), taught in the Department of Nervous Diseases.
Dr. W.E. Allen teaches neurology anatomy.
Dr. Merl Margason teaches new neurological clinic.
Robert S. Dow, MD, joins neurology and anatomy.
Roy L. Swank, MD, PhD, recruited to establish and lead the Division of Neurology in the Department of Medicine. There are eight (8) members of the staff.
First resident and fellow join department.
Neurology given full department status.Frank M. Yatsu, MD, becomes first Chair of the Department of Neurology.
John P. Hammerstad, MD, becomes Acting Chair of Department of Neurology.
Earl A. Zimmerman, MD, becomes Chair of the Department of Neurology.
Dennis N. Bourdette, M.D., serves as Interim Chair and appointed Roy and Eulalia Swank Family Research Professor.
Dennis N. Bourdette, M.D., appointed Chair of Department of Neurology.Currently there are 54 full time faculty members of the department.