Dr. Rowe’s Studies
Before founding the Rowe Neurological Institute (RNI) in 1982, Dr. Vernon Rowe earned his BS and MD degrees at Duke University. He served his internship at Harborview Hospital in Seattle and obtained his neurology residency training at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore.
Rowe then served as a research associate at the National Institutes of Health in developmental neurobiology. Rowe next joined the faculty at the University of Kansas Medical School in the Department of Neurology as an associate professor.
At Kansas University he taught and mentored medical students and residents, and carried out research on neuron-target interactions, funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Veterans Administration, and the March of Dimes Foundation.
From student to professor, Dr. Rowe has over 30 years of experience as an educator
2003 – Present Adjunct Professor, Dept of Neurology Univ of Kansas Med. Ctr., Kansas City, KS.
2003 – Present Supervises mini-fellowship program in Sleep Medicine for the Department of Psychiatry, University of Kansas Medical Center
1994 – present Member and series presenter of the Neurosurgery Case Management Conferences at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
2003 – 2009 Taught “Introduction to Sleep Medicine” for residents in the Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center
1982-1989 Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology, Univ. of Kansas Med. Ctr., Kansas City, KS
1978 – 1982 Conceived and directed the Neurology portion of “Introduction to Clinical Medicine Course” (compulsory) for second year students. Began computer-assisted instruction for use in undergraduate Neurology teaching. Ran monthly tutorial sections for above course. Directed examinations for students taking Neurology elective.
1977-1982 Assistant, then Associate Professor, NeurologyUniv. of Kansas Med. Ctr., Kansas City, KS
1977-1979 Staff Neurologist, Kansas City V.A. Med. Ctr., Kansas City, MO.