Clinical Neuroscience Administrative Center (CNC)

Our Mission

Providing professional administrative services to enhance success and excellence in the clinical neuroscience departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, and Rehabilitation Medicine.

Our Vision Mayo Building

Partnering to advance the clinical neurosciences by achieving:

  • Administrative Excellence: As business partners, CNC leads the Medical School in best practices, efficiency, innovation, collaboration, and outcomes in support of our departments.
  • Service Excellence: CNC’s first priority is service to our customers.  We are champions for the clinical neurosciences.
  • Employee Excellence: CNC fosters a climate of respect, diversity, curiosity and team-based professionalism.  We are connected to our mission and vision.  We have the resources needed to be successful in our work, have opportunities for growth, and celebrate our achievements.  We have fun and balance work with life.

Departments We Support:

 Department of Neurology

Jerrold L. VitekJerrold L. Vitek, M.D., Ph.D. 
Department Head

Department of Neurosurgery

Department Head Clark ChenClark Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Department Head


Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Dennis D. Dykstra, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.A.Dennis D. Dykstra, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.A. 
Department Head


Department of Psychiatry

picture of department head Sophia Vinogradov, MDSophia Vinogradov, M.D.
Department Head