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Good News for the Week

March 1, 2013 -- Comprehensive Stroke Certification Celebration; Dr. Wu Presents at Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative; Dr. Wu Gives Talk at Molecular Med Tri-CON in San Francisco; Dr. Elton on Outreach Visit with Raleigh Pediatric Associates; Mary Jane Kagarise Back on Neurosurgery Team

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February 22, 2013 -- Oermann and Dr. Ewend's Manuscript to be Published; Dr. Bullitt Publishes 4 Papers in Last Year; Dr. Orning Accepts Fellowship at University of Illinois; Dr. Ewend Presented at AORN; Teaching Conferences Next Week

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February 15, 2013 -- 51 Inpatient Transfers in January for Neurosurgery; Neurosurgery Receives Excellent Teaching Evaluation; Teaching Conferences Next Week

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February 8, 2013 -- Two-day Course on 360° Advanced Operative Techniques, April 20-21

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February 1, 2013 -- Infection Rates Decreased; Neurosurgery Team Visits Middle School; Dr. Elton Making Great Strides; First Surgical Skills Lab Training Session

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January 25, 2013 -- Dr. Dan Barrow Visits UNC Neurosurgery; UNC Hospitals Receives Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers; Nurse Emily Ryan Promoted; Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Update

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January 21, 2013 -- Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Grand Opening of Surgical Skills Lab

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January 13, 2013 -- Dr. Scott Elton Officially Joins Neurosurgery Team as of January 1; Neurosurgery Receives Excellent Evaluation:

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December 14, 2012 -- Meaningful Use Requirements Being Met; Department Publishes First Newsletter; Match 2013 Interviews Completed; Two of our Neurosurgeons Listed in “The Best Doctors in America 2013”; Dr. Elton Credentialed

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December 3, 2012 -- Robotic Surgery Simulator Purchased for New State-of-the-art Laboratory; Dr. David Reardon Lectures at UNC Neurosurgery Conference

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November 9, 2012 -- Amber Wilson Passed Certified Neurosciences Registered Nurse Exam; Pinehurst's Dr. Carson Performs Surgery at Chapel Hill; Successful 2nd Week of Resident Applicant Interviews

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November 5, 2012 -- N²QOD; Jennifer Wiles Joins the Department of Neurosurgery

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October 26, 2012 -- Dr. Eldad J. Hadar Named Vice Chair of Neurosurgery; The Search for Our Match 2013 Begins; New Name for Our Pinehurst Location

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October 19, 2012 -- Dr. Daniel L. Barrow, Visiting Professor in Neurovascular Sciences; Dr. Eldad J. Hadar Gives Presentation for AORN; UNC Neurosurgery Outreach Visit To FirstHealth Radiation Oncology; Carolina Cares, Carolina Shares

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October 10, 2012 -- New Options for Patients with Brain Tumors; Increasing the Magnetic Pull of the Spine Center; ACC O-Arm; Visit to the North Carolina Eye Bank

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September 28, 2012 -- BCBS Blue Distinction Award for Spine; O-arm® Surgical Imaging System; Stryker Navigation System

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Dr. Scott W. Elton Accepts Leadership of Pediatric Neurosurgery

September 7, 2012 -- Dr. Scott Elton will join the UNC Department of Neurosurgery on December 31, 2012 to Lead the Pediatric Practice.

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Dr. Jing Wu Presents at ECU’s Cancer Conference

Dr. Jing Wu Presents at ECU’s Cancer Conference

August 29, 2012 -- The UNC Department of Neurosurgery’s Dr. Jing Wu presented to the Hem/Onc Grand Rounds at The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC on August 29.

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Dr. Jing Wu Presents at Wilson Medical Center’s Cancer Conference

Dr. Jing Wu Presents at Wilson Medical Center’s Cancer Conference

August 23, 2012 -- Jing Wu, MD, PhD, Co-Director of the UNC Brain Tumor Program, delivered a presentation on “Malignant Glioma: Standard Treatment and Beyond” at Wilson Medical Center’s Cancer Conference on August 23.

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