July 16, 2012
July 5, 2012 -- UNC was proud to welcome Dr. Ketan R. Bulsara as visiting professor in vascular neurosurgery on June 20.
June 16, 2012
June 15, 2012 -- Dr. Michael T. Lawton from University of California, San Francisco gave the first Noah K. Duncan Visiting Lecture in Neurovascular Disease on June 13.
June 19, 2012 -- Footage of Dr. Matthew Ewend and the Neurosurgery team conducting "Time Out" in the OR is featured on the UNC Health Care YouTube site.
June 6, 2012 -- UNC Pediatric Neurology/Neurosurgery Joins 9 Other UNC Service Lines in US News & World Report Top 50 for Children's Hospitals
June 4, 2012 -- Jing Wu, MD, PhD, of the UNC Neuro-oncology program, successfully lobbied NC Governor Bev Perdue to declare April 19 Ependymoma Awareness Day.
May 28, 2012 -- The Department of Neurosurgery now has a web site designed specifically for mobile devices.
February 3, 2012 -- Eldad Hadar, MD, Associate Professor, UNC Neurosurgery, will speak on "Acute Surgical Management Following Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury" on February 8th, 2012, from 8:00-9:00AM in G100 Bondurant Hall.
January 27, 2012 -- UNC is pleased to welcome Dr. Deb A. Bhowmick as an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and member of the UNC Spine Center.
January 18, 2012 – Dr. Jennifer Orning, a neurosurgery resident, was awarded a Plus People Award for the Winter 2012 quarter. This honor is presented to UNC Health Care employees for their outstanding performance and service on the job.
January 3, 2012 -- The Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to welcome Dr. Robert Wilkins as the new Director of Academics.
December 22, 2011 -- Several representatives of the Neurosurgery Department provided a lasagna dinner with all of the fixings to the residents of the SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals on Wed., December 21st.
October 17, 2011 -- UNC Health Care announces enhanced patient access and referring physician services at the Imaging and Spine Center.
October 10, 2011 -- Dr. Estrada Bernard, professor emeritus and Chief of UNC's Division of Neurosurgery from 1997 through 2004, shared news that his aunt, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was among those awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2011.
October 7, 2011 -- Eleven-year-old Zion Kinlaw celebrated the first anniversary of his brain surgery with the UNC-Wilmington baseball team.
September 18, 2011 -- Dr. Peter Steenland was honored by the Department Education Committee as the second winner of the Elizabeth Bullitt Neurosurgery Resident Career Achievement Award.
September 18, 2011 -- The Department of Neurosurgery residents honored two of our nurses in the Children’s operating room, Stacy Lambert and Stacy Bishop, with the "Chief Resident Award - In Recognition of Outstanding Team Work in Neurosurgery."
September 18, 2011 -- This year’s Department of Neurosurgery Teacher of the Year Award was presented to Dr. Eldad J. Hadar.
September 1, 2011 -- The Department of Neurosurgery welcomes its newest faculty member: Dr. Deanna Sasaki-Adams.
August 31, 2011 -- The Department of Neurosurgery welcomes Dr. Deanna Sasaki-Adams.
June 15, 2011 -- The Cary News named as a noteworthy "moment" the return of Craig Mitchell to high school baseball on March 9th.
March 29, 2011 -- Craig Mitchell was told his baseball season was canceled when he underwent a 19-hour surgery for an acoustic neuroma last December.
March 29, 2011 -- Ten-year-old Zion Kinlaw made a big contribution in UNC's 3/26 win over Duke.