Department News

Dr. Peter A. Rasmussen presents at the Noah K. Duncan Visiting Professor Lectureship

Dr. Peter A. Rasmussen presents at the Noah K. Duncan Visiting Professor Lectureship

Peter A. Rasmussen, MD presented a talk on “Mobile Stroke Treatment Units: New System of Stroke Care” to over 40 attendees on January 27th, 2016, in the Bioinfomatics Building. Dr. Rasmussen is the Director of the Cerebrovascular Center at Cleveland Clinic, and Associate Professor at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. This special Grand Rounds presentation was made possible by the Noah K. Duncan Annual Lectureship fund.

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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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