Department News

Dr. Bruce Geryk in New York for PGY-5 Elective Rotation

July 19, 2012 -- Bruce Geryk, MD, works at ABC News medical desk in New York for a month on an elective rotation during his PGY-5 year.

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UNC Neurosurgery Welcomes Dr. Ketan R. Bulsara

July 5, 2012 -- UNC was proud to welcome Dr. Ketan R. Bulsara as visiting professor in vascular neurosurgery on June 20.

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UNC Neurosurgery Welcomes Dr. Lawton To First Noah K. Duncan Neurovascular Imaging Fund Lectureship

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.

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Neurosurgery OR Team Featured on UNC Health Care's YouTube Site

Neurosurgery OR Team Featured on UNC Health Care's YouTube Site

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.

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UNC Hospitals Rated Tops in the Nation!

June 6, 2012 -- UNC Pediatric Neurology/Neurosurgery Joins 9 Other UNC Service Lines in US News & World Report Top 50 for Children's Hospitals

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Ependymoma Awareness Day

Ependymoma Awareness Day

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.

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Neurosurgery Goes Mobile!

Neurosurgery Goes Mobile!

May 28, 2012 -- The Department of Neurosurgery now has a web site designed specifically for mobile devices.

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Hadar Scheduled to Present PM&R Grand Rounds

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.

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Bhowmick Slated for Faculty Appointment

Bhowmick Slated for Faculty Appointment

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.

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Orning Recognized with UNC Plus People Award

Orning Recognized with UNC Plus People Award

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.

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Wilkins Joins Faculty

Wilkins Joins Faculty

January 3, 2012 -- The Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to welcome Dr. Robert Wilkins as the new Director of Academics.

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Neurosurgery Serves Dinner to SECU Residents

Neurosurgery Serves Dinner to SECU Residents

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.

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Imaging and Spine Center Provides Streamlined Patient Access

October 17, 2011 -- UNC Health Care announces enhanced patient access and referring physician services at the Imaging and Spine Center.

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UNC Professor Celebrates Aunt's Nobel Prize

UNC Professor Celebrates Aunt's Nobel Prize

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.

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Brain Surgery Patient is Big Hit at UNC-W

October 7, 2011 -- Eleven-year-old Zion Kinlaw celebrated the first anniversary of his brain surgery with the UNC-Wilmington baseball team.

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Bullitt Achievement Award Presented to Steenland

Bullitt Achievement Award Presented to Steenland

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.

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Hadar Named Teacher of the Year

Hadar Named Teacher of the Year

September 18, 2011 -- This year’s Department of Neurosurgery Teacher of the Year Award was presented to Dr. Eldad J. Hadar.

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OR Nurses Recognized for Outstanding Teamwork

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."

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UNC Health Care Welcomes Sasaki-Adams

September 1, 2011 -- The Department of Neurosurgery welcomes its newest faculty member: Dr. Deanna Sasaki-Adams.

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Sasaki-Adams Joins Faculty

Sasaki-Adams Joins Faculty

August 31, 2011 -- The Department of Neurosurgery welcomes Dr. Deanna Sasaki-Adams.

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The Cary News: "Moment of the Year"

June 15, 2011 -- The Cary News named as a noteworthy "moment" the return of Craig Mitchell to high school baseball on March 9th.

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