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Previous Visiting Professors

2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 20062008 | 2009


2002:

James Ausman, MD, PhD
September 18, 2002 - "The future of cerebrovascular disease, diagnosis, and treatment"

William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor and Joseph J. Yager Chair
Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Utah
November 13, 2002 - "Trans-Facial Approaches to Skull Base & Intracellula"

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2003:

Neil A. Martin, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Neurological Surgery
Director, Neurosurgical Residency Program
Director, Cerebral Blood Flow Laboratory
UCLA School of Medicine
April 3, 2003 - "Vascular Reconstruction for Complex Aneurysms"

Keith Black, MD
Director, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute
Director of Neurosurgery
Ruth and Lawrence Harvey Chair in Neurosciences
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
August 20, 2003 - "Neural Stem Cell Treatment for Brain Tumors"

John A. Jane, Sr., MD, PhD, FRCS (C), FACS
David D. Weaver Professor of Neurosurgery
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
University of Virginia
April 25, 2003

Jane group
Dr. Jane (center); Clockwise from left: Dr. Ray Baule, PGY-5;
Dr. Sam Ghostine, PGY-1; Dr. Anthony Hadden, PGY-4;
Dr. Bob Shafa, PGY-2; Dr. Manuel Sacapano, PGY-3;
Dr. Santiago Figuereo, Chief Resident

Myron D. Ginsberg, MD
Peritz Scheinberg Professor of Neurology
University of Miami School of Medicine
Director, Cerebral Vascular Disease Research Center
December 3, 2003 - "Human Albumin Therapy for Neuroprotection in Stroke and Trauma: From Bench to Bedside"

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2004:

Gary K. Steinberg, MD, PhD
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
Bernard and Ronni Lacroute-William Randolph Hearst Professor of Neurosurgery and the Neurosciences
Stanford University
March 8, 2004 - "Advances in the Treatment of Deep and Complex Intracranial AVMs"

Steven L. Giannotta, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
April 14, 2004 - "Comprehensive Management of Acoustic Neuromas"

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2005:

Michael T. Lawton, MD
Director, Cerebrovascular Disorders Program
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Department of Neurosurgery
University of California, San Francisco
May 11, 2005 - "Thrombotic Aneurysms - Classification Scheme and Management Strategies"

Nelson Oyesiku, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Laboratory of Molecular Neurosurgery & Biotechnology
Emory University School of Medicine
August 10, 2005 - "Molecular Imaging & Targeting of Pituitary Tumors"

R. Loch Macdonald, MD, PhD
November 09, 2005 - "Evidence-based Management of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Current State and Future Prospects"

Mark Linskey, MD
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
University of California, Irvine
December 14, 2005

Linskey group
Dr. Mark Linskey (center); Clockwise from bottom left:
Dr. Sam Ghostine, PGY-4; Dr. Del Morsette, PGY-5;
Dr. Sean Armin, PGY-3; Dr. David Westra, PGY-2;
Dr. Jan Eckermann, PGY-2; Dr. Bob Shafa, Chief Resident.

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2006:

Robert F. Spetzler, MD
J.N. Harber Chairman of Neurosurgery
Barrow Neurological Institute
February 15, 2006 - "Surgical Management of Cavernous Malformations"


Dr. Robert Spetzler (center); From Left:
Dr. Bob Shafa, Chief Resident; Dr. Sam Ghostine, PGY-4,
Dr. Ali Murad, PGY-2; Dr. Thomas Lo, PGY-1;
Dr. David Westra, PGY-2; Dr. Kamal Woods, PGY-1;
Dr. Delmore Morsette, PGY-5; Dr. Sean Armin, PGY-3

 

Richard Winn, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
March 22, 2006 - "The Role of Adenosine in Cerebral Blood Flow Regulation"

Winn group
Dr. Richard Win (Center top);
Dr. Austin Colohan, Program Director & Chief (Center bottom);
From Left: Dr. Sean Armin, PGY-3; Dr. Delmore Morsette, PGY-5;
Dr. Jan Eckermann, PGY-2; Dr. David Westra, PGY-2

Martin H. Weiss, MD
Martin H. Weiss Chair
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Southern California
June 14, 2006 - "Evaluation and Management of Functional Pituitary Tumors"

Resident's with Dr. Martin Weiss
From left: Dr. Samer Ghostine, Dr. Sean Armin,
Dr. Bob Shafa, Dr. Martin Weiss, Dr. David Westra,
Dr. Delmore Morsette.

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2008:

Mario Zuccarello, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery
Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs
Director, Division of Cerebrovascular Surgery
University of Cincinnati
March 12, 2008 - "Skull Base Approaches to Brainstem Cavernomas"


From Left: Dr. Jan Eckermann, Dr. Justin Spooler, Dr. Sam Ghostine,
Dr. Thomas Lo, Dr. Mario Zuccarello, Dr. Robert Ayer,
Dr. Joffre Olaya, Dr. Ali Murad

Kim J. Burchiel, MD, FACS
John Raaf Professor & Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery
Oregon Health Sciences University
July 30, 2008 - "Rethinking Trigeminal Neuralgia"


From Left Standing: Dr. Thomas Lo, Dr. David Westra
Dr. Sean Armin, Dr. Justin Spooler, Dr. Robert Ayer
Dr. Kamal Woods, Dr. Ali Murad, Dr. Joffre Olaya
Seate: Dr. Kim Burchiel

Cargill H. Alleyne, Jr, MD
Chairman & Program Director
Department of Neurosurgery
Medical College of Georgia
November 19, 2008 - "Neurological Injury and Neuroprotection
in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage"


Back row from Left: Dr. Justin Spooler, Dr. Sean Armin,
Dr. Robert Ayer, Dr. Joffre Olaya, Dr. Kamal Woods,
Dr. Jan Eckermann. Front row from left: Dr. David Westra
Dr. Cargill Alleyne, Dr. Ali Murad

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2009:

J. Max Findlay, MD, PhD, FRCS (C)
Professor of Neurosurgery
Division Director & Residency Program Director
University of Alberta
February 4, 2009 - "Notes On: Carotid Revasularization
Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms, Critical Care of
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Vasospasm,
Fusiform Aneurysms of the Posterior Circulation, and
Medical Error"


From Left: Dr. Kamal Woods, Dr. Justin Spooler,
Dr. Sean Armin, Dr. Dare Adewumi, Dr. Max Findlay,
Dr. Robert Ayer, Dr. Jan Eckermann, Dr. David Westra,
Dr. Thomas Lo

John A. Jane, Sr, MD, PhD, FRCS (C), FACS
David D. Weaver Professor of Neurosurgery
Program Director,Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
April 29, 2009 - "Donald Matson and Pediatric Neurosurgery"


Back Row From Left: Dr. Jan Eckermann, Dr. Kamal Woods,
Dr. Dare Adewumi, Dr. Ali Murad, Dr. Joffre Olaya,
Dr. David Westra, Dr. Thomas Lo.
Seated From Left: Dr. Sean Armin, Dr. John Jane,
Dr. Justin Spooler

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