Category Archives: Health

Faces of Neurosurgery: A Marathon of a Different Kind

Tyler Martin Schmidt, DO (left) Neurosurgical Resident at University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, NY Gabrielle Santangelo (right) Medical Student at University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, NY Dr. Uzma Samadani’s initial reaction was not to operate. Lupe Galeno-Rodreguez was … Continue reading

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The Rush to Limit Opioid Prescribing

Christopher J. Winfree, MD, FAANS Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University New York, NY Ever since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in 2010, there has been increased attention paid to the use of opioids to treat chronic pain … Continue reading

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DoD/VA Lead the Way in the Opioid Crisis

Christopher Spevak, MD, MPH, JD (left) Chair of the DoD/VA Opioid Clinical Practice Guideline Medical officer at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center where he directs the National Capital Region Opioid Safety Program Bethesda, MD Randy Bell, MD, FAANS, MC, … Continue reading

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