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Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, FAANS, FAHA (left) Vice-Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Geisinger Wilkes Barre, PA Catherine Jeakle Hill (right) Senior Manager for Regulatory Affairs, Washington Office American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Congress of Neurological Surgeons … Continue reading
By General Peter Chiarelli (Ret.) Chief Executive Officer, One Mind Scientific chaos seems to rule in the world of concussions and traumatic brain injury (TBI). This may come as a surprise given the high profile concussions have been given recently. … Continue reading
Guest Post From Julie G. Pilitsis, MD, PhD Chair of the AANS/CNS Section on Pain Albany, New York Last week, the AANS and CNS issued a position statement on Hydrocodone Prescribing Policy, which was developed by the AANS/CNS Section on … Continue reading