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June 2003 Issue

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Warnick Elected Secretary-Treasurer of AANS/CNS Section on Tumors

Published June 2003

Ronald Warnick, MD, director of Surgical Neuro-Oncology and professor of neurosurgery and radiation oncology at the UC College of Medicine, was named Secretary-Treasurer of the Section on Tumors of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). Dr. Warnick, a neurosurgeon at the Mayfield Clinic & Spine Institute, will serve in this position for two years and will become chairman of the AANS/CNS Section on Tumors in 2005.

Members of the Section on Tumors perform a wide range of activities relating to education, research and the coordination of neuro-oncology programs for the AANS and CNS. The Section on Tumors includes 1,630 neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists and other health-care professionals who specialize in the care of patients with brain tumors.

Dr. Warnick graduated from the Lakeside School in Seattle in 1974 and from Amherst College in 1978. He received his MD with honors from the University of Rochester in 1982. He completed his internship in general surgery (1982-1983) and his residency in neurosurgery (1983-1989) at New York University. Dr. Warnick trained with a fellowship in neuro-oncology at the University of California, San Francisco, from 1989-1991.

For his work in gene therapy of the brain, Dr. Warnick received the National Brain Tumor Foundation Award for Excellence in Clinical Research and the AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Mahaley Clinical Research Award.

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