Location: University of Michigan Neurosurgery, CVC Danto Auditorium, Level 2, 1425 Ann Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (Parking is available for $2 for up to 4 hours in the P5 parking structure attached to the CVC after 3 pm)
Expert Speaker: Dr. Cormac Maher, Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery, University of Michigan Health System
Topic: Chiari Research Update: What we don't know (but really should know) about Chiari Malformation
About Dr. Maher: Dr. Maher is a graduate of Georgetown University, where he obtained a Doctorate of Medicine and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his surgical internship and neurosurgical residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Soon thereafter, he moved to Boston, Massachusetts for dedicated training in pediatric neurosurgery under the direction of R. Michael Scott, M.D. of Harvard University and Boston Children's Hospital. During his time in Boston, Dr. Maher served as the Shillito Staff Associate in the Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Children's Hospital Boston. After completion of his training at Boston Children's Hospital, Dr. Maher completed fellowship training in cerebrovascular neurosurgery under the direction of Arthur L. Day, M.D of the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard University.
Dr. Maher is an active clinician-investigator and has published over 130 scientific articles as well as book chapters on a wide variety of neurosurgical topics. His work has appeared in many medical journals including the Journal of Neurosurgery, Stroke, Neurosurgery, and Neurology. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group.
Dr. Maher is a diplomate of both the American Board of Neurological Surgery as well as the American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery. He is a member of the American Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is a director of the Accreditation Council for Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowships.