3 spine, neurosurgeons receiving honors — July

Written by Alan Condon | August 07, 2019 | Print  |

Here are three spine and neurosurgeons honors that received honors or awards in the past month.

Jeremy Greenlee, MD, of the department of neurosurgery at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, won the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. The PECASE is the highest honor awarded by the U.S. government for scientists at the start of their research careers.

Coral Terrace, Fla.-based Nicklaus Children's Hospital honored the late Sanjiv Bhatia, MD, by naming a local street "Dr. Sanjiv Bhatia Way." Dr. Bhatia served as chief of the department of surgery and medical director of the operating room at NCH, as well as being a professor of clinical neurosurgery and pediatrics at Miami Leonard M. School of Medicine.

Howard Colman, MD, PhD, professor of neurosurgery at University of Utah in Salt Lake City was named one of the 2019 Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs. Twelve chairs in various specialties were made possible by a $22.5 million gift from the Huntsman family. Dr. Colman will receive funding to enhance knowledge and advance care in his field of neurosurgery.

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