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Plenary Session III

Wednesday, May 2 - 9:35 am - 1:00 pm

Moderator(s): Gerald A. Grant, MD, FAANS; Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, FAANS

10:52 am - 11:21 am

Richard C. Schneider Lecture - Panelist

Michael M. Haglund, MD, PhD, FAANS



Michael M. Haglund MD, PhD, FAANS, holds the endowed chair as the Distinguished Duke Surgery Professor of Neurosurgery and Professor of Neurobiology, Global Health, and Orthopedic Surgery at Duke University. Dr. Haglund’s academic interests focus on global health and the cortical organization of language and mapping eloquent cortical regions during awake brain surgery for intractable epilepsy. His clinical practice also specializes in the treatment of cervical spine disease and he has performed over 5,000 cervical spine procedures.

He has published over 100 peer reviewed publications, 21 book chapters and edited the volume in Neurosurgery Clinics on Functional Imaging. During the last two years his global neurosurgery group has published over 50 manuscripts. Dr. Haglund has received numerous awards for his teaching and humanitarian work.