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Scientific Session I: Tumor

Monday, April 30 | 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Moderator(s): Randy Lynn Jensen, MD, PhD, FAANS; Pamela Stuart Jones, MD, MPH

2:00 pm - 2:04 pm

Introduction of the Ronald L. Bittner Lecture

Steven N. Kalkanis, MD, FAANS

2:05 pm - 2:39 pm

Ronald L. Bittner Lecture: Historical and Future Perspectives in Brain Tumor Therapy - Through the Surgeon’s and Patient’s Eyes

Mark L. Rosenblum, MD, FAANS(L)



Mark L. Rosenblum, MD, FAANS(L), is currently chairman emeritus of the department of neurosurgery in the Henry Ford Health System (HFHS). He has received many awards for his research and clinical work, including the first Charles B. Wilson Award from the AANS and CNS for life-long contributions to neuro-oncology. He has published seven books, 240 articles and chapters, trained 63 neurosurgeons and raised $45 million in philanthropy for neuroscience.

Dr. Rosenblum has served on several hospital and industry boards. He is presently the chief medical advisor for a healthcare process improvement company, is a consultant for Navigant and is an adjunct professor in the department of health management and policy in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. He has particular interest in the value of integrated specialty care, including the development of centers and institutes, and developing innovative delivery processes “through the eyes of the patient.”

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Beverage Break in the AANS Exhibit Hall and Learning Center