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AANS Mission Statement
The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) is the organization that speaks for
all of neurosurgery. The AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in
order to promote the highest quality of patient care.
2010-2011 LEADERSHIP
OFFICERS
President
James T. Rutka, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS
President-Elect
Paul C. McCormick, MD, MPH, FAANS,
FACS
Vice-President
Mitchel S. Berger, MD, FAANS, FACS
Secretary
William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD, FAANS
Treasurer
Robert E. Harbaugh, MD, FAANS, FACS
Immediate Past President
Troy M. Tippett, MD, FAANS, FACS
Directors-at-Large
Gary M. Bloomgarden, MD, FAANS, FACS
Ralph G. Dacey Jr., MD, FAANS
Timothy B. Mapstone, MD, FAANS
Gail L. Rosseau, MD, FAANS
Regional Directors
Fernando G. Diaz, MD, PhD, FAANS
Thomas L. Francavilla, MD, FAANS
Ezriel Edward Kornel, MD, FAANS
Lawrence M. Shuer, MD, FAANS
Historian
Samuel H. Greenblatt, MD, FAANS, FACS
Ex-Officio
William E. Bingaman Jr., MD, FAANS
Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD, FAANS, FACS
Alan R. Cohen, MD, FAANS, FACS
Murat Gunel, MD, FAANS
Alon Y. Mogilner, MD, PhD, FAANS
Mark C. Preul, MD
Ali R. Rezai, MD, FAANS
Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, FAANS
Edward Vates, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS
Christopher E. Wolfla, MD, FAANS
Liaisons
Christopher C. Getch, MD, FAANS
Blas Ezequiel Lopez Felix, MD, FAANS
Susan C. Pannullo, MD, FAANS
M. Christopher Wallace, MD, FAANS
Executive Director
Thomas A. Marshall
Deputy Executive Director
Ronald W. Engelbreit, CPA
Associate Executive Director—
Member Services
Kathleen T. Craig
Associate Executive Director—
Education & Meetings
Joni L. Shulman, MPH
Departments
Accounting
Development
Education
Governance
Information Services
Journal of Neurosurgery
Marketing
Meeting Services
Member and Public Outreach
Member Services
Washington Office
AANS Executive Office
5550 Meadowbrook Drive
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-3852
Phone: (847) 378-0500
Toll-free: (888) 566-AANS (2267)
Fax: (847) 378-0600
E-mail:
AANS VISION STATEMENT
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The American Association of Neurological Surgeons will
ensure that neurosurgeons are recognized as the preeminent
providers of quality care to patients with surgical disorders
that affect the nervous system.
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The American Association of Neurological Surgeons will work
to expand the scope of neurosurgical care as new technologies
and treatments of neurological disorders become available.
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The American Association of Neurological Surgeons will be
the organization speaking for neurosurgery through its
communications and interactions with the public, media,
government, medical communities, and third party payers.
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The American Association of Neurological Surgeons will be
its members’ principal resource for professional interaction,
practice information and education.
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The American Association of Neurological Surgeons will
promote and support appropriate clinical and basic science to
expand the scope of neurosurgical practice.
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