Women In Neurosurgery 30th Anniversary Gala Honoring Karin M. Muraszko and Shelly D. Timmons

Saturday, April 25 | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm |

Moderator(s): Ellen L. Air, MD, PhD, FAANS; Sharona Ben-Haim, MD; Ann M. Parr, MD, PhD, FAANS; Sarah I. Woodrow, MD, FAANS

Fee: $250

During the 30th anniversary of Women in Neurosurgery (WINS), help to continue the mission of educating, inspiring and encouraging women neurosurgeons with a night of cocktails, delicious Boston cuisine and time with colleagues in a gorgeous setting. Speakers pay tribute to Karin M. Muraszko, MD, FAANS, and Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, FAANS, followed by a presentation from keynote speaker and former CNN correspondent Candy Crowley. Attend to honor guests Drs. Muraszko and Timmons, participate in a silent auction benefiting the Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation in their names and browse WINS merchandise at the Westin Boston Waterfront hotel.

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm


7:01 pm - 7:29 pm


7:30 pm - 7:44 pm

Welcome and Importance of Event - Debut of WINS Historical Film

Edie E. Zusman, MD, FAANS

7:45 pm - 7:59 pm

Tribute to Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS

Russell A. Carter, MD

8:15 pm - 8:29 pm

Auction and Donations

8:30 pm - 8:59 pm

Keynote Speaker

Candy Crowley

Candy Crowley is an award-winning journalist and one of the smartest and most astute observers of politics of our time. She served as CNN’s chief political correspondent and the host of its Sunday morning talk show State of the Union with Candy Crowley and has covered presidential, congressional and gubernatorial elections and major legislative developments on Capitol Hill for more than two decades. In 2012, she became the first woman to moderate a presidential debate in two decades when she led the general election debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. Since becoming the anchor of her own weekly news and public affairs program, Ms. Crowley has also interviewed the top political newsmakers including: Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Ms. Crowley has won several awards for her incredible work, including a 2003 Emmy Award.

9:00 pm - 9:04 pm

Closing Remarks

Edie E. Zusman, MD, FAANS

9:05 pm - 9:30 pm

Group Photo - Dinner Concludes