Dr. Dion Macomson

Dion Macomson, MD



Dion Macomson, MD, wins MCG Exemplary Teaching Award 2019/2020! 

Congrats to Dr. Macomson!

Dr. John Vender

John Vender, MD

 


Receives the Intramural Grant Program Award for his project "Remote Ischemic Conditioning in Traumatic Brain Injury". 

Congrats Dr. Vender!!

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1st annual What's New in Neurosurgery and Neurology meeting

 


1st annual What's New in Neurosurgery and Neurology meeting rescheduled for October 9, 2021.

-Learn about current best practices and advances in neurosurgery and neurology

-Free CME program featuring many distinguished speakers

-Opportunities to exhibit, advertise, and provide workshop support

 

Dr. Dion Macomson

Dion Macomson, MD

 


is appointed AOA Co-Councilor, effective January 1, 2021.

Dr. Kumar Vaibhav

Kumar Vaibhav, PhD

 


receives the 2020 AURI Research Award for Emerging Scientist!

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Dion Macomson, MD

 


wins MCG Exemplary Teaching Award 2018/2019! 

Congrats to Dr. Macomson!

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Kris Dhandapani, PHD,

 


wins the TGS Distinguished Research Award for 2019-2020!  Nominations for this award were solicited from all TGS faculty, and the award was voted on by members of the Graduate Council. 

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Todd A. Maugans, MD

 


Todd A. Maugans, MD, pediatric neurosurgery, joins the Department of Neurosurgery.
Dr. Todd Maugans comes to us from the University of Central Florida College of Medicine where he has served as the Chairman for Neurosurgery Education, Professor of Neurosurgery, and as the Chief of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Division. He attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine.

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Martin J. Rutkowski, MD

 


Martin J. Rutkowski, MD, skull base complex cranial surgery, joins the Department of Neurosurgery.
Dr. Martin Rutkowski comes to us from the University of Southern California. He is a post-doctoral fellow of UCSF's Neuro-Oncology Laboratory of Manish Aghi, MD, PhD., where he studied pituitary adenoma pathogenesis.  He was a research fellow at UCSF Neuro-Oncology Labratory of Andrew Parsa, MD, PhD, where he studied innate immune-mediated mechanisms of glioblastoma pathogenesis. He attended medical school at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and did his residency at UCSF.

Dr. Nathan Todnem

Resident Nathan Todnem, MD 

 


PGY-7 Resident Nathan Todnem, MD  wins the award for Best Resident Presentation at the Fall Georgia Neurosurgical Society meeting in Lake Oconee, GA, December 2018.  Dr. Todnem was also a (top 10) finalist for Resident of the Year 2018-2019, competing with 535 residents at Augusta Univeristy! 

Well done, Dr. Todnem!

Dr. Alexander Post

Alexander Post, MD

 


Alexander Post, MD joins the Department of Neurosurgery.
Dr. Dhandapani

Krishnan C. Dhandapani, PhD

 



• Scientific reviewer, Paralyzed  Veterans of America, 2017-18
• Scientific reviewer, Department of Defense – CDMRP Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine study section, scientific reviewer, 2017
• Scientific reviewer, Department of Defense – CDMRP-Vision Research Program; Technology/
Therapeutic – Device Development study section, scientific reviewer, 2018
• Scientific reviewer, Department of Defense/CDMRP – Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine 
Research Program. Ocular Trauma study section, scientific reviewer, 2018
Dr. Sergei Kirov

Sergei A. Kirov, PhD

 



NIH Special Emphasis Panel “Acute Brain Injury and Recovery” 2018/01 ZRG1 BDCN-Y (02) M, October 2017
• NIH ZRG1 F03A (20), Fellowships: Neurodevelopment, Synaptic Plasticity, Neurodegeneration Study Section,  Oct 2017, March 2018, and June 2018       
Discussion Leader/Session Co-Chair.  “Session 5: Spreading Depolarization”. The 14th International Conference on Acute Neurovascular Event after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage – Vasospasm 2017, Huntington Beach, CA, October 2017
Co-Chair at 2018/08 ZMH1 ERB-C (08). NIH BRAIN Initiative Review Panel: Tools to Facilitate High-Throughput Microconnectivity Analysis, June 2018

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