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It’s a No Brainer: Erin Mack Awarded First Outstanding Service Award

Erin with the chairman, Dr. Philip Stieg

Pediatrics administrative assistant Erin Mack was named the first-ever winner of the Neurosurgery Outstanding Service Award for her work at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center. Erin serves as the sole administrative assistant to our three pediatric neurosurgeons: Dr. Mark Souweidane, Dr.

Dr. Roger Härtl and Team Win Daedalus Fund Grant

Dr. Roger Härtl

The Weill Cornell Medicine Daedalus Fund for Innovation has awarded a two-year, $300,000 grant to Dr. Roger Härtl and his team for their proposal, “Total Disc Replacement Using Tissue Engineered Invertebral Discs in the Porcine Cervical Spine.” The award allows the team to advance its pioneering research into bio-engineered replacement discs that may one day relieve the pain of degenerative disc disease in humans without the risk of complications inherent in current fusion and total disc replacement surgery.

Dr. Lin Brings Critical Stroke Information to Chinese Community

Dr. Lin Brings Critical Stroke Information to Chinese Community

The event was one of NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Community Health Initiatives, bringing life-saving information about stroke to the Chinese community in Queens in their own language.

Dr. Cisse Featured on “Good Doctors” Podcast

Dr. Babacar Cisse, MD. PhD

Babacar Cisse, MD, PhD, describes his amazing journey from Senegal to New York, his struggles to get a foothold in the United States, and his philosophy about taking care of his patients.

Dr. Parker Becomes Two-Time Winner of the Gaposchkin Prize

Whitney Parker, M.D., Ph.D.

The Gaposchkin Prize recognizes excellence in research by a neurosurgery resident.