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Javid MD received the Manfred E. Swarsensky Humanitaran
Service Award in 2001; and the Emeritus Faculty Award, U
of Wisconsin Alumni Association, 2000; He was featured in
a profile article in Persian Heritage Magazine. An endowed
professorship in his name was established in 1998.
A conference room was dedicated to Dr. Javid in 1998 by
the Dept of Neurosurgery at U of W ; AOA Honor Medical Society.
Dr Javid's accomplishments and contributions to the field
of neurosurgery are numerous. He trained 50 neurosurgeons
during his tenure as chairman and program director at the
University of Wisconsin where he established the Dept of
Neurosurgery. Since his retirement in
1998,. He has been active in Hospice care, the Millenium
Committee and Challenges of the Elderly. Dr. Javid now has
the time to pursue his avocation--the study of world religions.
He is a member of the Haha'I faith. Upon his retirement,
the chairman of the Religious Studies program at the University
asked Dr. Javid to join his group as a guest lecturer. He
continues to enjoy this association.
Kim Jeong MD PHD: Dr. Kim was promoted to Associate
Professor in 2002 and specializes in brain tumors, especially
Kamath, MD is head of the neurosurgical service at the
VA Hospitals in Boston, MA.
Karacostas MD was appointed Asst. Prof of Neurology in
2001 where he specializes in stroke. He has been at the Department
of Nerurology at AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University
School of Medicine since 1981 . He has been organizing an
experimental lab aimed at 1) Multiple Sclerosis (stem cells
2) Stroke rat model (progenitor cells transplantaton and trophic
factors in the
ischemic MCA zone.
Kimiyoshi MD: Retired in 2000 as the Chief of Neurosurgery
at Tokyo Medical and Dental University and now works for
private hospitals in and near Tokyo.
M. Klein MD: retired in 1994 from pediatric neurosurgery
Miyazaki MD is a Councilor, Board of Trustees, Japan
Neurosurgical Society, Member, Board of Directors, Japan
Association of Neurosurgical Clinics
Morawetz MD has been the Director of the Division of
Neurosurgery since 1988 and Vice-Chairman of Dept of Surgery
at UAB since 1999. He is Director of the American Board
of Neurological Surgery and Vice-President of the American
Academy of Neurological Surgery
Morgalla Matthias MD Ph.D. received a PhD in 2000. Current
activities are research in neurotraumatology, neurotrotection
S. Ogilvy, MD was promoted to Professor of Surgery(Neurosurgery)
Onofrio MD was named Professor and Chair at the Mayo
Clinic in Neurosurgery , LaCrosse, Wicsconsin. He spends
a great deal of his time as "professional crate maker"
for his wife Judy's art.
N. Nelson MD PhD is engaged in the private practice
of neurosurgery in Rochester NY and teaches part time at
the University of Rochester.
G. Nilges MD retired from neurosurgery in 1984 and from
office and consulting practice in 1986. He studied all aspects
of brain death (medical, philosophicaland theological) and
published on this topic. Returned part-time as an examiner
for the Indiana DisabilityDetermination Bureau, but retired
in 2002 due to health reasons at the age of 82. He is co-editor
and contributor of a chapter to "Beyond Brain Death",
Kluwer Acadmic Publishers, 2000 with Michael Potts and Paul
Ott MD is currently Chief, Section of Neurosurgery at
Mercy Hospital 2003-2005 Director, San Diego Gamma Knife
Center, La Jollas, CA
A. Richter MD : retired from neurosurgery July 1999. He
served a one-year term as President of the Pennsylvania
Medical Society. Currently is Director of a Professional
Insurance Company named PMSLIC and very involved in claims
management, underwriting and rate setting. He is enjoying
A. Roth MD: Currently in a full-time private practice
in Melrose, Massachusetts, limited to spinal microsurgery
after 39 years.
G. Shetter MD is practicing at Barrow Neurological Associates
Sasaki MD received the Japan Neurosurgical Society Award
in 2003 and the Keio Sanshi-Kai Award in 2002.
M. Sonstein MD retired from surgery, but still has an
active office practice. Had 2nd cervical fusion (now C4-7
done with plate). Residual myelopaty (how ironic!) somewhat
limited. Best wishes to all. --Fred
B. Tatter MD PhD: Leading accruer to NABTT neurosurgical
brain tumor trials!!