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Edward H. Oldfield, M.D. Memorial Symposium

Thursday, September 20, 2018, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

NIH Cloisters (Building 60), Lecture Hall

This one-day symposium will honor the work of Dr. Edward Oldfield who passed away on September 1, 2017. The symposium will highlight Dr. Oldfield's research and his scientific and clinical discoveries that improved the care of patients with serious medical conditions. The symposium will also present cutting edge and high-quality scientific research by international speakers involved in the care of patients with neurological and neuro-endocrinological diseases. This symposium will interest professionals and trainees in neurosurgery, endocrinology, neuro-oncology, pharmacology, and other fields.

Dr. Oldfield came to the NIH in 1981 and spent the next 26 years in the NINDS Surgical Neurology Branch. He started as a Senior Staff Fellow, became Chief of the Clinical Neurosurgery Section in 1984, and served as Chief of the Surgical Neurology Branch from 1986 until 2007. He received the Public Health Superior Service Award in 1991 for successfully managing the Surgical Neurology Branch, training academic neurosurgeons, and advancing the understanding of the biology of brain tumors. He spent the last 10 years of his career as the Crutchfield Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Virginia.

Registration is open to all. We encourage advanced registration by September 18, 2018.

Congratulations to our Graduating Neurosurgery Resident!

Faculty and staff of the NIH Neurological Surgery Residency Training Program and the Surgical Neurology Branch, NINDS would like to congratulate Winson Ho, M.D. for successfully completing neurosurgery residency training on June 30, 2018. Dr. Ho entered the Residency Training Program, starting as a PGY 1 resident in July 2011, and is the second resident to graduate from the program. Dr. Ho is continuing his postgraduate education, pursuing a pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah.