7TH ANNUAL MALIK LECTURE: Athletic Head Trauma: The Interface Between Sports, Science, Pseudoscience

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (UTC-5:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

This complimentary continuing medical education event will feature renowned neurosurgeon H. Hunt Batjer, M.D., FACS, FAANS, who will share his insights on sports head trauma related to athletics. Dr. Hunt Batjer is the Lois C.A. and Darwin E. Smith Distinguished Chair in Neurological Surgery and Chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Batjer is recognized internationally as a leading cerebrovascular surgeon. 

Dr. Batjer has had numerous roles in organized medicine. He is a past-President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Society of University Neurosurgeons, the Neurosurgical Society of America, and the Society of Neurological Surgeons, and is the immediate past-President of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. He is past-Chairman of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Section on Cerebrovascular Disease. He is a past-Director and past-Chair of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and was Chairman of the Board of the Interurban Neurosurgical Society from 2001 to 2012. He is past-Chair of the ACGME Neurosurgical Residency Review Committee, and Co-Chair of the NFL Committee on Head, Neck, and Spine Injuries. In 2011 he was named Honored Guest of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. In 2016 he was the Medalist for Neurosurgical Society of America and was awarded the Founder’s Laurel by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Batjer recently returned to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, which is the institution in which he obtained his medical education and neurosurgical training. He served on the faculty at UT Southwestern until 1995, when he took the position as the Michael J. Marchese Professor and Founding Chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago where he served until September 2012.

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Detroit Athletic Club
241 Madison Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

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