Joseph M. Piepmeier

Yale University, USA

Joseph M. Piepmeier is the vice chairman for clinical affairs, and he holds the rank of Nixdorf/German Professor of neurosurgery. He served as the Chairman of the Joint Section on Tumors for the AANS/CNS, President of the Connecticut Neurosurgery Society, and President of the Neurosurgical Society of America. In addition, he is a Member of the Editorial Board of Neurosurgery and the past Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Neuro-oncology. Dr. Piepmeier is a recipient of the Allied Services Award, the Wakeman Award for work in clinical neurosurgery, and the Bittner Lecture (the American Association of Neurological Surgeons). The primary focus of Dr. Piepmeier's clinical and laboratory work is neuro-oncology. He serves as the Section Chief of Neuro-oncology and is a Member of the Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center. He has got the M.D. degree in 1975 from the Medical School at the University of Tennessee, Tenn, USA, and he had his residency in neurosurgery at the Yale-New Haven Hospital, Conn, USA. In addition, he had a fellowship in neurosurgery at the Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Piepmeier is board certified in 1984 in neurological surgery.

Biography Updated on 15 July 2009

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