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UC Neurosurgery Chairman Receives National Award

Joe ChengThe American Association of Neurological Surgeons is awarding Dr. Joseph Cheng with its Distinguished Service Award. The AANS gives out this award to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of neurosurgery. 

AANS President, Dr. Christopher Shaffrey cited Dr. Cheng’s exemplary service to the speciality of neurosurgery as the basis of the award. “Your statesmanship, leadership and devotion to the speciality of neurosurgery have been particularly inspiring for me and many others who have had the opportunity to work with you,” writes Dr. Shaffrey.

The Distinguished Service Award is one of the highest honors presented by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Cheng, the chairman of UC’s Department of Neurosurgery, will receive the award at an official presentation at the association’s annual meeting in Boston in April 2020.

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