James Markert, M.D., MPH, has been named the president-elect of the American Academy of Neurological Surgery.
Markert is the James Garber Galbraith endowed chair of Neurosurgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Markert has served on the executive committee of the academy for several years, including serving as secretary for the last three years.
The mission of the AAcNS is to foster scientific discovery and innovative research seeking to better the lives of patients suffering from neurological and surgical disorders.
American Academy of Neurological Surgery