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Harbaugh Named Society of Neurological Surgeons President-Elect

Robert Harbaugh, MD, professor and chair of Penn State Neurosurgery and director of Penn State Neuroscience Institute, has been chosen as president-elect of the Society of Neurological Surgeons (SNS). The SNS is the oldest neurological society in the world and includes leaders in neurosurgical residency education. Harbaugh also serves as president of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and as vice-chair of the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

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Robert E. Harbaugh, MD, FACS, FAHA

Director, Penn State Neuroscience Institute
Professor, Engineering Science and Mechanics
University Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Phone: 717-531-3828
Residency: Neurological Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, N.H.
Medical School: Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey
Internship: Surgery, General, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, N.H.
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